Graduate Certificate in Big Data Management and Mining
Big Data embraces technology, decision-making and public policy. Supplying the technology is a fast-growing market, increasing at more than 30 percent a year and likely to reach $24 billion by 2016, according to a forecast by IDC, a research firm. Big Data is poised to be the next big trend in management.
People currently working in computing who want to advance their knowledge and catch up in the growing field of Big Data. Skills most often mentioned in connection with Big Data jobs include math, statistics, data analysis, business analytics and even natural language processing.
Most of the jobs emerging in Big Data require knowledge of programming and the ability to develop applications, as well as an understanding of how to meet business needs. This certificate will provide entrepreneurs or managers the opportunity to advance in a strong new growth area, and provide consulting services to companies expanding into Big Data.
In this program you’ll gain 12 credits that can be applied to NJIT master’s programs, and learn: Mathematical properties and usage of database programming languages. Methods of database design, conceptual modeling, and physical storage for Big Data sets. Fundamental notions of concurrency control and recovery in database systems. Goal tree search, logic and deduction, uncertainty, fuzzy logic, knowledge representations, machine learning, vision, and action planning. Methods for association and dependency analysis, classification and predication, and clustering analysis. Current trends in data mining, and data mining for scientific, medical and engineering applications.
An undergraduate Computer Science degree from an accredited institution is recommended. Three years or more in programming or database work.
One of the nation's leading public technological universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) prepares students to be leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century. The university's multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education provides the technological proficiency, business know-how and leadership skills that future CEOs and entrepreneurs will need to succeed. With an enrollment of almost 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university.
NJIT is Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Universities.
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