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1716 Certificate in Data Analysis Using SAS®

The Certificate in Data Analysis using SAS® (Ref. #1716) requires a minimum of 15 semester hours.  This certificate is designed for a student seeking a career as a statistical programmer / analyst / consultant in a knowledge-based industry or in a research institution.

To be eligible for the program, the student must have completed MATH 136 or MATH 142 (or equivalent) with a grade of C or better.  The certificate requirements are as follows:

  1. A minimum of 12 credit hours of core statistics courses:  STAT 301, 330, 401, 402.
  2. At least 3 credit hours of courses using SAS®, selected from the following:
    • Any 300-level or higher STAT course using SAS®, other than STAT 301, 330, 401, and 402;
    • MATH 498 (Undergraduate Senior Project) – Students are required to provide an electronic copy of their paper to the Statistics Education Committee of the Department of Mathematics to verify the use of SAS® software;
    • Any 300-level or higher course using SAS® in another department, with prior approval from the Statistics Education Committee of the Department of Mathematics.

A student is permitted to transfer a maximum of six semester hours toward a certificate program.  Only undergraduate courses may be used to fulfill undergraduate certificate program requirements.

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