Applied Statistics Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics teaches you how to "ask the data" the right questions and find the answers. The program provides focused knowledge in statistical theory with an emphasis on application that allows you to make an immediate impact in your field and realize a more rewarding career.

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics, the student should be prepared to apply many of the common statistical methods to complement his or her every day job duties. Therefore, the student must have a basic understanding of the statistical theory and practice and should be proficient in the application of common statistical methods to one or more areas application. At the completion of the Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics, the student should be able to:

  1. demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of the statistical theory and practice as applicable to his or her field.
  2. function as a collaborator on a research team.
  3. critically evaluate the literature where statistical applications are used.
  4. take a leadership role in the implementation of a research project.
  5. prepare reports and publications resulting from research studies.
  6. serve as an advocate for proper statistical design and interpretation of results in his or her field.