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Certificate Requirements -- 18 credits

 Core courses – Required (6 credits):
  SOC WRK 718
Introduction to SAS Programming (3 cr)
  SOC WRK 719 Advanced SAS Programming (3 cr)
Core courses – Flexible (6 credits minimum):
  BUS ADM 714 Multivariate Techniques in Management Research (3 cr)
  BUS MGMT 709 Analytic Models for Managers (3 cr, online)
  ED PSY 724 Educational Statistics II (3 cr)
  ED PSY 820 Multiple Regression and other General Linear Models (3 cr)
  PH 707* Introduction to Statistical Computing (1 cr)
  PH 710* Biostatistics I (3 cr)
  PH 810 Biostatistics II (3 cr)
  POL SCI 701 Techniques of Political Science Research (3 cr)
  POL SCI 702 Advanced Techniques of Political Science Research (3 cr)
  SOC WRK 961 Introduction to Statistical Methods (4 cr)
SOC WRK 962 Applied Multiple Regression Analysis (3 cr)
  * PH 707 and PH 710 have to be taken concurrently.
Electives (6 credits minimum):
  BUS ADM 713 Business Forecasting Methods (3 cr, online)
  BUS ADM 763 Marketing Analytics (3 cr, online)
  ED PSY 825 Multivariate Methods (3 cr)
  ED PSY 826 Analysis of Cross-Classified Categorical Data (3 cr)
  ED PSY 832 Theory of Hierarchical Linear Modeling (3 cr)
  POL SCI 935 Seminar in Advanced Political Science Methodology (3 cr)
Additional elective courses can be chosen with prior consent of the program committee.

A minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA in certificate courses is required for students to remain in the program.

Transfer Credit

Students are allowed up to 3 credits from an institution other than UWM to be counted towards the certificate’s 18-credit requirement, subject to approval of the Certificate Committee. Transfer courses must have been completed within the last 3 years with grades of B or higher. Students must provide evidence that the transfer courses are substantially the same as the core or elective courses.

Articulation with UWM graduate degree programs

No more than 50% of the credits required for a graduate certificate may count toward meeting UWM degree requirements. Inclusion of credits and degree requirements is at the discretion of the degree granting academic unit (department, school, or college).

Time Limit

Students who pursue the Graduate Certificate in Applied Data Analysis Using SAS® will have three years from initial enrollment in a certificate course to complete the certificate requirements.