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.
Data Science Certificate
The data science certificate can be completed as a standalone certificate or as part of our stackable MBA or the Business Intelligence & Analytics M.S. Whether you enroll in the data science 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 Data Science Certificate?
The data science 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 science certificate must have a strong background in business statistic and quantitative methods, demonstrated by completion of the ALEKS online module.
- DSS 610 Business Analytics (3 credits)
- DSS 615 Python Programming (3 credits)
- DSS 660 Introduction to Data Mining (3 credits)
- DSS 740 Analytics with Machine Learning (3 credits)
What Can You Do with a Data Science Certificate?
Students who choose to pursue a data science certificate can pursue several career paths, including the following:
- Data Science Manager
- Machine Learning Engineer
- Computer Programmer
- Big Data Engineer
How Will a Data Science Certificate From Saint Joseph’s University Advance Your Career?
In today’s world, managing a business or organization is more science than art. The data science certificate program at Saint Joseph’s University equips you with the data science skillset that today’s employers demand. Data science and machine learning are a collection of models, methods and algorithms that help you make well-informed decisions driven by data. You will learn the theoretical background of these techniques and how to implement them using common programming languages. Incorporating numerous case studies, the courses are designed to enhance your data interpretation skills.
Data Science Certificate and the MBA
With stackable certificates, Saint Joseph’s University now offers the opportunity to complete an MBA degree in as little as one year. If you are interested in pursuing a future in data management, you now have the option to stack the MBA core certificate with the data management certificate and one other certificate of your choosing. 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 Certificate
- Applied Investment Analysis
- Corporate Financial Management
- Data Analytics
- Data Management
- 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 science certificate is self-paced so you can take as many courses in a semester that make 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 science certificate can be applied towards the MBA or Business Intelligence & Analytics M.S.|
|Potential Career Paths|
The data science 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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