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Find the power in numbers with a certificate in data management.

Walden’s Graduate Certificate in Data Management program is designed to help professionals make strategic and informed decisions.

In today’s fast-evolving technology climate, it’s paramount that businesses and their employees innovate in order to stay ahead. How can you help unlock a business’s most valuable asset—its data? This graduate certificate can prepare you to maintain databases, analyze organizational data, and strategize.

Database Management

Gain a valuable understanding of database management.

Data Interpretation

Interpret visual representations of data.

Predictive Modeling Analysis

Explore data management techniques; data mining, text mining, and machine learning for predictive modeling analysis.

Program Savings

Receive a 25% tuition reduction for the life of the program if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on September 6, 2021. Contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to learn more. 

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Curriculum

Completion Requirements

  • 12 semester credits

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of the number of your transfer credits that Walden would accept, call an Enrollment Specialist at 855-646-5286.

Courses

Course Code Title Credits
ITEC 6030

Principles of Programming

The discipline of software development demands a variety of skills. Students in this course assess the fundamental practices and principles of designing and constructing object-oriented programs. They engage in substantial hands-on practice, reinforcing algorithmic thinking, logical design, precise coding, and careful attention to quality.

(3 sem. cr.)
ITEC 6145

Enterprise Database Design

In this course, students discuss the design, implementation, and operation of databases using a principal relational database management system (DBMS). Many fundamental topics are covered in this course including: data modeling using entity-relationship diagrams; data storage, manipulation, and queries using structured query language (SQL); functional dependencies, normalization concepts, data warehouse architectures, data warehouse modeling, and data analytics.

(3 sem. cr.)
ITEC 6655

Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence

Students learn key approaches to the integration of enterprise-wide information to support business strategy and decision making. They cover issues in data acquisition, storage, retrieval, and analysis in this course. Topics include data warehouses; data marts; dashboards, key performance indicators, and scorecards; online analytical processing; and data visualization.

(3 sem. cr.)
ITEC 6661

Business Analytics and Data Mining

Students learn and apply techniques for inference and discovery in large data sets. Topics include statistical inference, exploratory data analysis, data mining, text mining, and machine learning for predictive modeling.

(3 sem. cr.)

Tuition and Fees

Curriculum Component Requirements Cost amount
Tuition 12 semester credit hours $880 per semester hour $10,560
Technology Fee Per semester $210 $420


  $10,980*

*Tuition and fees are subject to change. These credits represent the minimum credits required for program completion. The number of credits for completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of the number of your transfer credits that Walden would accept, call an Enrollment Specialist at 855-646-5286.

FINANCIAL AID

Many Walden degree-seeking students—67%—receive some form of financial aid.* Create a customized plan that makes sense for you.

*Source: Walden University’s Office of Financial Aid. Data reports as of 2018.

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Program Savings

Receive a 25% tuition reduction for the life of the program if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on September 6, 2021. Contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to learn more. 

Get Started Now

Admission Requirements

A bachelor’s degree is required for admission to a graduate certificate program. Exceptions and other requirements may apply, depending on individual programs. Consult your Walden Enrollment Specialist about admission requirements for specific certificate programs. Call 855-646-5286 in the United States or see a list of international toll-free phone numbers.

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