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Certifying Knowledge of Statistics

  1. Feb 16, 2015 #1

    WWGD

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    Hi, just curious, I have taught myself a good chunk of statistics , up to non-parametric methods, but
    I don't have any official proof of it, i.e., I don't have a degree on it I could use to convince a potential employer.
    I know in other areas one may use, e.g., the GRE to show one's competence when one does not have a degree. The only thing I can think of is taking the AP test in Statistics. Would that be good-enough evidence ( of course, assuming I get a good grade) to an employer of my competence in statistics? Is there some other way of certifying this?
    Thanks.
     
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  4. Feb 17, 2015 #3

    WWGD

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    Thanks, Greg, sorry if I was kind of lazy there.
     
  5. Feb 19, 2015 #4

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    You can look at the organization of ASQ (American Society of Quality). Quality Control thrives on statistical analysis. You will need to meet their requirements of certification, but a Green Belt (entry level QC control certification) is probably easy for you to get. You may qualify for higher certification as well. Google is your friend....
     
  6. Feb 19, 2015 #5

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    Well, yes, there are many points re a Google search: results are different for different people. And there is a lot of garbage ; I ask because you can get 1,000,000s of hits and no good idea which are true/meaningful/reasonable.
     
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