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Certificate in Sports Analytics

The Certificate in Sports Analytics will prepare students with the skills and training needed to collect data and to interpret and analyze it. This is a free-standing certificate program within the Department of Statistics.


Students will complete 12 credit hours of course work offered by the Department of Statistics, consisting of a two-course sequence in applied statistical models and a two-course sequence in sports analytics.  

A certificate consists of at least 12 credits; at least 12 credits must be taken in MU course work. Students must meet the minimum GPA requirements for a certificate, which in no case can be lower than 2.0. In addition, a student cannot receive a grade lower than a C- in any course applied towards a certificate in the College. For more information, please see Requirements for an Optional Certificate.

STAT 4510Applied Statistical Models I3
STAT 4520Applied Statistical Models II3
STAT 4330Methods in Sports Analytics I3
STAT 4340Methods in Sports Analytics II3