1431 USD/credit 17172 USD/full
1431 USD/credit 17172 USD/full
663 USD/credit 7956 USD/full
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The Data Analytics Graduate Certificate at George Mason University  allows students to obtain a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in data analytics engineering.

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These foundation courses in Data Analytics Graduate Certificate at George Mason University provide the student with an understanding of the following concepts:

  •  Data, data quality, and large volumes of data
  •  Data management and data mining
  •  Modeling and model usage for making decisions
  •  Statistical methods and visualization

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Analytics: Big Data to Information   
  • Principles of Data Management and Mining   
  • Analytics and Decision Analysis   
  • Applied Statistics and Visualization for Analytics

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Start dates & application deadlines

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The Spring application will open on April 15.


12 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have completed a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited program with an earned GPA of 3.00 or better in their 60 highest-level credits. Applicants are expected to have completed a degree in engineering, business, computer science, statistics, mathematics, or information technology, with demonstrated foundational competence in calculus, statistics, and computer programming. Applicants without that formal academic preparation but with clear evidence of strong and extensive work experience in data or analytics, may also be considered on a case by case basis. Current graduate students in the Volgenau School of Engineering and the School of Business can elect this certificate with the Graduate Secondary Certificate Program Application from the Office of the University Registrar.
  • College Transcripts
  • 1 Letter of Recommendation
  • Goals Statement
  • Resumé

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17172 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit
  • National

    17172 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit
  • In-State

    7956 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 663 USD per credit

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 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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