Certificate in Data Analytics

Data analysis is an integral component in modern business decision-making processes. The certificate program offers students training in essential skills in data analytics. It comprises the following three courses:

  1. Data Management
  2. Data Visualization
  3. Predictive Modeling
DATX 5801Data Management3
or CSIS 3722 Development of Databases
DATX 5803Data Visualization3
DATX 5805Predictive Modeling Algorithms3
or CSCI 4851 Data Science and Machine Learning
Total Semester Hours9

Note: The courses will be housed in a new prefix, DATX, to be created in the College of STEM.

The pre-requisite for the DATX courses is junior standing and GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Students who successfully complete this program should be able to:

  • manipulate and prepare a large data set for analysis through common techniques to clean data and identify trends and outliers;
  • manage a large data set through database management and build an effective database application;
  • describe and apply the common techniques used in data analytics and choose an appropriate technique to model and make predictions on a dataset.