Statistics Graduate Program

Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences

  • Graduate Certificate
  • Fee:
    Fee may apply

Statistics Graduate Certificate


With the Statistics Graduate Program, you will gain an advanced skill set that can be applied to nearly all branches of science and technology. Statistical methods are used to analyze experiment results, test significance, and display results accordingly. Statistics can also be vital to making informed business decisions, particularly in times of uncertainty, by helping forecast seasonal, cyclic, and general economic fluctuations.

Increase your understanding of this mathematical science and develop the tools and know-how to collect, analyze, interpret, and present data. You can begin your program any academic quarter that an applicable course is offered, subject to prerequisites, and tailor the program to your interests and career goals.

You Will Learn

  • How to use statistical methods to extract meaning from large datasets
  • How to develop and use predictive models and analytics
  • How to understand and use strategic decision-making applications

Who Should Apply

Strategy managers, scientific researchers, medical researchers, social sciences researchers, data analysts and consultants, advertising and marketing professionals

Earning the Certificate

  • Earn a Stanford Graduate Certificate in Statistics
  • Complete any four graduate courses from the list provided
  • Take courses for graduate credit and a grade
  • Receive a B (3.0) or better in each course

Need further planning guidance?

See the Statistics Graduate Program Planning Document.


  • A conferred Bachelor’s degree with an undergraduate GPA of 3.3 or better.


To pursue a graduate program you need to apply.

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Tuition is based on the number of units you take. See Graduate Course Tuition on our Tuition & Fees page for more information.

Time to Complete Certificate

1-2 years average
3 years maximum to complete


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