Applied Data Analytics Certificate Program

Applied Data Analytics Certificate Program

UT Tyler Department of Computer Science

Data analytics is a fast-growing field in the computing sciences, and as more and more companies are recognizing the need to implement data analytics into their daily operations, employment opportunities in this industry are abundant. The Data Analytics Certificate Program is designed to broadly enhance students' opportunities in their future professional careers and/or future graduate studies.

A data analytics certificate can enhance prospects for a successful career:  (1) there is a high demand for data analytics professionals, (2) job opportunities increase, (3) prospective higher wages for qualified professionals, (4) data analytics is a top priority in many organizations, and (5) there is flexibility across the professional employment sector.

Certificate Requirements

Required Courses (9 hrs.)

The certificate requires students to complete 9 semester credit hours (3 courses) from the following existing course set with a grade of B or better in each course. Prerequisites for all certificate courses selected will apply.


COSC 5371-Data Mining
CSCI 5342-Sports Data Analytics
CSCI 5345-Text Analytics
MANA 5365-Healthcare Analytics
MARK 5340-Data-driven Marketing Insights

Courses completed for this certification will be listed as a milestone on an official university transcript and a certificate of completion will be awarded by the Department of Computer Science.