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 providing mathematics majors with an opportunity for further recognition of their skills. The certificate is helpful for students who want to pursue a master's program in statistics but need additional advanced undergraduate coursework.

Requirements for the certificate are successful completion of:

  1. MAT 281 Introduction to Probability and MAT 282 Statistical Inference 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.