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The Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematics




Certificate In Statistics

Overview: This certificate program is intended primarily for part-time students who wish to develop their expertise in Statistics, with application to careers in the private and government sectors. All courses involve face-to-face meetings in small classes offered during the evening hours.

Certificate Requirements: Students complete 9-15 hours of coursework, depending on their undergraduate background in Statistics. The curriculum covers Sampling Design, Probability Theory, Statistical Analysis, Programming and Inference.

Application Procedure: Applications are submitted to ECU’s Graduate School, online or via paper forms.  A complete application includes

  • official transcripts from all schools where seven or more hours were earned,
  • a Statement of Purpose, and
  • three letters of recommendation.

Application Deadlines: Applications for admission during the fall semester should be made before June 1. Applications for admission during the spring semester should be made by October 15.

Further Information: You can learn more about our faculty and programs from the Mathematics Department web site. Information on tuition fees and financial aid can be found on the Graduate School’s web site. The Graduate School web site also contains a link to the Graduate Catalog, which includes a complete description and course list for the program.


Dr. Chris Jantzen @ jantzenc@ecu.edu