Statistical Data Analysis


There is a significant need to certify professional statistical analysts in various fields, such as the social, medical, physical, and biological sciences, engineering, business, and other industries. Individuals who have their baccalaureate or graduate degrees from these fields, and who find it necessary to design experiments, collect and analyze data, and interpret and make decisions based on ordinary and complex statistical techniques and methods would benefit from this certificate. This interdisciplinary program fulfills the basic educational training required to address these professional activities.

Course Location/Delivery

The Certificate is offered at the Tampa campus.

Admission Requirements

The applicant must have an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited academic institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA and:

  • A minimum score of 1000 on the GRE
  • A minimum score of 650 on the quantitative portion of the GRE
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 550 on the written exam or 213 on the computer-based exam

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.


None are required.


15 credit hours. Twelve (12) semester hours of graduate-level course work plus three (3) hours of Independent Study

  • STA 5166 - Statistical Methods I (3)
  • STA 5326 - Mathematical Statistics I (3)
  • STA 5526 - Nonparametric Statistics (3)
  • STA 6167 - Statistical Methods II (3)
  • MAT 6908 - Independent Study (3)



Time Limit

The certificate program should be completed within five (5) semesters

Credit toward Graduate Degree

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.

Standardized Tests

The GRE is required for all students and the TOFEL is required for international students. International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.


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