St. Cloud State University

Data Analytics


St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South

Stewart Hall 257

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Data Analytics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

From predicting growth to developing business strategies the Data Analytics program prepares you to use data securely, identify techniques to make accurate predictions and present your results to coworkers. You’ll work hands-on with cutting-edge software to manipulate large data sets to open job opportunities in business intelligence, data management and data warehousing as you seek to develop your career in a growing industry. 

Program Highlights

  • Designed for working professionals.
  • Complete the certificate in one year with two courses each in fall and spring and one course in early summer.
  • Students have conducted data analytics projects for Stearns County Jail Administration, Stearns County Community Corrections, St. Cloud School District and the St. Cloud State Office of Strategy, Planning and Effectiveness. 
  • Students work with state-of-the-art software including the Unix/Linux operating system, IBM SPSS Modeler, SAS Enterprise Miner, Tableau, SAS, R and JMP Pro, among others. 


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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