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Data Science, Certificate

Program Description

The certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills to review and integrate big data sets and provide visual representation of results. The program mixes statistical analysis with data preparation to provide visual results to questions. The program includes coding skills specifically for Big Data.


The Data Science Certificate educates students in theoretical and practical concepts related to Big Data. Students develop data connections and use analytical techniques to answer specific questions related to the data.

Program Goals

  • Prepare students to enter the field of data science
  • Prepare students to extend data analysis through the use of data science methods

Program Specific Information

This certificate may be applied as an option for the M.S. Computer Information Science, M.S. Cybersecurity or M.S. Economic Crime Forensics programs.