Central Connecticut State University

School of Graduate Studies

Data Mining Official Certificate Program


P.O. Box 4010

New Britain, CT 06050

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Students must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. The undergraduate record must demonstrate clear evidence of ability to undertake and pursue studies successfully in a graduate field. A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 point scale (where A is 4.00), or its equivalent, and good standing (3.00GPA) in all post-baccalaureate course work is required. Conditional admission may be granted to a candidate with an undergraduate GPA as low as 2.40, only if the student receives no grades lower than a B in his/her first three core courses in the program. The following materials, in addition to those required by the School of Graduate Studies, are required: • a formal application essay of 500–1000 words, focusing on academic and work history, reasons for pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Data Mining, and future professional aspirations. The essay will also be used to demonstrate a command of the English language; • a note explaining how the candidate has fulfilled the one-semester statistics course requirement; and • two letters of recommendation. The deadline for submitting applications for the fall semester is May 1. The deadline for submitting applications for the spring semester admissions is November 1. Applicants must submit a completed admissions application, the application fee, and official transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate institution to the Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Office. Note: Only hard copy materials are acceptable for additional materials submitted. No attachments to e-mails or other electronically transmitted material will be considered in admissions decisions. All additional materials (formal application essay, the prerequisites letter, and the two letters of recommendation) must be sent to: Dr. Daniel T. Larose Re: Graduate Certificate in Data Mining Admissions Materials Department of Mathematical Sciences Marcus White 118 Central Connecticut State University New Britain, CT, 06050 larosed@ccsu.edu



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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