Interdisciplinary Certificate in Applied Statistics (ICAS)
The Interdisciplinary Certificate in Applied Statistics is open to current graduate students at the University of Mississippi who seek additional concentration and specialization in applied statistics.
The Interdisciplinary Certificate in Applied Statistics trains and educates students in advanced applied statistical techniques and to certify to potential employers that they have such training; to bring graduate students from different disciplines together to study applied statistics, developing a broader base of research training and enlarging a community of students and faculty with shared interests; and to encourage interdisciplinary research.
15 course hours in applied statistics
- An introductory statistics course
(acceptable courses may include EDRS601, ANTH572, SOC 501, BISC504, POL551, PSY703, CJ 655, HP626, NHM626 or similar course approved by program coordinator)
- An intermediate statistics course
(acceptable courses include EDRS701, PSY704, PHAD780, PHAD781, POL552, or similar course approved by program coordinator)
- 3 additional intermediate/advanced courses beyond any applied statistics courses required in a student’s home degree program all of which must be approved by the program coordinator
Students must earn at least a “B” in every course counted toward the certificate.
- Only students currently enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Mississippi may apply for the Interdisciplinary Certificate Program in Applied Statistics.
- Students may apply to the certificate after completion of an introductory course.
- Students must apply for admission to the certificate program before completion of one-half of the courses that will potentially count toward the certificate requirements.
- Students cannot use thesis or dissertation hours to fulfill the course requirements.
- The time limit for completing the certificate is four years after admission to the program.
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