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Fundamentals of Data Analytics Certificate (Purdue)

Offered by: Department of Computer & Information Science The certificate in fundamentals of data analytics equips students with the skill set necessary to perform meaningful data analysis in any domain.

Why choose this program?

The certificate is appropriate for students and working professionals in a wide range of areas, including STEM fields, Liberal Arts, Philanthropy, Business and more.

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What will you learn?

The curriculum includes theoretical knowledge as well as hands-on training in various major data applications, such as R, MatLab, SPSS, Excel, Access, MySQL, Oracle and more. Students will learn to marshal computational data to solve a variety of real world problems.

Certificate requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • Candidates for this certificate are required to be formally admitted by the IUPUI Office of Admissions.
  • Current IUPUI students must have a 2.0 GPA or better for admission.
  • Certificate Application (Current Students only)

Program Requirements:

  • Students are required to successfully complete 15 credit hours (five courses) to earn the certificate. No individual grade below a C is acceptable.
  • At least 12 credit hours in the certificate program must be taken in the Department of Computer and Information Science at IUPUI.
  • A GPA of at least 2.0 is required to the complete certificate program.

Required Courses (15 credit hours):

  • CSCI-N207 Data Analysis Using Spreadsheets
  • CSCI-N211 Introduction to Databases
  • CSCI-N 311 Advanced Database Programming
  • CSCI-N 317 Computation for Scientific Applications
  • STAT 30100 Elementary Statistical Methods (pre-requisite of MATH 11000 or MATH 11100 or equivalent)

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