A report by McKinsey Global Institute estimates that by 2018, the U.S. could face a shortage of 190,000 people with deep analytic skills in addition to 1.5 million managers and analysts with an ability to use big data for effective decision-making.
To meet the demand for quantitative expertise, USciences offers this certificate program in partnership with SAS, creator of the world’s most widely used statistical software. The curriculum blends analytic SAS programming with technical and practical aspects of biostatistical applications and trains students in communicating results to a variety of audiences. Completing this certificate program gives current working professionals and graduate students a competitive advantage and broadens their career options.
Students are required to successfully earn a total of 12 credit hours. All statistics courses included in the certificate program are 3 credits each, therefore students will be required to complete a total of 4 courses, two required and two electives.