Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Certificate in Applied Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a certificate program in applied statistics, designed for people in area businesses, industry, government, and education, as well as offering to the Department's own majors an opportunity for further recognition of their skills. It is helpful for students who want to pursue a master's program in statistics but need additional advanced undergraduate coursework.

The requirements for the certificate are successful completion of:

  1. MAT 281 and MAT 282 or the equivalent

  2. Four of the following courses:
    • MAT 383 System Modeling & Simulation
    • MAT 386 Sampling Design & Analysis
    • MAT 387 Introduction to Applied Biostatical Methods
    • MAT 388 Statistical Quality Control
    • MAT 461 Stochastic Models in Operations Research
    • MAT 484 Design and Analysis of Experiments
    • MAT 485 Introduction to Applied Regression
    • MAT 486 Introduction to Big Data Analytics
    • MAT 487 Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis
    • MAT 488 Introduction to Data Mining

Students must contact the Department Chair about application to the program. The courses are offered during the late afternoon to make them more accessible to working people.