Kansas State University

Global Campus

Data Analytics


1615 Anderson Avenue

Manhattan, KS 66502

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Data Analytics

Format: Online

Program Description:

Demand continues to rise for professionals with education and skills in the mining, management and interpretation of “Big Data.” Kansas State University’s 15-credit-hour online graduate certificate in data analytics prepares students for opportunities in this high demand area.

The program’s Data Science track focuses on the techniques, methods and algorithms for storing, retrieving, managing, parsing and computing data. Courses in the Applied Analytics track teach students to apply those computational methods toward business problems and communicate with stakeholders.

Careers in Data Analytics

  • Data analyst
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Analytics/Management consultant
  • Operations analyst
  • HR analyst
  • Product analyst
  • Social media analyst
  • Sports analyst
  • Healthcare data analyst
  • Predictive analyst
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Data engineer
  • Data visualization specialist


Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commissions (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 15

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $2600 per course USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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