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Certificate in Statistical Analysis With R Programming

Perform Large-Scale Data Analysis Using Modern Applied Statistics and R


Program Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 9 months
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost: $5,025

Next start date:

September 2023

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About this Program

The R programming language has become a vital tool for extracting useful information from large data sets across industry, academia and scientific research circles. R offers powerful statistical techniques, elegant data visualization capabilities, high extensibility and an active community that generates code packages for anyone to use.

In this three-course certificate program, you’ll learn to perform sophisticated data analysis and modeling using statistical tools and R programming. We’ll cover the fundamentals of modern applied statistics for use in inference and prediction. You’ll gain advanced skills in data mining and data management and discover how to produce insightful visual presentations. Develop the capabilities to solve complex problems using R and learn additional statistical methods on your own.

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A wide range of technically oriented professionals who want to better understand modern applied statistics in order to analyze and derive meaning from real-life data sets.

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Alumni Spotlight

Johanna Krogh, a graduate of the UW Certificate in Statistical Analysis with R Programming, describes how her certificate program provided her with confidence, experience and a new job.

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  • How to apply modern statistics to real-life problems in research and industry
  • Foundational R programming, visualization and plotting skills
  • How to streamline data manipulation and create advanced graphics
  • Data analysis methods using predictive modeling and machine learning
  • Time series analysis, spatial modeling, 3D plotting, mapping and animation


  • Generate publication-quality plots and cutting-edge graphics-embedded reports
  • Master the train-validate-test sequence of predictive methods
  • Learn how to create your own R packages

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Top Employers

Boeing, Microsoft, Amazon, NOAA, University of Washington, Adaptive Biotechnologies


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Program Overview

Complete the courses listed below to earn the certificate. You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details.

Learning Format

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »

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