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biostatistical methods with sas programming certificate
a report by mckinsey global institute estimates that by 2018, the u.s. could face a shortage of 190,000 people with deep analytic skills in addition to 1.5 million managers and analysts with an ability to use big data for effective decision-making.
to meet the demand for quantitative expertise, usciences offers the biostatistical methods program in partnership with sas, creator of the world’s most widely used statistical software. the curriculum blends analytic sas programming with technical and practical aspects of biostatistical applications and trains students in communication results to a variety of audiences. courses cost $1,000 per credit, and this twelve-credit certificate is designed to be completed in one year.
graduates of this program:
- enter a field projected to grow more than 30% according to the bureau of labor statistics.
- have a wide range of career opportunities spanning from government agencies, to research and development. salaries for data scientists ranging from $90,000 to $115.000.
- possess strong knowledge of sas, the premier statistical analysis software used across disciplines.
what sets us apart?
- the program was designed in collaboration with sas, the leading provider of analytics software tools—used by more than 95% of fortune
500 companies. upon completion of this program, you will receive a professionally
recognized joint certificate that acknowledges your experience in data analytics and
- our interdisciplinary approach helps you gain practical experience in a variety of
fields—preparing you for a dynamic career.
- our flexible curriculum includes evening and part-time options and allows you to combine on-site and online coursework. the curriculum can be tailored to your interests and goals with a variety of electives.
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carl walasek, ms
director of certificate in biostatistical methods
mcneil stc, room 208
university of the sciences
600 south 43rd street
philadelphia, pa 19104-4495