Program Description

The Data Analysis Specialist Certificate prepares learners to analyze data and develop reports with an emphasis on data analytics and business intelligence using leading relational database languages, document based databases, collaborative cloud systems and related technologies. Certificate completers will be proficient in data reporting, SQL queries, and will be prepared for success in any contemporary data-driven environment. Completers will be able to support business analysis needs in a wide variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, insurance, finance and software development.

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Approximate Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $4,022
Books & Supplies: $279

Starting Salary

Average, based on the NTC Graduate Outcomes Report

Financial Aid

Not Available


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Graduates will be able to…

  • Demonstrate professional communication in a business environment
  • Synthesize functional requirements for business needs
  • Analyze data in support of business intelligence
  • Perform elicitation, validation, and analysis of requirements to meet a business need


Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Specialist


The Data Analysis Specialist Certificate is a 21 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

Business Analyst Fundamentals 3.00
Collaborative Computing 3.00
Data Concepts A 1.00
Data Concepts B 1.00
Data Concepts C 1.00
Math & Logic 3.00

Second Term

Accounting Fundamentals 3.00
Introductory Statistics 3.00
Business Analytics 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.

Completing the Data Analysis Specialist Certificate Earns You:

Transfer Information

The following transfer guides, executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions, are based on agreements that allow you to continue your program at another college.

School Name Degree Name
Siena Heights University Bachelor of Applied Science

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