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Program Overview

Discover the accelerated Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics online

Take the initiative to develop advanced skills with our 100% online Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics program and prepare to reach the next level of your career as a high-impact, data-driven decision-maker. Whether you want to add credentials to your current role as a data scientist or aspire to pivot to the analytics field, this certificate gives you expertise in data visualization, predictive analytics, marketing, supply chain logistics and text mining.

Each data analytics course provides valuable, graduate-level knowledge you can utilize immediately in your portfolio and apply to your career. You need a bachelor’s degree to enroll in this program, and the credits earned may be applied directly toward a SOSU MBA degree. Already have your master’s degree? The in-demand skillset this certificate offers will complement your graduate education.

Tuition
$4,044* Total Tuition, Including Fees
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as few as 12 months Program Duration
Credit Hours
12 Credit Hours
Tuition
$4,044* Total Tuition, Including Fees
Calendar
as few as 12 months Program Duration
Credit Hours
12 Credit Hours
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In this online program, you will acquire:

  • Data-mining techniques (CRISP-DM)
  • Critical-thinking abilities to succeed in today’s analytical and data-driven economy
  • Specialized knowledge to help you make data-driven marketing decisions
  • Analytical methods that apply to supply chain logistics including transportation, warehousing, inventory control and supply chain design
  • Experience with career-relevant tools such as Excel, Tableau, R, Python, RapidMiner and Azure ML

This online certificate program will prepare you for careers such as:

  • Business Owner
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Business Analytics Specialist
  • Management Consultant
  • Operations Analyst

The John Massey School of Business at Southeastern Oklahoma State University is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Tuition

At SOSU, tuition is affordable

SOSU is committed to providing an outstanding education that is also affordable. Tuition is structured to give you the best value and flexibility.

Tuition
$337 Per Credit Hour
Tuition
$4,044* Total Tuition, Including Fees

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Additional Fees

Application: $25
International Student Application: $65
*University reserves the right to change tuition and fees at any time.

Financial Aid

Note: Approval of awarding Financial Aid from the Department of Education for this new program is pending.

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Student Financial Aid Office
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701-3347

Phone: 580-745-2186
Fax: 580-745-7469
Email: [email protected]


Calendar

Review important dates for your online certificate program

There's no better time to begin your Graduate Certificate – Data Analytics program than now. We offer the convenience of a simple application process and multiple start dates—you don't have to apply months before you want to start earning your certificate.

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Note: Leveling courses are self-paced and do not have a specific start and end date. Please check with your advisor or degree plan to understand when the courses should be completed.

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Admissions

Follow our streamlined admission requirements for the online data analytics certificate

Southeastern Oklahoma State University's online graduate certificate programs have specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.

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Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's Degree
Minimum GPA Minimum 2.5 GPA
No GMAT No GMAT
Online Application Online Application
Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's Degree
Minimum GPA Minimum 2.5 GPA
No GMAT No GMAT

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To meet the admission requirements for SOSU's online graduate certificate program, you must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA or minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 semester hours of courses, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in last 60 semester hours of courses, AND at least three years of continuous professional work experience, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in last 60 semester hours of courses, AND a portfolio consisting of a letter of application which outlines the applicant's career goals and objectives and how a graduate certificate will enhance them; a current resume, three professional letters of recommendation, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university and at least 9 hours in a graduate program from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and must be in good standing at previous university.
  • No GMAT is required for the Southeastern Oklahoma State University online graduate certificate.

Non-Business Undergraduate Course Requirements:

For students entering the Graduate Certificate – Data Analytics program whose undergraduate degree is not in business, finance or a related field, pre-requisite coursework may be required before enrolling in economics, accounting, finance, or data analysis courses. Students must satisfy pre-requisite coursework or present proof of coursework equivalency for the following:

  • BUS 2633 Business Statistics

Our certificate program is designed for students with diverse undergraduate backgrounds and is suitable for business and non-business graduates. If you do not have a bachelor's in business, pre-requisites can be satisfied online, with a 1-week leveling course. Our Enrollment Specialists will be able to provide you with more information on this 1-week course.

International Application and Admissions Requirements: Please note, unfortunately, students with an F-1 visa are ineligible for online programs.

  1. Complete the application. There is a non-refundable $65 application fee.
  2. Academic Records:
    • Original final post-secondary transcript(s) from each college or university attended within the United States.
    • Post-secondary records from outside the U.S. must be course-by-course analyzed by a NACES (www.NACES.org) educational credential evaluation service such as IERF or WES or ECE.
  3. English Proficiency: Internet-based TOEFL score of 79 or an IELTS Academic score of 6.5; taken within 2 years of enrollment.
    • For TOEFL, have your score report sent to Southeastern (institution code: 6657).
    • For IELTS, let us know your TRF number.
    • You do not need TOEFL or IELTS scores if you meet one of the following:
      • English is your first language from a country whose official language is English
      • You have a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university
      • You have a bachelor’s degree from an English speaking country

Official sealed transcripts from all previous institutions should be sent to Southeastern Oklahoma State University:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University/Registrar-MBA
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701-3347

Email: [email protected]


Courses

Gain graduate-level skillsets with these online courses

For the Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics online program, you must complete the following coursework, which consists of four core courses.

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BUS 5573: Predictive Analytics and Data Visualization

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Students will learn how to build a complete (albeit rudimentary) machine-learning environment. This includes training predictive models based on live data or live data exports, delivering the predictions to clients, then recording the new client behaviors that are used to retrain the predictive models. The course content is structured to walk students through the data mining process in its natural order as documented by the Cross-Industry Process for Data Mining (CRISP-DM), beginning with identifying the unstructured business problem to be solved or goal to be met. For example, a client might ask the questions: How do we help consumers find our products easier/faster/more efficiently? Are we offering the right products to our consumers? Who is buying our products and why?

BUS 5553: Introduction to Data Analysis and Text Mining

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course is intended for aspiring data scientists and for people who will work with data analysts and data scientists, manage analytics projects or invest in analytics ventures. It provides opportunities for students to gain skills in data-analytic thinking required to succeed in today’s analytical and data-driven economy. We will introduce the basics of data management and data analytics. This course covers the core analytic techniques of data exploration and visualization, pattern discovery (segmentation and association), predictive modeling (decision tree, logistic regression, neural network), and forecasting.

MKT 5553: Marketing Analytics

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The new age of marketing requires an understanding of data. This class will give you the right tools to stay relevant. It also offers the theoretical understanding of data necessary for you to adapt to the many changes in marketing, while also equipping you with the skills you’ll need to perform vital daily functions. By the end of the course, you will be able to walk into any company and help make data-driven marketing decisions.

MKT 5543: Analytics for Supply Chain Logistics

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course covers analytical techniques that apply to supply chain logistics, including transportation, warehousing, inventory control, and supply chain design.

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