3 Courses Required
Data Analytics Certificate


Earn a Certificate in Data Analytics from George Mason University and take the next step in advancing your career. This program is designed to help students build strategic capabilities required in various data roles through in-demand data skills such as, fundamentals of programming and techniques, data enrichment with APIs, data visualization, and machine learning models. These skills are in-demand like never before with every sector of today’s business being overwhelmed with data, making it the perfect time to receive an industry-recognized credential in this highly competitive area.

+ Courses

Students will participate in the following instructor led, virtual courses;

  • Programming for Data Science
  • Data Wrangling, Visualization and Reporting
  • Machine Learning

+ Discounts and Scholarships


Sign up for all three courses to earn your certificate and receive an almost 22% discount:

Course Cost
Programming for Data Science $1,999
Data Wrangling, Visualization and Reporting $1,199
Machine Learning $1,999
Total before discount $5,197
Three-course certificate cost $4,678

Mason Talent Exchange (MTE) Scholarships

The pandemic has forced many experienced professionals and degree holders to confront furloughs, lay-offs and a daunting set of career challenges. Mason is proud to launch the Mason Talent Exchange (MTE) in response to the need for regional upskilling and retraining.

If you are a dislocated worker or experiencing significant transition, the MTE is providing a 50% scholarship to those who enroll in all three courses and seek the Data Analytics certificate. Significant transition includes:

  • Dislocation/Layoff
  • Transition from military service
  • Shifting to a new industry or field
  • Switching to a new position or department within current company
  • Returning to workforce after major gap in employment

Students funded by the MTE pay $2,599 for the certificate.

The MTE, in collaboration with regional employers, also includes connection to employers to position job-seekers to fill skill-gaps and access high-skill jobs. Limited scholarships dollars are available.

MTE Partner Scholarship – NT Concepts

NT Concepts, a data-driven technology innovator that works on the most sensitive and mission-critical programs in National Security, is the university’s founding Mason Talent Exchange Partner and the first regional employer who will assist dislocated workers, veterans, and their spouses and families, and persons with government clearances. NT Concepts will provide all MTE Data Analytics certificate program enrollees with the following:

  • A dedicated mentor
  • Resume review
  • Career guidance
  • Job opportunities
  • As part of our core values, anything that helps your professional development and career journey!

Apply early to be considered.

Speak with an enrollment advisor to learn more about MTE and all available funding options.

+ Digital Certificate (Badge)

Earners of the Data Analytics Badge have a fundamental understanding of the process of examining data sets in order to draw conclusions about the information they contain utilizing programming techniques and specialized systems. They learned and demonstrated data analytics techniques and technologies used to enable organizations to make business decisions and by scientists and researchers to verify or disprove scientific models, theories and hypotheses.

+ Certificate Requirements

This certificate requires completion of 3 courses.

  • Programming for Data Science
  • Data Wrangling, Visualization and Reporting
  • Machine Learning

To receive a Certificate of Completion, participants must, within 12 months, complete all course requirements. 100% attendance and participation are expected from participants.

Discounted certificate pricing is available only to those who complete the certificate. If a student withdraws from the certificate program, they will be charged for the courses attended and assessed the full price of each course as follows: Data Wrangling $1,199.00; Machine Learning $1,999.00; Data Science $1,999.00.

+ Recommendations

Introductory knowledge of Python and SQL is preferred. To ensure introductory level knowledge, we suggest the completion of the following free and online courses or their equivalent: Intro to Python, and Intro to SQL.

+ Designed For

This Certificate program is ideal for anyone wanting to advance their career in the tech field.

Although the program is geared towards people of all levels, it takes time and dedication to complete the certificate. Our goal is to give everyone the opportunity to grow by achieving the maximum learning experience in the time frame outlined.

+ Expected Outcomes

Students will learn in-depth technical skills through practical, hands-on experiences and project based learning. Through immersive and real-world content, students will gain problem solving skills and ability to think analytically and approach problems in a way that is useful in the professional and everyday world.

+ Certificate Program

Completion of the certification program offers students the opportunity to progress in their careers. Students will gain a range of high-level skills and have the ability to work with data when there is a great demand across all industries.

+ Instructors

One of the strongest assets Mason Continuing and Professional Education has is our access to Mason Excellence. We bring high quality practical experiences to learners well beyond the traditional capability of a university through our trusted and established third-party relationships. In addition, we support Mason’s colleges and schools in the development of professional certificates and micro-credentials that leverage our own world-class research focus and instructional quality.

George Mason University, in partnership with Lighthouse Labs, offers this live online instructor-led certificate designed to empower students, launch careers, and contribute to the incredible growth of the tech and data industries. We bring high-quality practical experiences to learners well beyond the traditional capability of a university through our trusted and established third-party relationships.

Additional Details

Enroll Now - Select a bundle to enroll in
Questions? Submit an inquiry >> HERE

Certificate Price
Deadline to Start Last Course
Never expires

Questions? Submit an inquiry >> HERE

Required fields are indicated by .