Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Certificate in Statistics

The certificate in statistics is designed to present a rigorous introduction to university-level mathematics to non-matriculated students. In a data-driven world, scientists, medical professionals, public health officials, and business leaders across industries make informed decisions based on the analysis of data.

Minimum number of credits required for the certificate: 19

Required Courses: (13 credits)

Note: Some of these courses have prerequisites; see course descriptions.

MAT 252 Calculus C (4 cr)
MAT 264 Statistical Software Packages (3 cr)
MAT 281 Introduction to Probability (3 cr) or MAT 380 Probability and Statistics (3 cr)
MAT 282 Statistical Inference (3 cr)

Elective Courses: (6 credits)

Choose two courses from the following:
MAT 386 Sampling Techniques (3 cr)
MAT 387 Introduction to Applied/Biostatistical Methods (3 cr)
MAT 461 Stochastic Models in Operations Research (3 cr)
MAT 484 Design and Analysis of Experiments (3 cr)
MAT 485 Introduction to Applied Regression (3 cr)
MAT 486 Introduction to Big Data Analytics (3 cr)
MAT 488 Introduction to Data Mining (3 cr)

Candidates for admission must submit:

  • Online application for Certificate Program;
  • Official transcripts or copies of official transcripts from secondary school and/or all colleges and universities from which you received a degree;
  • Additional or other special admission requirements specified by the program.

Please note, students who are enrolled solely in an undergraduate certificate program are not eligible for Federal financial aid.