Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics Engineering
George Mason University

Program Details

In just four courses, learn to deliver a process that transforms raw data and places it into a decision-making context. You can earn the online Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics Engineering from George Mason University in one year and be ready to use technology to create informed strategies and smart systems.

Coursework for the program is developed by faculty who meet regularly with an industry-expert advisory committee to ensure they're offering a career-based program.

Concepts covered include: data quality, management, and mining, as well as how to handle large volumes of data. You'll also study modeling and how to use it to make decisions, as well as statistical methods and visualization.

If you decide to enroll in the online MS in Data Analytics Engineering degree at a later point, credits from the graduate certificate will apply.

The program is offered through Mason’s esteemed Volgenau School of Engineering, which has worked with Big Data and cybersecurity for more than 25 years.

Why Choose Mason?

  • It’s a top-ranked school for Big Data.
  • No GRE/GMAT required.
  • 100% online format allows you to learn from the best when and where it's best for you.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

George Mason University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent