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Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics

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At a Glance

Get the technical skills and tools you need to analyze, manage and use data with Athabasca University’s online Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics (GCDA).

Q: How long will it take to complete?

A:

Finish this program in as little as 1.5 years of full-time study. You can take up to 2 years to complete all requirements.

Q: How many credits to complete?

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The Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics is a 12-credit online graduate program. You must complete at least 6 credits through Athabasca University.

Program Overview

Get the technical skills and tools you need to analyze, manage and use data with Athabasca University’s online Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics (GCDA).

The GCDA program uses a team-based model, and aims at solving real-world analytical problems. You will gain skills in

  • communication
  • idea sharing
  • collaboration
  • integrative thinking
  • object structure and programming
  • data mining
  • learning and knowledge analytics

As GCDA courses are part of the Master of Science in Information Systems (link to new MSc IS program page) (MSc IS) program, you will take your courses with MSc IS students.

Program details

The Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics is a 12-credit online graduate program. You must complete at least 6 credits through Athabasca University.

There are 2 intakes each year, in September and January.

Most courses are online grouped study, with defined start and end dates.

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