George Mason University
George Mason University Mason
George Mason University

Applied Statistics, Graduate Certificate

Department of Statistics

Nguyen Engineering Building, 1705
4400 University Drive, MS 4A7
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 703-993-1700

Email: statistics@gmu.edu

Program Overview

This certificate trains students in data analysis and statistical methodology.  It is intended to complement PhD and MS programs outside the Department of Statistics. It is also intended to be responsive to the needs of those who teach or work in government/industry and want to increase their knowledge of statistics.

Highlights

Graduate certificates may be pursued independently or in conjunction with a graduate degree program. Please see the University Catalog for complete information on program requirements and policies. Additional specifications may apply.

Admission Requirements

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution, with a minimum overall GPA of at least 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale). No specific undergraduate degree is required. Applicants are expected to have basic computer literacy. Successful completion of an undergraduate course in statistics is required for admission. One semester of calculus is strongly recommended.

Certificate Requirements

The graduate certificate may be pursued only on a part-time basis

With prior written approval of the graduate certificate coordinator, a student with sufficient background in statistics may replace STAT 535 with 3 credits chosen from the list of elective courses.

This information is being provided here for your planning purposes only. For official catalog information, please refer instead to the official George Mason University Catalog Website at http://catalog.gmu.edu.

Opportunities

Students who enroll in a certificate program will receive state-of-the art scientific and practical information in cutting-edge areas. All courses are taught by our distinguished faculty with years of experience in their respective fields or research and practice. As graduate student at Mason you will have access to the vast resources of our library and the open lab facilities in the Volgenau School.

Graduate certificates may be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis.

This information is being provided here for your planning purposes only. For official catalog information, please refer instead to the official George Mason University Catalog Website at http://catalog.gmu.edu.
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