Data Analysis and Visualization Certificate

Businesses today need informed leaders who can guide decision making by analyzing large amounts of data. The 12-unit Certificate in Data Analysis and Visualization is for current students who want a specialization and working professionals who want to grow in their field or change career paths.

The Certificate in Data Analysis and Visualization offers an in-depth study developed by industry experts and balances theory and real-world practice. Coursework focuses on the necessary skills for collecting, formatting, and analyzing an organization’s data, and students learn to manage big data and perform business analytics in order to produce useful information to guide an organization’s decision making.

Why Earn a Certificate?

Certificates are designed for current students who want a specialization, and for working professionals who want to grow in their field or change career paths. Certificates can help you to:

  • Build your résumé
  • Increase marketability
  • Verify competence to potential employers
  • Provide practical learning that can be translated directly into workplace application
  • Transform your career in less time than many traditional postgraduate and professional degree programs
  • Do not require any prerequisite work

Credentials and Microcredentials

Today, employers are looking for new hires with technical skills in big data and data analytics. Credentials and microcredentials show potential employers that students have the technical skill needed for today’s workplace. This certificate program gives students the opportunity to earn credentials and microcredentials certifying their mastery of certain skills or abilities.

Students have the opportunity to earn microcredentials in spreadsheets, data visualization, and business analytics. Industry-valued certificates and credentials provide students the opportunity to showcase their skills and abilities to current and future employers. Credentials and microcredentials can be added to résumés and uploaded to online portfolios.

Career Opportunities

Job growth for professionals proficient in business analytics is projected to continue rising. This high-stakes field also commands high salaries. Data analysis and visualization is applicable to a wide variety of jobs, so whether you want to launch a new career or advance to the next level of your current path, a certificate program can get you there.

Program Requirements

Note: This information is current for the 2022-23 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.