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Certificate in Statistical Analysis With R Programming

Perform Large-Scale Data Analysis, Manipulation and Presentation


Program Details

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

Next start date:

September 2020

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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.

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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.

Duration: 01:03


  • 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.

Learning Formats

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 »


Attend classes part time at one of our convenient locations in the Puget Sound region. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. Learn More »

Program Sessions

Online With Real-Time Meetings


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