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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Applied Statistics, Graduate Certificate

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Purdue University
Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics
Department of Mathematical Sciences  
College of Arts and Sciences

Peter D. Dragnev, Chair
W. Douglas Weakley, Graduate Program Director
260-481-6225 ~ Kettler Hall 200

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics is designed to give engineers and technical managers the statistical knowledge and experience needed for good planning and quality control.


You must have completed a calculus and a statistics course to be admitted. To apply, visit the Web site If you have questions, please call Doug Weakley at 260-481-6233 or e-mail

Program Restrictions

All of the courses are offered starting at 4:30 p.m. or later, two days a week; the certificate requires a grade of B or better in each course. At most, one course may be transferred from another institution. Courses applied toward the certificate may also be applied toward either of PFW’s master’s programs in mathematics.

Total Credits: 12

Student Responsibility

You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program.  Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies and procedures governing your academic career.  All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.

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