Graduate Certificate in Data Mining
Advance your career and increase your earning potential with a 100% online Graduate Certificate in Data Mining from the University of Louisville. Our innovative curriculum and award-winning faculty provide an educational experience you won’t find anywhere else.
Why choose UofL? You will…
Earn your certificate in as little as 12 months
Interact with other online learners across the globe
Increase your earning potential and career opportunities
Learn from faculty with distinguished academic credentials, industry experience and a strong commitment to applied research
The Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) and the Department of Mathematics have developed this joint certificate in data mining to address the need for trained professionals in the interdisciplinary field of data mining. Learn from award-winning faculty who are leaders in data mining, warehousing, and analysis. Their expertise spans the use of text, web, numerical and image databases, and they have applied this to the fields of medicine, e-commerce, security, military, education and more. The program can be completed entirely online or in combination with on-campus courses in as little as 12 months.
Data miners are specialists in finding valuable hidden data in large masses of stored data, and are critical to industries including insurance, healthcare, retail, education, banking, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, travel, government, and intelligence. Graduates of this program are qualified for positions including: IT professionals; marketing, sales and customer relations managers; database and direct marketers; data analysts; statisticians; financial managers; business and data analysts; and project managers are all professions that can utilize data mining expertise. Virtually any organization, regardless of industry, can reap the enormous payoffs of data mining.
For non-degree seeking students (certificate only):
Bachelor's degree in a technically related field, or have technical experience
Knowledge of calculus
Completion of the application for admission and payment of the non-refundable $60 application fee
For degree status (those who want to continue beyond the 18-hour certificate program for a master's or doctoral degree):
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required of all foreign students from countries in which English is not the native language. Applicants holding a baccalaureate or advanced degree from an accredited college or university in the United States are exempt from the TOEFL requirement.
Credentials should be mailed to:
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Applications received at least six weeks prior to the beginning of a term will be given priority. Please refer to the academic calendar to view the beginning of each term.
If you live outside of the United States and intend to complete an online academic program from your home country, be sure to view special requirements for international students.