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The graduate certificate in statistical modeling provides you with the statistical modeling expertise that is part of the master’s program in statistics.

As a graduate of our program, you will enter the workforce prepared to apply your skills in recognizing patterns of relationships among variables of interest to a variety of fields.

All 12 credits of this certificate can be applied to the master’s degree in statistics program to underscore and round out your graduate study.

What You Will Learn

In today’s data-centric professional environment, a graduate certificate in statistical modeling adds valuable skills to your resumé.

This certificate helps students or professionals with quantitative backgrounds to earn:

  • graduate-level expertise in data analysis and modeling
  • hands-on experience in computational statistics

What It’s Like to Earn a Certificate in Statistical Modeling at Ball State


In the mathematical sciences department, our class sizes are small, giving you the opportunity to get to know your peers and receive the one-on-one attention you need from your instructors.

In this program, you will build on essential research, analysis, and critical thinking skills. You’ll also acquire computational experience that will enhance your resumé and skill set.

Statisticians are among the top jobs in the United States. This program prepares you to be a highly qualified, in-demand job applicant in a competitive and well-paid field.

Program Requirements

For a complete list of these courses and their descriptions, please see our Course Catalog.

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Paying for Your Education

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More Information

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