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Big Data Analytics

Florida Atlantic University

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369 USD/credit
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About

To provide students with the knowledge necessary in this age of Big Data, the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (CEECS) and the Department of Information Technology and Operations Management (ITOM) have jointly designed the Big Data Analytics graduate certificate from Florida Atlantic University.

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Overview

The digital age is here to stay. Organizations now own and have access to unfathomable amounts of data. New technologies and efforts are needed to move on to the next phase of the digital revolution – the data revolution. 

This 12-credit certificate allows graduate students to expand their knowledge and skills in the concepts, technologies, and tools of business intelligence, data analytics and business analytics and be recognized for their achievement. The certificate program has two tracks: Computer Science (CS) and Business (BU).

Tracks

  • CS Track: The Big Data Analytics certificate with a track in Computer Science will be granted to a student who completes three 3-credit courses from the CS Data Analytics course list and one 3-credit course from the ITOM Business Analytics course list.
  • BU Track: The Big Data Analytics certificate with a track in Business will be granted to a student who completes three 3-credit courses from the ITOM Business Analytics course list and one 3-credit course from the CS Data Analytics course list.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Neural Network
  • Social Networks and Big Data Analytics
  • Data Mining for Bioinformatics
  • Data Mining and Machine Learning
  • Information Retrieval
  • Web Mining
  • Advanced Data Mining and Machine Learning

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CS Track: Open to students who have a B.S. degree in Computer Science or in a related field of science or engineering and a GPA of at least 3.0. Students must satisfy the prerequisites for each course in the program. All four courses must be completed with a GPA of 3.0 or better. All course materials are in English; all international students must demonstrate proficiency in English to enter the program.
  • BU Track: Open to students who have a bachelor’s degree in Business or in a related field and a GPA of at least 3.0. Students must satisfy the prerequisites for each course in the program. All four courses must be completed with a GPA of 3.0 or better. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1024 USD/credit
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  • National

    1024 USD/credit
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  • In-State

    369 USD/credit
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Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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