Our Social Science Statistics Certificate provides the skills necessary to gather, analyze, and assess data for activities like making policy decisions, answering cultural questions, studying behavioral changes, and informing business decisions. This ten course program – including six required courses and four electives – cover the principal statistical concepts used to design, sample, collect, interpret, and present data as it applies to behaviors of groups of people in their environment and special situations.
The core curriculum, taught by leading experts in this industry, covers everything from categorical data analysis, designing valid statistical studies to regression analysis and advanced statistics. The program also includes a comprehensive exploration of survey design, sample size determination, and related processes and mixes theory and practical application so you can apply your skills immediately at your current job or leverage them as you seek a new one.
This certificate is considered the equivalent of a Master’s degree program and earns up to 28 course credits in the U.S. academic system which are transferable as college credit – via the American Council on Education – to other institutions in the U.S. See course offerings below.