Graduate certificate in big data and analytics

01 Year  
Tuition fee
14998 USD
Course Type
Application Fee

Course Information

With the expansion of big data in today's world, analytics skills and the people who have them are in demand. Our online Graduate Certificate in Big Data and Analytics from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management can give you the tools and skillset you need to make data-driven business decisions that drive corporate success. 

Application Processing time in Days

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Minimum Requirement

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission requirement

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria To be admitted to DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management, applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from a University-recognized post-secondary institution International applicants must hold a degree recognized as equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree. Applicants who hold a University-recognized professional degree may also be eligible for admission. All applicants must demonstrate quantitative and verbal skills proficiency (see Prerequisite Skills Requirements). No specific undergraduate concentration or preparatory coursework is required for admission; certain exceptions apply. Applicants should note that all instruction and services are provided in English. Applicants who meet baccalaureate degree requirements and whose undergraduate cumulative grade point average (CGPA) is 2.50 or higher (on a 4.00 scale) are eligible for admission. Applicants who earned a grade of B or better in both college algebra and English composition need not complete the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Keller-administered placement Testing Applicants who meet baccalaureate degree requirements and whose undergraduate CGPA is below 2.50 must achieve acceptable scores on the GMAT, GRE or Keller-administered admission test to be eligible for admission. The Keller-administered test may be completed, by appointment, wherever the University’s graduate programs are offered or through the University’s Assessment Center. GMAT and GRE test scores are valid up to five years from the date of the exams. Additional Admission Requirements for International Applicants Note: International applicants should obtain academic advising prior to enrolling to ensure they can retain nonimmigrant status while enrolled at DeVry University. Most DeVry locations are authorized by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to accept and enroll F-1 Visa students and require international applicants to submit certain financial and academic documentation before they will be considered for admission. To be considered for admission to the University, and before an I-20 can be issued, international applicants must: • Provide certified copies of acceptable documents demonstrating the required level of prior education. Such documents may include high school transcripts, leaving certificates, scores on approved examinations or college transcripts (see Specially Recruited International Applicants). Foreign diplomas and supporting foreign transcripts not written in English must be translated into English by a certified translator and may require review by one of the following approved educational credentials evaluation agencies at the applicant’s expense*: 1. A current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) 2. AACRAO International Education Services (formerly AACRAO’s Foreign Educational Credential Service) 3. Educated Choices, LLC 4. Foreign Credentials Service of America 5. Institute of Foreign Credential Services 6. A current member of the Association of International Credentials Evaluators (AICE) • Meet requirements outlined in English-Language-Proficiency Admission Requirement, if applicable. • Meet all other University admission requirements. International applicants must submit appropriate GMAT or GRE scores, if necessary; transcripts of prior college coursework; or acceptable documentation of prior mathematics and overall educational performance deemed appropriate for placement into the intended program. DeVry-administered online math and verbal placement tests are available to international applicants. Applicants whose native language is other than English may also demonstrate English-language proficiency by providing evidence of one of the following: Submission of a U.S. high school diploma (completed in English) or GED® certificate (completed in English). • Submission of a high school diploma, or post-secondary degree or higher, earned at an institution at which the language of instruction was English*. 81 • Submission of a post-secondary transcript verifying completion of 30 semester-credit hours of baccalaureate-level courses (excluding remedial and developmental courses) with at least a C (70 percent) average from an institution at which the language of instruction was English*. • Submission of an earned Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 550 on the paper-based TOEFL, 213 on the computer-based TOEFL or 79 on the Internet-based TOEFL**. • Submission of an overall band score of at least 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam. • Submission of an overall score of at least 4.5 on the International Test of English Proficiency (iTEP) Academic-Plus exam**. • Submission of an overall score of at least 58 on the Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic. • Submission of an overall score of at least B2 on the Oxford Tutorial College Certificate (Oxford TCC). • Successful completion of an approved external Intensive English Program. • Submission of documents demonstrating successful completion of a DeVry-recognized advanced-level English as a Second Language (ESL) course. • Completion of either of the following, with a grade of B (80 percent) or higher, from a DeVryrecognized post-secondary institution or community college: • The equivalent of DeVry’s freshman English composition course. • Two or more baccalaureate-level English writing or composition courses. • Documents verifying at least two years’ service in the U.S. military. • Having attained an acceptable score on a DeVry-administered English-language-proficiency exam.

job Opportunities

Job Opportunity Potential When you apply for a DeVry University career, you become part of an institution that dates back to 1931. Our colleagues are passionate about higher education and shaping the future of today’s learners. Whether you work at one of our nationwide locations, online or our headquarters in Naperville, IL, you will be a part of a diverse team that's united in the common effort of helping our students achieve their goals. We invite you to explore our career opportunities and help make a difference in the lives of our students. As you consider DeVry University jobs, here are a few important things to know: BENEFITS We offer a competitive benefits package that supports our colleagues and their families: Work Life Balance: Vacation time, personal/sick time, paid holidays Financial Security: 401k, voluntary disability and life insurance Health & Wellness: Insurance options such as medical, dental, critical illness and accident Flex Work: Flexible work hours and remote work arrangements may be available Tuition Benefits: Colleagues and their immediate family members can take advantage of a significant tuition savings while pursuing a degree at DeVry University or its Keller Graduate School of Management CULTURE We embrace an approach called DeVry University Care: care of our students, our colleagues and ourselves. In our day-to-day work lives, we show care by going the extra mile for our fellow colleagues to inspire each other to bring our best to work every day. This translates into care for students by creating a positive environment where they can experience high-quality, personalized learning supported by outstanding service. DIVERSITY DeVry is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We believe diversity is essential to our educational mission and to the success of our community. We are committed to fostering a working environment where differences are respected, valued and embraced.

Post-Study Work Opportunities

PSW Opportunity Psw 3 yrs