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We are delighted to introduce you to the Certificate Programs in Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence at Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech is a globally reputed comprehensive university with leading colleges in engineering, business, medicine, liberal arts, and the sciences. According to Forbes, by the year 2020, we will be creating 1.7 megabytes of data every second per person, giving us 44 trillion gigabytes of data. From ordering food to entertainment to autonomous vehicles, each of us will be engulfed by more data than we are neurologically equipped to handle. The scale and ubiquity of data is already forcing corporations to find ingenious ways to analyse, track, and leverage data for strategy and operations. As data volumes continue to explode, businesses need to continually upgrade the education and skill level of their employees to fully utilize the power of data for a competitive edge in the market. Our certificate programs in Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence are designed to fulfill this need.
The Virginia Tech certificate program in data science is a 12-week program, organized as 3 sequential units of approximately 4 weeks each. In each unit, you will take classes both in person and online. Classes are modular, and faculty led. Other experts from industry and academia assist the lead faculty member. On completion of requirements, you will obtain a Virginia Tech Certificate in Data Science.
If you have an undergraduate degree plus a strong interest in pursuing a career in data analytics, this program is designed for you. We encourage applicants from all corners of industry, including IT, finance, banking, insurance, consumer products, manufacturing, or marketing. Preferred applicants will have a minimum of two years professional experience including some exposure to information technology.
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