Data Technologies Certificate



Credits required:

12 credits

Cost per credit:


Next start date:

May 6, 2024

Jump Into Data

Interested in switching your career path, or to develop technical skills to serve you in your current career? The data technologies certificate builds solid foundation of database, programming, and analytical skills. Even if you don’t have a technical academic or employment background, you’ll learn the skills and knowledge needed to be success technical professionals.

Achieve More with a Master's Degree

Further specialize your data technology skills by stacking this certificate with another offered in the Master of Management Information Systems and completing capstone coursework. Earning your MMIS will give you a unique skillset and help you stand out in the workforce. The MMIS is available entirely online.

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Kelly Seipert

Kelly Seipert

MMIS Program Coordinator
(435) 797-5848

College: Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

Department: Data Analytics & Information Systems

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This course provides an introduction to advanced business intelligence and analytics, using modern analytics tools and strategies to build exploratory and predictive models, and applying evidence-based methods to inform business decisions and actions. 

This course familiarizes students with the fundamental principles of data visualization, emphasizing the identification of appropriate data visualization techniques and the development of visualizations using the Tableau software package. 

This course provides an introduction to programming basics using Python with an emphasis on tools for data analytics, including input/output of large datasets, data extraction from the web, and basic prediction and decision making. 

(Elective) This course provides an introduction and overview of the fundamentals of cloud computing and the tools necessary for scalable, reliable, and secure deployment of cloud applications. Students are introduced to services and tools available from large cloud providers.