Outstanding Preparation
The Certificate in Data Analytics prepares individuals to design and manage the construction of databases and related software programs and applications, including the linking of individual data sets to create complex searchable databases (warehousing) and the use of analytical search tools (mining). Includes instruction in database theory, logic, and semantics; operational and warehouse modeling; dimensionality; attributes and hierarchies; data definition; technical architecture; access and security design; integration; formatting and extraction; data delivery; index design; implementation problems; planning and budgeting; and client and networking issues. 

This certificate offered through the College of Arts and Sciences is open to professionals and graduate students. Both full-time and part-time students are eligible to enroll in this certificate program. 

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GSU offers a superior educational opportunity at an affordable tuition rate while maintaining the professional quality of its programs. GSU’s outstanding faculty and real-world curriculum prepare graduates to meet the demands of the future.

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Admission and Certificate Requirements

Admission Requirements

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related field from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 2.75.

Please meet with your faculty or academic advisor after admission to complete your study plan.

Required Courses (15 Hours)

In order to receive the Data Analytics Certificate, students must complete each required course with a grade of "B" or better and submit the application for award of certificate to their advisor.


Total - 24 Hours


Admission and Certificate Requirements

Advisor Information

Paula McMullen
Academic Advisor
Office Location: F2601
708-235-2221 ext 2221