Data Science Stackable Certificate
The data science certificate can be completed as a standalone certificate or as part of our stackable MBA or Master's of Business Intelligence and Analytics. 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 Stackable 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 Stackable 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.
- MBA Core Certificate
- Applied Investment Management
- Corporate Financial Management
- Data Analytics
- Data Management
- Financial Applications in Real Estate
- Human Resources Management