Certificate in Statistical Analysis With R Programming

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


Program Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost: $4,020

Next start date:

October 2024

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About this Program

The R programming language is an important tool for extracting useful information from large data sets across industry, academia and scientific research circles. R offers powerful statistical tools, data visualization capabilities, high extensibility and active communities.

In this three-course certificate program, you’ll learn to perform advanced data analysis and modeling using statistical models, tools and R programming. We’ll cover the fundamentals of modern applied statistics for use in inference and prediction. You’ll gain skills in data mining and exploration and discover how to produce insightful visualizations.

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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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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


You may be eligible to apply for a UW Certificate Scholarship or Rotary Scholarship to cover most of the costs of this program. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and the potential of the program to positively impact your career. For more information, see the Scholarships page.

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Boeing, Microsoft, Juno Therapeutics, University of Washington, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service


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You can earn a digital achievement badge for successfully completing this certificate program, as well as a separate badge for each course. These badges can be shared on LinkedIn and other social media sites. Learn more about digital badges.


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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 video conferencing or chat, both in real time. Learn More »

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