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2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Science Advanced Certificate

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(Academic Plan Code: 222394ACTS)

The advanced certificate is intended for students who wish to gain in-depth, hands-on knowledge in data analysis, interpretation, and management. This program is designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to inform organizational decision-making through analyzing data, including unstructured data, using a variety of programming, machine learning, and statistical analysis tools. The goal of the program is to help prepare current or aspiring business analysts to succeed in areas such as government agencies, graduate degree programs, military, or private industry.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required for admission to this advanced certificate program.

Additional Requirements

B A 642   or an equivalent course is a pre-admission requirement. Students must complete the 12 units of certificate coursework with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 with no grade lower than a C (2.0). Courses in the certificate program may be applied to the Master of Science in Information Systems or Master of Business Administration degree. Concurrent registration in the advanced certificate program and a master’s degree program in the Fowler College of Business is permitted.

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