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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Applied Statistics

Portland State University

12 months
708 USD/credit 16992 USD/year
708 USD/credit 16992 USD/year
478 USD/credit 11472 USD/year
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Give yourself a competitive edge in today's job market with a graduate certificate in Applied Statistics from Portland State University. You'll hone your statistical, data analysis, and modeling skills to become a more effective problem-solver, whether you pursue a career in business, health, science, government, or technology. 

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Gaining your graduate certificate is a great way to specialize your learning; all mathematics certificates can be added on to your undergraduate or graduate learning. Most of our students pair this certificate with their graduate studies in a variety of fields that benefit from the application of statistical methods, including psychology, civil and environmental engineering, economics, electrical and computer engineering, computer science, engineering and technology management, environmental science and management, mechanical engineering, political sciences, sociology, urban studies, and systems science. In a relatively short amount of time, your graduate certificate in applied statistics can burst ahead of other applicants in a competitive job market.

As a student in the Applied Statistics from Portland State University , you'll develop a depth of understanding of methods and breadth of application across disciplines. You'll take a set of core courses to learn the fundamentals of applied statistics, followed by electives offered by a half-dozen departments, including environmental science and management, computer science, economics, mechanical engineering, public administration, psychology, sociology, and urban studies.


PSU's graduate certificate in Applied Statistics equips you with the knowledge, skills, and experience you need to become valuable data analysts and problem-solvers for your organization.

Our alumni go on to jobs in a variety of fields, including business, government, and industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Regression Analysis
  • Experimental Design: Theory and Methods
  • Statistical Consulting
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Advanced Mathematical Statistics
  • Statistical Learning
  • Applied Probability
  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Categorical Data Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

This program currently offers rolling admissions for fall, winter, and spring terms. The application closes 2 weeks before the term starts.


24 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA.
  • Copies of official degree certificate/diploma
    • Certified translation of transcripts
    • Financial documentation demonstrating adequate financial support for at least the first year of study

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      16992 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 708 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • National

      16992 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 708 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • In-State

      11472 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 478 USD per credit during 12 months.

    Living costs for Portland

    1271 - 2262 USD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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