Certificate in Statistical Analysis With R Programming

Perform Large-Scale Data Analysis, Manipulation and Presentation


Program Details

  • Location: Online, UW Seattle
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Class Times: Evenings
  • Cost: $5,025

Next start date

September 28, 2017

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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, we’ll cover how to perform sophisticated data analysis and modeling using statistical tools and R programming. You’ll gain advanced skills in data mining and big data management and discover how to produce insightful visual presentations. Develop the capabilities to solve complex problems using R.


A wide range of technically oriented professionals who want to analyze and derive meaning from large data sets.

See Requirements


  • Foundational R programming, visualization and plotting skills
  • Implementation of linear regressions, multivariate analysis and non-linear models
  • 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


  • Create packages in R that involve applied data mining for analytics
  • Apply statistical modeling techniques to real-life challenges

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.

Start Dates

Learning Formats


Attend class in person at one of our convenient locations. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. An online learning management system may be required to access some course materials and assignments.


Courses are offered 100 percent online. The flexible online format allows you to access course content wherever you are, on your own schedule. You simply need to complete assignments by their due dates. Video lectures, assignments and other course materials are delivered through a Web-based learning management system, such as Canvas or Moodle, which also serves as a hub for communicating with your instructors and classmates. You can stream video lectures as they are delivered live or view recordings at a later time.


Our special blended programs combine the convenience of online study with the vibrancy of in-person classes for a unique learning experience.

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