University of Arizona
Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs
Program in Statistics
P.O. Box 210030 , School of Anthropology University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721-0030
At the core of the program is a fundamental grounding in both statistical theory and methodology; however, extensive flexibility via course electives allows students to tailor their final programs of study to their own interdisciplinary interests. The students advisor, along with the Program director, is available to discuss individual selection of these electives., At the core of the program is a fundamental grounding in both statistical theory and methodology; however, extensive flexibility via course electives allows students to tailor their final programs of study to their own interdisciplinary interests. The students advisor, along with the Program director, is available to discuss individual selection of these electives., The Certificate expands existing opportunities for potential or current University of Arizona graduate students wishing to obtain a deeper understanding of statistical methodology, inference, and practice, and offers greater depth of focus to their data-analytic training. The Certificate's program of study provides a prescribed format for such learning, while also allowing for a flexible curriculum that addresses this need over a wide variety of disciplines. Students may design or select a course curriculum pertinent to their own research or professional interests from a list of advanced, statistically rigorous courses taken from across the campus. Depending on the student's selection of elective courses, expertise may be gained in statistical practice, theory, and/or applications in a specialized area such as biometry, bioinformatics, econometrics, environmetrics, psychometrics, etc.
Accreditation:North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
International Student Requirements:For students applying from non-English-speaking countries and who do not have a degree from a U.S. institution of higher learning, scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): pBT score above 600 and a pBT Section 1 score above 60, or iBT score above 100 and an iBT Section 2 score above 27. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination can be submitted in lieu of the TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score requirement for admissions consideration is a score of 7, with a score of no less than 6 on any individual module.
Facts & Figures
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999