Data Analytics Stackable Certificate
The data analytics certificate can be completed as a standalone certificate or as a certificate as part of the MBA or Master's in Business Intelligence and Analytics. Whether you enroll in the data analytics certificate on its own or stack it as part of the MBA or M.S., you will receive a certificate credential that can be added to your resume.
What is the Stackable Data Analytics Certificate?
The data analytics certificate program requires completion of 12 credits with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in courses taken at Saint Joseph's University. Students choosing to stack their MBA with a data analytics certificate must have a strong background in business statistic and quantitative methods, and demonstrate these skills by completing the online ALEKS module.
- DSS 610 Business Analytics (3 credits)
- DSS 660 Introduction to Data Mining (3 credits)
- DSS 670 Data Visualization & Performance Analytics (3 credits)
- DSS 680 Predictive Analytics (3 credits)
What Can You Do with a Stackable Data Analytics Certificate?
Students who pursue the data analytics certificate can pursue several career paths, including the following:
- Data Analyst
- Data Engineer
- Quantitative Analyst
- Business Intelligence Professional
How will a Data Analytics Certificate from Saint Joseph's University Advance Your Career?
Organizations increasingly rely on data to drive strategic business decisions, making data analytics among today’s fastest-growing and highest-paid professions. The data analytics certificate is designed to prepare you to apply analytics techniques to large data sets to support decisions across application domains. The courses are designed for learners with a quantitative background who want to advance their skills. You’ll learn statistical and scientific methods for data analysis through hands-on exercises and video instruction from Saint Joseph's University faculty experts, preparing you to make sound, evidence-based decisions that drive business performance in any function.
Data Analytics Certificate and the MBA
Saint Joseph’s University now offers the opportunity to complete an MBA degree through stackable certificates. Students with an interest in pursuing a future in data analytics have the option to stack the MBA core certificate with the data analytics certificate and one additional certificate of your choosing, helping you complete your MBA in as little as one year.
By combining a certificate with one of the second stackable MBA certificate options listed below, you will be prepared to advance your career with the confidence needed in an ever-changing business world.
- MBA Core Certificate
- Applied Investment Management
- Corporate Financial Management
- Data Management
- Data Science
- Financial Applications in Real Estate
- Human Resources Management