Graduate Certificate - Big Data Analytics (BDAT) - Georgian College - Barrie
Big Data allows users to visualize past, present, and future patterns by linking and presenting information in meaningful ways. Data Analytics offers deeper insight into the meaning of data sets by telling the story behind the information. This enables stakeholders to make more informed decisions, predict trends and better understand the needs and sentiments of customers. This program provides students with a unique blend of theoretical knowledge and applied skills. Students learn how to collect, curate, manipulate, encode, and store data sets so they can be analyzed and mined in such a way that they can be reused and repurposed to solve challenges that don’t yet exist.
Graduates of this program are able to collect, organize and correlate data for a wide range of industries including government, applied research, human resources, health care, and sales and marketing. Leveraging prior background, skills, and experience, students may be employed in roles such as Data Analyst, Data Visualization Developer, Business Intelligence (BI) Specialist, Analytics Specialist, BI Solutions Architect or Business Analytic Specialist.
Program level: Postgraduate Certificate / Master's Degree
Length: 1 year graduate certificate
Application fee: $100.00 CAD
Tuition: $15,150.00 CAD/year
Cost of Living: $12,960.00 CAD/year
Start Date: January 2022 / May 2022 / September 2022
Submission Deadline: All Open Now
- Minimum Level of Education Required: 2-Year Undergraduate Diploma
- Min GPA: 50.0%
- English Proficiency Requirements:For direct admission, applicant must be from an English speaking country or meet either of the following English test scores:
- Min TOEFL iBT: 89 (Min Speaking: 22.0, Min Writing: 22.0)
- Min IELTS overall: 6.5
- Min Duolingo English Test Score: 125
- Min PTE overall: 61
Applicants interested in applying for direct admission, but are yet to complete an acceptable language test, can do so, but must provide valid results before receiving a final offer letter.
This program has nationality specific English requirements. Click here to see more.For conditional admission, instead of submitting language proficiency test scores, applicant may complete English courses prior to the academic program. The length of the English course is determined based on the applicant's level of English proficiency.
- Ancillary Fees: $2,702 per year
* Note: Additional fees may apply
** All fees are subject to change without notice