Applied Statistics

Our Program

This certificate program is designed to help you become knowledgeable about the area of applied statistics. This certificate program meets the needs of scientists in any area seeking an in-depth background in statistics. The program is also ideal who industrial workers wishing to increase the statistical thinking ability. 



A total of 12 credits from the Department of Statistics must be earned to complete the program. An average of a 3.0 or better in all the classes from Purdue is required.


STAT 51100 - Statistical Methods
STAT 51200 - Applied Regression Analysis, or equivalent


STAT 51400: Design of Experiments
STAT 51600: Basic Probability and Applications
STAT 51700: Statistical Inference
STAT 52200: Sampling and Survey Techniques

Other statistics courses with numbers above 51700 may be substituted with approval
For substitution or transfer course approval, please contact


You must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0.

Note: Acceptance into the certificate program does NOT assure admission to the Graduate School of Purdue University to pursue an advanced degree.