Data Analytics (Graduate Certificate)

From predicting growth to developing business strategies the Data Analytics program prepares you to use data securely, identify techniques to make accurate predictions and present your results to coworkers. You’ll work hands-on with cutting-edge software to manipulate large data sets to open job opportunities in business intelligence, data management and data warehousing as you seek to develop your career in a growing industry. 

Certificate can be earned through the completion of five online courses:

Course offerings by term.
Summer STAT 660
Fall IS 534, IA 658
Spring STAT 615, ECON 670

For more information, please email Dr. Kenneth Rebeck, program director. 

Program Highlights

  • Designed for working professionals.
  • Complete the certificate in one year by taking two courses in both fall and spring and one course in early summer.
  • Students have conducted data analytics projects for Stearns County Jail Administration, Stearns County Community Corrections, St. Cloud School District and the St. Cloud State Office of Strategy, Planning and Effectiveness. 
  • Students work with state-of-the-art software including the Unix/Linux operating system, IBM SPSS Modeler, SAS Enterprise Miner, Tableau, SAS, R and JMP Pro, among others. 

Program Distinctions

  • An interdisciplinary program, Data Analytics combines skills from economics, statistics, information systems and information assurance.

Graduate Director

Kenneth Rebeck

Student Organizations

  • Husky Data Analytics Association

Popular Careers

  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Insurance
  • Business
  • Finance 
  • Marketing

Application Deadlines

U.S. Citizens International
Outside U.S.
International
Inside U.S.
Fall Aug. 1 June 15 Aug. 1
Spring Dec. 1 Oct. 15 Dec. 1
Summer May 1 Feb. 15 May 1

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