Computer Science

Graduate Certificate Program in Big Data Analytics

The goal of the big data analytics program is to facilitate the capture, curation, storage, search, transfer and analysis of large and complex data sets that have direct relevance to everyday situations and problems through interdisciplinary education, research, service and outreach.

The graduate certificate in Big Data Analytics may be completed in conjunction with the Masters degree in Computer Science.

Contact the graduate coordinator at for further information.

Credit Hours
Degree Requirements
Required Courses 12
CS 5423 Principles of Database Systems 3
CS 5433 Big Data Management 3
MSIS 5633 Business Intelligence Tools and Techniques 3
STAT 5023 Statistics for Experimenters II 3
Guided Electives 6
Students must select 6 credit hours from the following:
CS 5030 Professional Practice 1-6
CS 5123 Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems 3
CS 5793 Artificial Intelligence II 3
CS 6620 Advanced Topics in Applied Algorithms 3
MSIS 5600 Special Projects in Business Information Systems 1-6
MKTG 5963 Data Mining and Customer Relationship Management Applications 3
IEM 5723 Data, Process, and Object Modeling 3
STAT 5091 SAS Programming I 1
STAT 4043 Applied Regression Analysis 3
STAT 5063 Multivariate Methods 3
STAT 5053 Time Series Analysis 3
STAT 5093 Statistical Computing 3