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Specialization in Applied Statistics

Price $6.387.400. Valor con descuento del 15%= $5.432.450*

Offered in: Manizales, Popayán

Duration 2 semestres

Degree: Especialista en Estadística Aplicada

Mode: Distance

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SNIES: 110034

005598 del 30 de marzo de 2021 por 7 años

Faculty of Education

Nivel de formación: Posgrados

Admission: Every Semester

The Specialization in Applied Statistics is an academic program within the Faculty of Education of the Catholic University of Manizales - UCM. It is characterized by having a multidisciplinary approach to the application of statistics in different fields of knowledge and exercise of professions, through data processing and decision making. Its curricular design is framed within the University Educational Project (UCM, 2018a), whose characteristics favor the development of the person, the construction of citizenship, the advancement of science and technology, and significantly responds to the strategic direction of: inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism. 


*Note: El descuento aplica para matrícula de estudiantes que inician en 2024-2 y comprende los 2 semestres que dura el proceso formativo.

4 face-to-face meetings in Manizales and Popayán | Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Monthly virtual synchronous meetings.


Basic sciences

Semester 1


1 Credit

UCM Identity

1 Credit

Statistical methods

3 Credits

Regression analysis

3 Credits

Elective I

2 Credits

Research Seminar I

2 Credits

Semester 2

Social responsibility

2 Credits

Sampling and design of experiments

3 Credits

Computer applications for statistics

3 Credits

Elective II

2 Credits

Research Seminar II

3 Credits


Paula Andrea López Jiménez

Director de programa

Magíster en Enseñanza de las Ciencias Exactas y Naturales

Juan David Ospina Ospina

Magíster en Psicopedagogía.

Luis Hernando Carmona Ramírez

Magíster en Didáctica de las Matemáticas

Olga Giraldo Gómez

Magíster en Educación

Óscar Oswaldo Cárdenas Delgado

Magíster en Didáctica de las Matemáticas

Paula Andrea Osorio Gutiérrez

Magíster en Didáctica de la matemática

Rubén Dario Lara Escobar

Magíster en Enseñanza de las Ciencias Exactas y Naturales

Yeison Alberto Garcés Gómez

Doctor en Ingeniería

Why this program at UCM?

Because it integrates the institutional philosophy that gives the sciences and their teaching process a humanizing and contextual view. Because of its distance learning modality, it allows the students of the Specialization to work and study in order to qualify in their professional field. The use of ICT transversalizes the curriculum, allowing students to acquire technological competencies applied to the field of statistics. The use of different types of statistical software for data processing. The Specialization provides tools so that professionals from different fields of knowledge are able to design and carry out proposals related to statistical models for the development of their company. The use of different didactic strategies specific to the disciplines that integrate the basic sciences. The development of research through development projects specific to the professions.

+ High Quality University
+ High employability rate
+ Modelo Pedagógico Personalizante y Liberador
+ Financing facilities
+ National and International Mobility

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