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Graduate Certificate of Completion in Enterprise-wide Process & Performance Excellence

The Department of Statistical Science in collaboration with the Colleges of Science, Business, and Engineering offer this interdisciplinary certificate.

Enterprise-wide Process and Performance Excellence relies on exemplary process management, the design, implementation, management and control, and continuous improvement of processes. Many tools, bodies of knowledge, and methodologies are used in effective process management and most are explored and used to gain this certificate, but the concentration of this certificate is on the analysis of processes using statistical, simulation, and mathematical applications. This certificate program is highly integrative and will include hands on process improvement projects.

Applying to the Certificate Program

  • Students admitted to the Graduate School at the University of Idaho must submit the Academic Certificate Declaration on page 2 of the Change of Curriculum form to the Department of Statistical Science for department chair approval.
  • To apply for the program as a stand-alone certificate please apply online through Graduate Admissions. You will be required to submit transcripts showing a minimum of a 3.0 GPA for your undergraduate degree.
  • Graduate Academic Certificate requirements can be viewed in Section O-10-b of the UI Catalog.


  • In addition to the existing policies and procedures for a Graduate Academic Certificate, the Process & Performance Excellence Certificate requires:
  • Stat 431 Statistical Analysis or an equivalent course.

Required Coursework

  • OM 439 Systems and Simulation (4 cr)
  • OM 456/Stat 456 Quality Management (3 cr)
  • Stat 431 Statistical Analysis (3 cr)
  • Stat 507 Experimental Design (3 cr)
  • Stat 519 Multivariate Analysis (3)

Links to course descriptions for the Process & Performance Excellence Certificate are found in the UI Catalog.

: Credits to total 16 for this graduate academic certificate. At least half of the credits must be at the graduate level.

Certificate Coordinator

For more information, email the Department of Statistical Science.

Students interested in employment in statistics per se should consider studying for an M.S. degree in Statistics.


Physical Address:
Brink Hall 415A

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1104
Moscow, ID 83844-1104

Phone: 208-885-2929

Fax: 208-885-7959


Web: Department of Statistical Science