Program type:


On Campus
Est. time to complete:

2-3 semesters
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Learn how to interpret data and use numbers to identify problems and inform solutions with a Statistics Certificate from UNT.
UNT's statistics certificate offers students a flexible way to explore how to collect and use data to inform research and discover lines of inquiry in their field.

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Why Earn a Statistics Certificate?

UNT's upper-division undergraduate academic certificates provide students with career skills and knowledge to prepare them for their careers and postgraduate studies. The Statistics Certificate is a designation indicating specialized study in the field of Statistics as well as an additional advanced course applying Statistics to another discipline such as Chemistry, Economics or Decision Science.

Statistics Certificate Highlights

The math department funds several scholarships to help you pursue your education. Positions also are available as tutors and graders.
We host various conferences, seminars and colloquiums that provide different viewpoints and discuss research being conducted in math.
Students also have access to our mathematics library, which contains more than 500 mathematics journal subscriptions, most of which are available electronically.
The Math Lab offers you a quiet space to complete homework or receive assistance with specific problems. It’s staffed by students with strong math backgrounds.
Many of our faculty members are internationally recognized experts in their fields and have worked as consultants for private companies and government agencies.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, statistics is one of the top five most in-demand careers.

Statistics Certificate Courses You Could Take

Probability (3 hrs)
Combinatorial analysis, probability, conditional probability, independence, random variables, expectation, parameterized distributions, limit theorems, joint distributions, conditional distributions, and correlation.
Statistics (3 hrs)
Sampling distributions, point estimation, interval estimation, hypothesis testing, goodness of fit tests, regression and correlation, analysis of variance, and non-parametric methods.
Quantitative Analysis (3 hrs)
Statistical treatment of data; theory and principles of sampling and transfer techniques, gravimetric, and volumetric methods; introductory instrumental analysis.
Management Science (3 hrs)Introduction to operations research for business decision making. Spreadsheet methods are used to evaluate the following
deterministic models; allocation problems, linear programming, sequencing and scheduling, and network models.
Statistical Research Methods in Geography (3 hrs)
Application of statistical techniques and mathematical models to spatial analysis, including both point and areal patterns. Examples drawn from both earth and regional science.
Applied Statistics (3 hrs)
Descriptive statistics, elements of probability, random variables, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, regression, contingency tables.

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