Data Analytics Certificate

Division: Business and Computer Information Systems


The Data Analytics Certificate helps prepare students for employment or further study in the Data Analytics field. Data Analytics is the identification, analyses and interpretation of volumes of data that are collected from a wide variety of sources. Students will learn to identify patterns and relationships in large data sets, to resolve business questions and make data-driven decisions. To earn a certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College. This certificate requires a total of 18 units.

Required Courses are Listed in Suggested Sequence (18 units):
MATH 120 C Introduction to Probability and Statistics4
CIS 132 CSpreadsheet-Excel for Windows4
CIS 247 CPython Programming3
CIS 170 CIntroduction to Data Analytics3
CIS 172 CData Visualization3
COUN 139 C Career Exploration (formerly COUN 141 C)1
Total Units18