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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

Requirements

5 courses to complete the certificate

  • Data Visualization 101 (9 weeks)
  • Designing Information Graphics (5 weeks)
  • Information Design for Visual Storytelling (5 weeks)
  • Data & Analytics for Visualization & Business Intelligence (9 weeks)
  • Data Viz Portfolio Development (5 weeks)
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

More than a course.
A new kind of network.
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