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Today, analytics skills are in surging demand with entry-level data professionals earning $33 per hour to $65 per hour.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Data Analytics with Programming in SQL will introduce you to the fundamentals of data analytics while providing hands-on experience using Structured Query Language (SQL) to analyze and transform data.

Courses are taught by experienced and knowledgeable practitioners of data analysis who work in technology companies, IT, and other career sectors.

This nine-unit certificate includes two core courses in data analytics and one elective course that will allow you to gain basic proficiency in programming with SQL.

You’ll Walk Away With:

  • Knowledge of fundamentals of data analytics
  • Basic understanding of data models and relational data structures
  • Basic proficiency in using SQL to query relational databases
Add Value to Your Organization

This certificate will demonstrate that you’ve completed introductory coursework in data analytics and gained proficiency in a popular database programming language.

Plus, you’ll receive an official certificate that you may use on a resume, job application, or application to transfer to an accredited college or university like GGU.

Gain Long-Term Skills

In 2020, the world is set to generate 50 times the amount of data as in its previous decade, according to a study by the International Data Corporation (IDC). More than ever before, employers need tools to analyze this data and generate actionable insights.

SQL is the primary language used to interact with databases popular today. It enables you to ask questions of relational databases and generate reports that provide meaningful insights and answers. That’s why employees who know SQL are in high demand across every industry. Whether you’re interested in the private, public, or nonprofit sector, SQL is an essential tool that will be valuable throughout your career.

Earn credits toward a degree

After completing the certificate, if you’re interested in continuing your GGU education, you can apply credits earned in this program toward a bachelor’s degree.


Enrollment as a degree candidate is not required.

Please note that some courses taken as part of certificate programs will have prerequisites. These prerequisites must be satisfied (through transfer of equivalent coursework or through taking the courses at Golden Gate) before the certificate courses can be completed.

Read more about Admission Requirements to Certificate Programs


CORE COURSES — 6 units

Introduction to Business & Data Analytics
DATA 115
Introduction to Relational Databases & SQL


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