Train to Assist Organizations Better Harness Their Data

SRU’s Certificate in Data Analytics trains students to become skilled data science practitioners

Data Analytics Certificate (Online)

Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics

Do you want to improve your career prospects? Big data analytics allows organizations to better harness their data to make smarter faster decisions. Demand for skilled data science practitioners is rapidly growing across a range of industry domains. This certificate is designed to provide students with a hands-on, project-based training to apply data analytics techniques to big data sets.

Graduates from any bachelor’s degree program would benefit from this certificate.


SRU’s Data Analytics Certificate offers:

  • 100% Online Coursework
  • A 12-credit program
  • Training in big data analytics, machine learning, and state-of-the-art technologies
  • Highly accomplished faculty with big business experience


All applicants must submit the following materials along with a completed online graduate application and a non-refundable application fee:

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts- Undergraduate/Graduate (Official transcripts must be sent by institution via electronic transcript e-share to or via mail- faxed copies will not be considered official)
  • Students with a GPA below 3.0 with prerequisite coursework may apply for conditional admission
  • SRU current/Alumni/former students click here to order your official SRU final transcript and have it sent to
  • Complete the following prerequisite courses with a grade of C or better:
    • Probability/Inferential Statistics
    • A programming language (C, C++, Java, Python)
    • All prerequisite courses must be complete before entering the program