The data management certificate can be completed as a standalone certificate or as part of the MBA or the Business Intelligence and Analytics M.S. at Saint Joseph's. Whether you enroll in the data management certificate on its own or stack it as part of a graduate degree, you will receive a certificate credential that can be added to your resume.
Data Analytics Certificate
The data analytics certificate can be completed as a standalone certificate or as a certificate as part of the MBA or Business Intelligence and Analytics M.S. 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 a 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 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.
STACKABLE CERTIFICATE OPTIONS:
- Business Administration
- Applied Investment Analysis
- Corporate Financial Management
- Data Management
- Data Science
- Financial Applications in Real Estate
- Human Resources Management
- Healthcare Management Stackable Certificate (MBA)
Average part-time: 2 - 4 semesters, or 6 -12 months.
The data analytics certificate is self-paced so you can take as many courses in a semester that makes sense with your schedule and goals.
|Credits||12 credits or 4 courses.|
|Spring, summer or fall.|
|Format||Online, on campus, or hybrid of both formats.|
|Tuition for 2021-2022|
$1,140 per credit hour.
Learn more about our tuition & fees.
|Stack this Certificate into Master’s Programs||The credits of the data analytics certificate can be applied towards the MBA or Business Intelligence & Analytics M.S.|
|Potential Career Paths|
The data analytics certificate helps prepare graduates for jobs such as:
You can enroll in this certificate with any bachelor’s degree. No business background or related experience required.
The ALEKS Statistic Proficiency foundational module must be completed first before taking any of your statistics courses. The course is low-cost and can be completed at your own pace over several weeks. The Graduate Admission Office can provide more information on the statistics foundation module and resources.
The GMAT is not required for certificates. To learn more about the admission process and required materials, Graduate Admission can provide more information or answer any questions.
Scholarships, federal and state grants, loans and other types of financial aid may be available to those who qualify. Our Financial Aid Office can help you understand your options.
Note: discounts cannot be combined.
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