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About This Certificate

This online certificate program gives professionals the fundamentals they need to succeed in big data and metrics-driven environments. Hands-on courses cover strategic information design, data analytics and filtering, visualization best practices, and programming basics. Industry experts expand students’ understanding of data storytelling applications and techniques for bringing complex statistics to life for a variety of audiences and uses.

Timeline to Completion: Courses last six to nine weeks. Most students take two courses per semester. The certificate must be completed in two years, but many students finish in three semesters or one year. 

Enrollment Type: Noncredit

Number of Courses: 5 courses

Format: Online only

Course Sequence: Students are advised to take Data Visualization 101 first and Data Visualization Portfolio Development last. 

$577-$850 per course

Required Courses
Data Visualization 101
  • Aug 26 - Oct 27 , Fall 2019
  • Zupancis, Rye
Designing Information Graphics
  • Oct 28 - Dec 15 , Fall 2019
  • Kenny, Roger
information Design for Visual Storytelling
  • Oct 28 - Dec 15 , Fall 2019
  • Chu, Emily
Data Analytics for Visualization & Business Intelligence
  • Aug 26 - Oct 27 , Fall 2019
  • Millan Martinez, Lucianne
Data Visualization Portfolio
  • Oct 28 - Dec 15 , Fall 2019
  • Buchanan, Lawrence
What You’Ll Learn
  1. The ability to research, filter, and clean data and then adapt data and sketches for infographics
  2. A deeper understanding of how to use storytelling as a process for thinking
  3. A clear understanding of the most common and important tools used by companies, organizations, and individuals to visualize information
Who Should Enroll
  • Anyone with an interest in data visualization, information design, data analytics, and business intelligence

  • Those who are interested in creating static infographics and are seeking a deeper understanding of how data is prepared for a successful graphics visualization

  • Those who are interested in joining a data analytics team in a company or organization

How to Enroll

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