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Application / Admission


Those who wish to enroll in the Certificate program must have earned a bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75. Potential applicants who already hold a graduate degree must have earned that degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.

Prospective students may apply to the Graduate School as candidates for the Certificate program alone (in non-degree status; indicate intention to pursue the Certificate in the application), or they may pursue the certificate in combination with other graduate degree programs at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Prospective students must apply to the Certificate program before completion of six credits in the certificate curriculum.

All prospective students need to complete the Certificate program’s online application.

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In addition, non-degree candidates need to (a) apply online for admission to UWM as non-degree graduate students at, and (b) forward an official transcript of the highest degree earned to the Graduate School, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P.O. Box 340, Milwaukee, WI 53201.

For more information regarding the application process, please contact Dr. Daniel Fuhrmann, CABHR Associate Scientist (Statistician), at, or call (414) 229-5176.

Acceptance into the certificate program does not guarantee admission to any other graduate programs.