Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Big and Smart Data Sciences

6 months
24286 USD/year
24286 USD/year
14298 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering from Wright State University offers a program of graduate study leading to the Education Certificate in Big and Smart Data Sciences.



This unique Big and Smart Data Sciences certificate from Wright State University will equip business professionals with the technical foundation needed to manage and analyze Big Data and to create Smart Data-enabled applications for enterprises and individuals.

There is an unprecedented growth in data collected by all types of organizations for scientific, medical, financial, and other purposes. This comes as a result of activities in our interconnected world including social activities on the web. It is produced using sensors and other high throughput devices on or around individuals and around the globe. 

This has given rise to Big Data, characterized by five Vs (Volume, Velocity, Variety, Veracity, and Value). Big and Smart Data Sciences is about the intelligent processing of Big Data for improved insights and decision-making for enterprises and individuals. It is also about creative approaches, methodologies, and techniques that span data acquisition to analysis and applications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Scientific Visualization 
  • Cloud Computing 
  • Parallel Programming for Many-Core GPUs 
  • Advanced Database Systems 
  • Information Retrieval 
  • Advanced Data Mining 
  • Metadata Representation Languages
  • Advanced Topics in Semantic Web 
  • Machine Learning 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


18 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, computer engineering, or information sciences; 
  • A comparable technical degree from an ABET-accredited institution of higher education.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12143 USD per semester during 6 months.
  • National

    24286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12143 USD per semester during 6 months.
  • In-State

    14298 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7149 USD per semester during 6 months.

Living costs for Dayton

880 - 1352 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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