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2020-2021 Catalog Volume XXX Ver 2 
2020-2021 Catalog Volume XXX Ver 2 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Science, Certificate

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The Data Science Certificate program is designed to provide organizations with individuals who can perform advanced data analysis for business intelligence through evaluation, statistical evaluation, and application of extremely large data sets. The program provides students with foundations in understanding statistics, data structures, and analytical tools, the foundations of scripting, and deep exposure to complex and large-scale data analytics. Students will learn to create scripts or software solutions to extract usable information and business intelligence from data sets, including data representation, data processing, and presentation of results. This certificate is focused on applied skills and designed for completion in three quarters (full-time).

Through completion of the Data Science Certificate program, students will:

  1. Write basic scripts or programs to gather and process data.
  2. Design data storage and processing solutions appropriate to the size of a data set using data types, data abstraction, and SQL storage and retrieval.
  3. Develop a narrative for data results based upon analysis and identified trends and correlations.

The Certificate in Data Science program is offered online.

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