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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 this certificate 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 communicating results to a variety of audiences. Completing this certificate program gives current working professionals and graduate students a competitive advantage and broadens their career options. Courses cost $1,000 per credit.

What Sets Us Apart?

  1. 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 SAS programming.
  2. Our interdisciplinary approach helps you gain practical experience in a variety of fields—preparing you for a dynamic career.
  3. The curriculum can be tailored to your interests and goals with a variety of electives.
  4. Our flexible curriculum includes evening and part-time options and allows you to combine on-site and online coursework.
  5. The certificate can be completed in as little as one year.

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Contact:

Carl Walasek, MS
Director of Certificate in Biostatistical Methods

Office Location:

McNeil STC, Room 208

Address:

University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-596-8796

Email:

c.walase@usciences.edu