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2011-2012 CU Denver Catalog 
2011-2012 CU Denver Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Statistics Graduate Certificate

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Coordinator: Stephanie Santorico:
Telephone: 303-556-2547
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Entrance Requirements

Students are expected to have a bachelor’s degree and be admitted to the graduate school as either a degree-seeking or non-degree seeking student. Students are expected to have completed an introductory statistics course (such as MATH 2830 or the equivalent) or an introductory course in probability. At least one semester of calculus and a course containing linear algebra are also recommended.

To apply, see Graduate Applied Statistics Certificate Application 



There are three parts to the requirements:

Required Courses

Total: 9 Hours

Elective (choose one):

Total: 3 Hours

Project (1 Hour)

An independent data analysis project with a report and presentation to demonstrate proficiency with data analysis techniques and a statistical computing software package. Enroll for one hour of MATH 5840 (Independent Study) or in an equivalent course preapproved by the certificate coordinator.


Certificate Total: 13 Hours


Grade Requirements

Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA or above in these courses with no credit given for courses with grades below B-.

Residency Requirements

Since a certificate is a University of Colorado Denver certification of a student’s specialized knowledge in an advanced subject area, all courses in the certificate program are expected to be taken in residency at the University of Colorado Denver.


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