Database and Data Analytics
Certificate Program

Database and Data Analytics

Data for impact
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Michelle Darling, Database and Data Analytics Alumna

"The fact that our professor brought in his industry connections really speaks to his commitment to his students."
Michelle Darling, Database and Data Analytics Alumna

Program Description

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Data-driven business. Understand, manage, and analyze the data that is driving business and innovation. We offer database training and data analytics course sequences to prepare you for a career in big data or database management. Work with algorithms, tools, frameworks, and best practices in managing big data and performing data mining. Here’s where the data analysist, data scientist or data engineers find their secret powers to soar through today’s data explosion and discover valuable business intelligence.

Database and Data Analytics certificate program objectives:

• Install and configure an Oracle database 12c instance
• Understand the basics of machine learning and data mining
• Write complex queries in MySQL
• Install, deploy, and develop a website’s back-end using Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (LAMP)
• Create data models for enterprise application

Total Required: 5–7 courses/14 units. Take 1 required course (3 units) and 4–6 elective credit courses (11 units). End with certificate of completion review.

Time Commitment: A full-time student can complete the certificate in 9–12 months.

Estimated Cost: $6,000

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Courses

Total Required: 5–7 courses/14 units. Take 1 required course (3 units) and 4–6 elective credit courses (11 units). End with certificate of completion review.

1. Core Courses (Choose one)

Units: 3.0 DBDA.X404
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2. Elective Courses

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Units: 3.0 DBDA.X404
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Units: 2.0 DBDA.X421
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Units: 2.0 CMPR.X412
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Units: 3.0 DBDA.X410
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Units: 3.0 CMPR.X416
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Units: 2.0 CMPR.X417
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3. Required Certificate Review

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Requisite Knowledge

Please review the course descriptions to ensure that you have taken necessary prerequisites or meet the requirements through job experience or previous education.

Professional Development

 

 

Program Chair

Hein Luu, chair

Certificate Program Chair

HIEN LUU, M.S, an engineering manager at LinkedIn, has over 20 years’ experience designing and developing scalable web applications and big data infrastructure and applications at Silicon Valley companies, such as Uber, Netflix, and Yahoo. He specializes in big data technologies and machine learning and is an artificial intelligence enthusiast. He has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in Software Engineering from San Jose State University. He has taught for UCSC Extension since 2003. 

Certificate Program Advisory Committee

ASHISH GUPTA
Senior Staff Engineer
LinkedIn

CHING-FONG "CF" SU
Director of Engineering, Machine Learning
Quora

HIEN LUU, M.S,
Engineering Manager, LinkedIn,

RAQUEL PRADO
Professor of Statistics
University of California, Santa Cruz

ARMEN PISCHDOTCHIAN
Academic Mentor
IBM Watson Solutions

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You are invited to declare candidacy in your certificate program as soon as possible so you can lock in the curriculum requirements and not be impacted by any subsequent program changes. Once you’ve declared, you have three years to complete the program.

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