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Applied Statistics, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #1053 (BCR) Lowell, MA, United States
This Applied Statistics certificate at University of Massachusetts Lowell provides professionals in biology, business, computer science, engineering, insurance, medicine, pharmaceutical and other sciences with statistical tools for survival in a highly competitive world marketplace. 


Experimental design provides methodology for gaining information in an efficient manner. Use of designed experiments in product development is known as off-line quality control.

Learning outcomes

Clinical trials are examples of designed experiments in the medical field. Statistical modeling (linear regression analysis) includes systematic procedures for collecting and analyzing data in order to predict a response variable based on one or more predictor variables. 

The techniques covered in design of experiments are special cases of the general approach to statistical modeling. Applied Statistics Certificate holders at University of Massachusetts Lowell will be equipped with quantitative tools that form the heart of a quality approach to development and improvement of products and services. Most courses are offered in the evening.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Probability and Mathematical Statistics
  • Statistical Modeling and Linear Regression Analysis 
  • Experimental Design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National Students - UMass Lowell Graduate Admissions offers rolling admissions for all programs
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Complete the form
  • Submit your official transcript indicating a completed Bachelor’s degree
  • Enclose an application fee of $50.00
  •  TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Transcript 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    14590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14590 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Lowell

  • 1130 - 2350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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