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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Applied Statistics

Portland State University

12 months
696 USD/credit 16704 USD/year
696 USD/credit 16704 USD/year
466 USD/credit 11184 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. 

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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. Our Applied Statistics certificate from Portland State University prepares you to perform sophisticated statistical analysis and modeling for problems within your discipline. 

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.

What can you do

  • 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 
  • Advanced Mathematical Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • Admission eligibility is based on receipt of a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country or be regionally accredited within the U.S. prior to matriculating into a graduate program. 
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 696 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    16704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 696 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11184 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 466 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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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