STAT 605 - Theory of Sampling Techniques

  • 3 credits
  • Online

Survey designs; simple random, stratified, cluster samples; theory of estimation; optimization techniques for minimum variance or costs.

This course has print-based exams that require a proctor. ProctorU is not available for this course. Learn more about proctoring for this course.


STAT 301 (Introduction to Statistical Methods) or STAT 307/ERHS 307 (Introduction to Biostatistics) or STAT 311 (Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I) or STAT 315 (Statitics for Engineers and Scientists); STAT 430 (Probability and Mathematical Statistics II).

Important Information

Tuition includes access to lecture recordings which are available by streamed video. Lecture recordings may also be available by download or on DVD. To determine viewing options, contact the Department of Statistics degree program staff at Visit the Department of Statistics website to learn more about what to do after registration, including creating your eID (if necessary) and accessing your course.

It is highly recommended that students take STAT 530 prior to or concurrent with STAT 605.

Textbook and Materials

Visit the Department of Statistics website for textbook information.