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Data Analytics DA.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 33 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Computer Science and Information Technology
Effective as of Fall 2024

What is the program about?

This certificate prepares students for entry-level data analytics positions requiring knowledge, setup and usage of business intelligence and data analysis solutions. Data analytics is expanding in businesses, government agencies and not-for-profit organizations, enabling them to make better decisions utilizing appropriate data and information. Students will have the ability to structure data and prepare reports in a way that is meaningful to business, government agency and not-for-profit organization users. Course work will include database concepts, data modeling, SQL, data analysis, data mining tools, mathematical and statistical techniques, project management and systems analysis. Emphasis is placed on strong communication skills necessary to interact with key users and understand their requirements.

Program Outcomes

  • Design, develop and implement data analytic solutions.
  • Design, document and implement computer software solutions given definition of a problem and requirements for a solution.
  • Apply database design, SQL programming and database application skills to solve business and information technology problems.
  • Develop systems documentation including project plan, process models, data models, structure charts and user interface designs.
  • Describe the need for an Information Systems methodology and describe the phases of the Systems Design Development Life Cycle.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities in IT include entry-level positions such as software developers, web developers, help desk analysts, network administrators, user support specialists, network security analysts and network engineers.


Course Title Credits
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
CIS 1111 Introduction to Problem Solving & Computer Programming 3
CIS 1140 Information Systems Analysis & Design 3
CIS 2165 Database Management 3
CIS 2170 Computer Information Systems Internship 3
CIS 2268 Structured Query Language (SQL) Programming 3
CIS 2269 Data Analytics Theory & Solutions 3
MAT 1455 Introduction to Data Science 5
MAT 2170 Business Statistics I 4
MAT 2180 Business Statistics II 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.