Data Analysis Post-degree certificate
How to apply
Abbotsford, Abbotsford campus
- UFV has a Math Centre staffed with assistants, Mathematics & Statistics faculty, and student monitors, who can help you with course material.
As a data analysis student at UFV, you acquire the skills needed to extract reliable information from large data sets.
By taking carefully designed courses with the right mix of computing and statistics, you gain the database skills you need to house, extract, manipulate and maintain data.
More importantly, you also learn the statistical techniques needed to collect data correctly, assess its quality, analyze it, and turn it into the business intelligence that companies and institutions highly value in the marketplace.
The industry standard statistical software environments SAS and R are used throughout.
A study by McKinsey Global Institute warns that a significant shortage of qualified data analysts is forthcoming. According to the report, a shortfall of about 140,000 to 190,000 workers is projected by 2018. The study also predicts a need for an additional 1.5 million managers and analysts to make the most of the data currently available in data-driven enterprises.
UFV's Data Analyis Post-degree certificate builds on the skills and knowledge you have already acquired in your undergraduate degree, allowing you to grow your career within your own field. The combination of your degree background and your data analysis skills can help you grow your career, diversify your professional opportunities, and boost your earnings.
Please review the entrance requirements on the UFV Calendar
This program is open for international students
Upgrading options during the summer months are available for those who do not meet the entrance requirements.
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