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Certificate in Big Data

Big Data. It describes the tremendous volumes of data being generated at record velocity in our increasingly data-driven world. Get a handle on Big Data by earning a Certificate in Big Data from the San José State University (SJSU) School of Information (iSchool). As a student in the fully online certificate program, you’ll gain the sought-after emerging technology skills needed to tackle Big Data issues and understand how these varied and growing data sources can be managed, stored, queried, analyzed, visualized, and ultimately presented to inform smart decisions.

Build Your Skills in Data Science

Have you studied computer science, computer engineering or information science, and you’re seeking to build your data management and analysis skills? Does your job involve software development, database management, algorithm design, or programming languages? Whether you are looking to enter the data science field or you are currently working in the industry and need to hone your skills and stay abreast of new practices, the SJSU iSchool Big Data certificate program can help you achieve your goals. Courses in the Big Data certificate program focus on data processing, retrieval and management technology tools, data visualization and analysis, and large-scale data mining. The nine-unit online certificate program can be completed in as quickly as two semesters.

Earn Your Certificate Online

The Big Data certificate program is 100% online. All courses are delivered conveniently online using the Canvas Learning Management system. With no mandatory in-person class meeting times, students can complete course assignments during their lunch hour, after work, or on the weekends, for example. The SJSU iSchool is a recognized leader in online education, and students can feel confident they will receive the highest caliber of instruction.

Contact Us

Questions? Please visit our FAQ page. You may also contact Dr. Michelle Chen, Big Data certificate program coordinator.

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