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DAAS Graduate Certificate

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The Applied Statistics Graduate Certificate is designed to provide working professionals in the Washington D.C. region with a quality education in Data Analytics. 

Our students leave our 12-credit program with the core technical proficiencies they need to extract information and insights from data for evidence-based decision making, predictive modeling and classification. 

In addition to this graduate certificate, Virginia Tech offers a master's degree in Data Analysis and Applied Statistics in Falls Church, VA, and Blacksburg, VA. Visit the program website for more information.

Course Requirements

Required (12 credit hours)

  • STAT 5054 - Introduction to Statistical Computing 
  • STAT 5615 - Statistics in Research I 
  • STAT 5024 - Effective Communication in Statistics
  • STAT 5616 - Statistics in Research II


One evening per week, classes are held in-person at our Northern Virginia campus (NVC) in Falls Church, VA. The NVC campus is within walking distance from the Metro - Orange line West Falls Church station. Parking is available for students who drive. Note: We are currently teaching classes online due to the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic. In Fall 2022, we anticipate being able to hold classes in person again. 

Estimated Tuition and Fees

The Applied Statistics Graduate Certificate requires 12 credit hours to complete. Cost per credit hour for non-degree seeking students (under the Commonwelth Campus prorgam) is currently $867 per credit hour for Virginia residents and $1,689 for non-Virginia residents. Please visit the VT Bursar's office website for more information. 

Financial Aid

This graduate certificate is not eligible for financial aid.


Virginia Tech is accredited in Virginia by State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).



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