Data Science and Analytics, Graduate Certificate

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Minimum Total Hours: 15

Program Code: G302, G303 (Online)

The Graduate Certificate in Data Science and Analytics provides a mechanism for full-time working students to pursue expertise in this rapidly growing discipline. Through a certificate, they will build their data science and analytics skill set to enhance their current position or to allow them to seek new positions in the field.  A total of 15 hours is required for the certificate.

Certificate Requirements

At least 6 hours from the core courses listed below:6
Computing Structures
Database Management Systems 1
Algorithm Analysis 1
Fundamentals of Engineering Statistical Analysis
Intelligent Data Analytics
Advanced Analytics and Metaheuristics
7-9 hours chosen from a set of elective courses approved by the graduate liaison7-9
Total Credit Hours15

4000-level courses must be taken at the graduate/G level in order to apply to completion of the graduate certificate.

A graduate certificate is not a graduate degree. A graduate degree represents a program of independent inquiry beyond the depth of coursework alone, while a graduate certificate represents a set of courses only.

  • All courses must be taken at OU. No transfer credit will apply.
  • No course substitutions are permitted for graduate certificates.
  • Coursework applied to a graduate certificate cannot be more than five years old as of the semester the graduate certificate is awarded.
  • Students must earn a grade point average of 3.00 or higher on all coursework applied to the graduate certificate.