The Applied Data Analytics Graduate Certificate will provide professionals the knowledge to effectively and efficiently apply data analysis and visualization techniques to drive data-based decision making. Gain the skills to identify and design analytic processes to improve the overall flow of information and the quality of decision-making within an organization. Become more proficient in applying data technology and analytics skills when interacting with business analysts or use these skills to take on business analyst-related responsibilities.
The curriculum will establish a solid foundation in order to create an informed and curious approach to data science. You will demonstrate the ability to source, cleanse, and join a set of data yielding dataset insights. Enhance your knowledge of Descriptive Analytics (what is happening), Predictive Analytics (what is likely to happen in the future), and Prescriptive Analytics (what should be done). Gain the ability to interact with existing datasets to create useful and interesting visualizations, and develop an understanding of the storytelling with visualization.
Participate in live, interactive classes on weeknights via the WebEx platform. Live classrooms are strategically designed to enhance the instruction and interaction between the industry and academic leaders. This 9 credit-hour certificate will take three (3) semesters to complete. Courses are 16 weeks each fall and spring and 12 weeks during the summer, with professors available online or by phone to assist.
This certificate has been of interest to:
- Marketing professionals
- Human Resources personnel
- Operations Personnel
- Supply Chain Management
- IT professionals
- Industrial Engineers
- Quality Engineers
- Any professional that uses data to make business decisions