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Mathematics & Statistics

Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Statistics

The applied statistics undergraduate certificate program is designed for individuals who wish to improve data analytic skills. Students are trained in the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of numerical data. By enrolling in the certificate program, students will build competency in the field of applied statistics, which is beneficial to a wide range of careers. Statistics has contributed organizational and analytical techniques that provide new insights in fields that range from the physical life and sciences to business, law, history, literature, and the social sciences.


Admission to the Program

Open to undergraduate degree and nondegree students. 

Certificate Requirements

  • 18 credit hours of approved course work with at least 9 credit hours at the 300-level or above, with grades of C or better. 
  • Grades of C- or D in certificate program courses are not accepted toward the fulfillment of certificate requirements, although these grades will be included in the calculation of the GPA. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students in certificate programs must take a minimum of 6 credit hours during each 12-month period and complete the certificate in four years. International students must enroll in 12 credit hours each semester (except for summer). A maximum of 3 credit hours earned at an accredited college or university may be applied toward the certificate as transfer credit. 

Course Requirements

  • CSC-280 Introduction to Computer Science (4) 
  • MATH-211 Applied Calculus I (4) or MATH-221 Calculus I (4)
  • MATH-222 Calculus II (4) 
  • STAT-202 Basic Statistics (4) or STAT-203 Basic Statistics with Calculus (4)
  • STAT-302 Intermediate Statistics (3) or STAT-514 Statistical Methods (3)