The technological world lives and depends on data. Whereas sophisticated use of data analytics used to be a competitive advantage, the employment of information scientists is now becoming an industry standard. Data warehousing, security, business intelligence, information storage and retrieval, and data mining are all crucial areas that industries must employ to remain competitive on a local and global scale.
Our graduate certificate in Data Science provides students with a highly concentrated set of classes that deliver technical training specifically in these areas related to big data use. Graduates of this certificate will be key players in driving decisions that are embedded in modern organizational and business processes.
With our Cyber-classrooms at your fingertips, we have the most flexible options to complete your graduate certificate at UM-Flint, including 100% online. The cyber-classrooms allow students to work from anywhere with computer access. In this enhanced learning environment, content is provided via our Mediasite viewer for students that are enrolled each semester. Students enrolled in these courses, will have access to course recordings online. For more information on Cyber Classrooms, click here.
Fast Track Option
Available for students without an undergraduate degree in computer science or a related field, this option consists of courses focused on the core competencies of Networking, Architecture, Algorithms, and Databases. Those who possess an undergraduate degree in a liberal arts or business field may be required to take some additional math and programming courses. All of the Fast Track pre-requisite courses are taught in the cyber-classroom format.
Complete the MS in CSIS
All 12 graduate credits in this certificate transfer into our Master of Science in Computer Science and Information Systems.