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More than ever, businesses need data analysts with cutting-edge skills and a solid moral compass. A Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics offers training in the latest technologies and principles to help you harness the power of data and lead in the marketplace with faith and skill.
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Created by industry experts from NASA, the healthcare field, and the University of Northwestern – St. Paul, the Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics will propel you forward in one of the fastest growing fields worldwide. Available fully online, this unique program can be completed in less than 24 months with generous time off between courses.
Students pursuing this certificate will receive expert instruction in business, ethics, and leadership, as well as training in the latest technologies, including Tableau, SAS, R, JMP, Hadoop, and Python. Experience in both cloud computing and virtual servers is a key feature of this program.
If you have strong math skills, enjoy analyzing information, finding patterns, problem-solving, using logic, and are interested in a career that offers the flexibility to work in a variety of fields, this certificate just may be the perfect fit for you.
In addition to technical skills in the latest data analytics programs and technology, you will develop critical thinking skills and learn to communicate effectively while managing a team and leading key data-driven business decisions.
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All the courses in the certificate will transfer into the MBA with a Data Analytics Concentration. That way you can come back later and earn your MBA and already have 16 credits completed.
My MBA helped me better understand organization infrastructure and how to strategically address gaps in operational processes. Additionally, a significant amount of Oracle employees have, or are working on, their MBA; so they definitely find value in this level of education. Overall, my MBA provided me the confidence to take on new challenges in the business world and my career development.
Professors at Northwestern are focused on their students first. Our faculty include experts in their respective fields who want to help you grow in your faith while you earn your degree.