Industrial Statistics (Graduate Certificate)

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a graduate certificate in the area of industrial statistics. This program is primarily designed to help professionals in manufacturing and service industries to improve their expertise in statistical design of studies, and statistical and analytical methodology for decision making, planning, and quality improvement.

Admissions Requirement

Individuals holding a bachelor's degree are eligible to apply for admission to a graduate certificate program.


Please visit the Graduate School website for detailed instructions about applying to the certificate program.

Certificate Requirements

A graduate certificate in industrial statistics is awarded for completion of four courses as follows:

Required Courses
Select three of the following:9
Advanced Statistical Modeling
Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement and Design
Applied Regression Analysis
Design of Experiments I
Select one of the following:3
Survival Analysis
Time Series Analysis
Design of Experiments II
Probability with Applications
Bayesian and Computational Statistics
Spatial Statistics
Any other special topics course in the area of industrial statistics. Other special topics courses are occasionally offered and may be added to the list of elective courses
Total Credits12

Note that all of these have as a prerequisite an introductory statistics course, such as MATH 835 Statistical Methods for Research.