Sports analytics: Online undergraduate certificate
Undergraduate certificate in sports analytics
- Program type: Undergraduate certificate
- Academic home: College of Arts and Science | Statistics
- Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission
- Delivery mode: 100 percent online
- Total credit hours: 12
- Estimated program cost: $4,375.80*
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
How an online sports analytics undergraduate certificate can help you
Big data in sports provide a unique and challenging opportunity for advanced statistical analysis. The goal of the sports analyst is to identify patterns from the data – to inform and optimize player and team strategy and to predict future outcomes in athletic performance.
The online undergraduate certificate program in sports analytics at Mizzou offers a unique opportunity for students to learn statistical methods and computational tools to perform analyses for sports. The program will help to prepare students for career opportunities in the exciting and growing industry of sports analytics.
Program structure and topics
The online undergraduate certificate in sports analytics is 100 percent online: no campus visits required.
Courses are semester-based. Students typically take two classes in fall and two classes in spring and finish the program in a year.
Meet our faculty
Assistant Professor, Director of Sports Statistics Program
- Sports statistics
- Spatial statistics
- Multivariate statistics
- Bayesian statistics
Curators Distinguished Professor, Department Chair
- Sports statistics
- Spatio-temporal models
- Dynamical models
- Bayesian hierarchical methods
- Deep learning
- Reinforcement learning
- Environmental and ecological statistics
This program is administered by the College of Arts & Science Statistics Department .