Federal Statistics Graduate Certificate (2017-2018 Catalog)

Prof. Linda Davis, Coordinator (ldavisc@gmu.edu)

Catalog Entry


This certificate is targeted at upgrading the skills of practitioners and intended to respond to the need for broad training in statistics, survey methods, and data analysis, including graphics and data visualization.


Admission Requirements

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

Coursework in calculus and calculus-based probability and statistics, comparable to the following Mason courses: MATH 113, MATH 114, and STAT 344.


Degree Requirements (12 credits)

Certificate Courses (9 credits)

Choose 3 courses from the following list.

  • STAT 535 - Analysis of Experimental Data (Credits: 3)
  • STAT 544 - Applied Probability (Credits: 3)
  • STAT 554 - Applied Statistics I (Credits: 3)
  • STAT 560 - Biostatistical Methods (Credits: 3)
  • STAT 574 - Survey Sampling I (Credits: 3)
  • STAT 654 - Applied Statistics II (Credits: 3)
  • STAT 655 - Analysis of Variance (Credits: 3)
  • STAT 656 - Regression Analysis (Credits: 3)
  • STAT 657 - Nonparametric Statistics (Credits: 3)
  • STAT 662 - Multivariate Statistical Methods (Credits: 3)
  • STAT 663 - Statistical Graphics and Data Exploration I (Credits: 3)
  • STAT 665 - Categorical Data Analysis (Credits: 3)
  • STAT 674 - Survey Sampling II (Credits: 3)
Elective Courses (3 credits)

Choose 3 credits from STAT courses numbered 500-775.