Jun 21, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Management and Analytics Certificate- Stand-Alone and Embedded

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Contact Information

Phone: (470) 578-3803

Program Description

The Graduate Certificate in Data Management and Analytics is designed for individuals to advance their knowledge and career options in the data analytic field. The certificate focuses on technologies, systems, and applications that support data management and analytical processing at various levels. Graduates from the program will develop a solid foundation in theories and gain hands-on experience with the technologies and systems commonly used in the industry. The certificate can be taken either as a stand-alone program or as embedded in the Master of Science in Information Technology program.

Admission Requirements

  • Meet all KSU Graduate College Admission Requirements. 
  • Resumé/Vita required. 
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university. 
  • Minimum undergraduate degree GPA 2.75. Lower GPA is considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Admissions Criteria for Unique Cases

Prior knowledge in database systems and related data technologies and applications is required. Students who do not have this background will be required to take the following IT foundation courses.  

  • IT 5433 - Databases: Design and Applications 
  • IT 5443 - Web Technologies and Application Development 

This decision will be made based on applicant’s prior academic records and will be written in the admission letter. 

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