Demand continues to rise for professionals with education and skills in the mining, management, and interpretation of “Big Data.” Kansas State University’s 15-credit-hour online graduate certificate in data analytics prepares students for opportunities in this high demand area.

Data analytics is a broad field requiring expertise in technical data science as well as applied data analytics. The program’s data science track focuses on the techniques, methods and algorithms for storing, retrieving, managing, parsing and computing data. Courses in the applied analytics track teach students to apply those computational methods toward business problems and communicate with stakeholders.


  • data analyst
  • business intelligence analyst
  • market research analyst
  • analytics/management consultant
  • operations analyst
  • HR analyst
  • product analyst
  • social media analyst
  • sports analyst
  • healthcare data analyst
  • predictive analyst
  • quantitative analyst
  • data scientist
  • data engineer
  • data visualization specialist


Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The data analytics graduate certificate program is an interdisciplinary program offered by the Colleges of Business Administration, Arts and Sciences, and Engineering.

Program taught in:
  • English
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