Certificate of Graduate Study: Data Science for Business
About the Program
Get ready to join the fast-growing field of data science with our graduate certificate. Our innovative program will show you how to use valuable insights from data to inform better business decision-making. You’ll develop skills in areas such as programming, data modeling and machine learning applications.
You can complete the certificate in as little as six months. Courses are offered in ten-week sessions in a flexible online format. All courses are taught by College of Business faculty members, who are experts in both research and practice.
Program Mode of Delivery
The coursework for this program is 100 percent online.
OMIS 645 —Applied Statistics for Business Analytics Using SAS (3)
OMIS 649 — Business Computing Environment (3)
OMIS 681 — Advanced Predictive Data Analytics for Business (3)
OMIS 683 — Business Applications of Text Mining (3)
- Data Scientist
- Data Analyst
- Data Mining Analyst
- Data Engineer
- Business Intelligence Analyst
- Business Analyst
- System Analyst
- Market Research Analyst
Applying to the Program
To get started with the certificate, email the program coordinator Russ Devereaux at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Kishen Iyengar Ph.D., Assistant Professor
- John Kearsing, Instructor
- Yipeng Liu, Ph.D., Associate Professor
- Andrew Setterstrom, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Why NIU Online?
We know you have responsibilities and commitments. It's just easier if you're able to take classes where you are without the commute. The good news is that with NIU, you're not alone. Your classmates and instructors are available via the same technology that helps deliver your classes. In our classrooms or in your living room, we want you to succeed academically because your future is our focus.
Program Type: Online certificate
College: College of Business, Department of Operations Management and Information Systems
Credits Required: 12 credits
Tuition per Credit: $895.72 (Learn more about tuition and fees)
For applicants residing in the U.S.
For international students living abroad