Data Analytics

General

Program Title

Data Analytics

Degree Designation

GC

Award Type

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Program Level

Graduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

Designed for working professionals, the Data Analytics Certificate will allow graduates to use existing company data to summarize and make sense of the data, answer questions on company performance, solve problems, and predict growth. Students will recognize the types of problems data analytics can and cannot solve, discern how to securely use data, discover how to find and clean data, identify alternative data analytic techniques designed to make accurate predictions, and learn how to communicate the results of data analytics to others.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

School of Public Affairs

Status

Active

Requirements

Admissions Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree

  • Statistical experience equivalent to course/STAT 242 or equivalent course

  • Computer experience including familiarity with spreadsheet software such as Excel

  • Programming familiarity in SAS or other language equivalent to course or course

Program Requirements

IS 534, IA 658, STAT 615, ECON 670, STAT 660

Notes

Preferable to take course - Introduction to Data Analytics first and course - Data Visualization for Analytics last, with other courses in between. Preferable to have access to company data so a project using that data can be completed by the end of the certificate. Ideally sequencing is a 2-2-1 with course - Foundations and course - Best Practices in Data Management in the fall, course Advanced Economic and Business Forecasting and course Data Mining in the spring, and then course Data Visualization as the final course in summer.

See program website for additional information.

Degree Maps

Major Code

8192

Program Code

347922015