1716:  Certificate in Data Analysis Using SAS®

The Certificate in Data Analysis using SAS® (Ref. No. 1716) requires a minimum of 15 semester hours.  This certificate is designed for a student seeking a career as a statistical programmer / analyst / consultant in a knowledge-based industry or in a research institution.

To be eligible for the program, the student must have completed MATH 136 or MATH 142 (or equivalent) with a grade of C or better.

       The certificate requirements are as follows:

 (i)  A minimum of 12 credit hours of core statistics courses:  STAT 301, 330, 401, 402.

(ii)  At least 3 credit hours of courses using SAS®, selected from the following:

     (a)  Any 300-level or higher STAT course using SAS®, other than STAT 301, 330, 401, and 402;
     (b)  MATH 498 (Undergraduate Senior Project).  Students are required to provide an electronic copy of their paper  
           to the Statistics Education Committee of the Department of Mathematics to verify the use of SAS® software;
     (c)  Any 300-level or higher course using SAS® in another department, with prior approval from the Statistics
           Education Committee of the Department of Mathematics.

A student is permitted to transfer a maximum of six semester hours toward a certificate program.  

Only undergraduate courses may be used to fulfill undergraduate certificate program requirements.

Statistics Education Committee

Dr. David K. Neal, Lead Academic Advisor
Department of Mathematics
COHH 4108
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY 42101