Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics program helps professionals hone their data-analytic skills so that they can be confident that their projects are backed by proven methodology, solid plans, and strong data-driven assessments.  The curriculum blends practical and theoretical data analysis, giving students the tools and knowledge needed to handle and analyze data for their organizations.  Graduates have increased understanding of statistical analysis and industry-standard software packages, as well as solid backgrounds in the fundamentals of statistics that extends beyond a software program’s capabilities or features.  These skills are useful in fields such as business, education, health, science, government, and technology.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • 2.75 minimum GPA
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose/Intent
  • TOEFL, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education