Smart business is driven by intelligence. Learn how to decipher data and translate it into relevant information your organization can use to make more informed business decisions. This growing field needs professionals trained in interpreting data in meaningful ways. By recognizing opportunities for the collection and analysis of data, you’ll become an integral part of your team and increase your career potential.
Big Data impacts how organizations do business, react to customers, respond to trends and plan social, political and philanthropic initiatives. Increasing computation power has made Big Data accessible to a fast-growing segment of the economy, and firms across the nation are racing to hire management professionals skilled in interpreting data and translating it into winning business strategy.
A Data Analytics certificate from Antioch University Midwest, allows students to focus on understanding the techniques for collecting data – or data mining – interpreting it in meaningful ways, apply results to decision making and understanding the ethical implications of Big Data.
This program is for you if:
- You want to learn what your organizational data is telling you
- You want to improve data-driven decision-making
- You want to learn more about how to use analytical tools to maximize productivity
- You want to improve your analytical skills
This 16-credit certificate is available as both an undergraduate certificate for academic credit, as well as a non-credit professional certificate.
- Ethical Issues in Management
- Business Systems Analysis
- Database Management & Data Warehousing
- Foundations of Analytics
- Advanced Analytics
- Data Analytics Practicum
For detailed curriculum, degree requirements, and course descriptions, please visit the AUM catalog.
In this rapidly growing field, graduates are poised to pursue careers such as:
- business analysts
- data analysts
- market research analysts
- project leads
- solutions architects
- business leads
- informatics analysts
- other key positions.
- Identify and assess ethical issues surrounding data-driven decisions
- Possess critical thinking and analytical skills to solve complex problems or to recognize additional knowledge discovery opportunities
- Understand how to identify the sources of data and their potential for analysis
- Investigate the purpose, context, and relevance of data analytic tools or decisions
- Apply data-based analysis and interpret results within the context of issues
How to Apply
The requirements for undergraduate credit are:
- Application (Part 1)
- Official transcripts demonstrating 24 semester credit hours with a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher.
The only requirement for non-credit professional development admission is to complete a registration form.
|Semester||Application Deadlines||Classes Begin|
|Spring 2018 Session A||January 5, 2018||January 22, 2018|
|Spring 2018 Session B||March 5, 2018||March 12, 2018|
|Summer 2018 Session A||May, 7, 2018||May 14, 2018|
|Summer 2018 Session B||June 25, 2018||July 9, 2018|
|Fall 2018 Session A||August 27, 2018||September 4, 2018|
|Fall 2018 Session B||October 15, 2018||October 22, 2018|
|Spring 2019 Session A||January 7, 2019||January 22, 2019|
|Spring 2019 Session B||March 4, 2019||March 11, 2019|
|Summer 2019 Session A||May 6, 2019||May 13, 2019|
|Summer 2019 Session B||June 24, 2019||July 8, 2019|
|Undergraduate Certificates||Cost/Credit Hour||Total Number of Credits||Total Number of Courses||Total Program Cost||General Fee per term|
Please note: Additional fees for all AUM programs may include (but are not necessarily limited to) charges for materials, late registration, enrollment maintenance, parking, graduation, transcripts, tuition payment plan, late payments, late registration, and returned checks.
** This certificate program is not currently eligible for any form of federal financial aid.