Data Analytics | St. Clair College
Program Code: K019
Status: Open
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One Year - Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Starts: September
John Ulakovich
519-972-2727 ext. 5858

Program Overview

The Data Analytics one-year graduate certificate prepares students to visualize past, present, and future patterns by linking and presenting information in meaningful ways. The area of data analytics offers deeper insights and meaning of data sets for users by telling the story behind the information. This type of detailed and defined information enables graduates to effectively predict trends, understand the needs of customers, as well as make more informed business decisions.

Admission Requirements

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree, or equivalent with a concentration in Business, Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering, or combination of work-related experience and post-secondary experience.

International Students: See Admission Policies for details.


The curriculum below is for incoming students:

Semester 1
Code Title Credits
Introduction To Data Analytics
Information Management
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
Intro To Python Programming
Basic Statistics And Exploratory Data Analysis
Semester 2
Code Title Credits
Machine Learning I
Data Visualization And Reporting
IT Service Management
Business Analytics And Decision Making
Advanced Statistics For Data Analytics

Your Investment

The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2024-2025 Tuition Fees  

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses are at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found on the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

Data Analytics for Business one-year graduate certificate (Ontario College Graduate Certificate) (70717)

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Analyze, organize, and manipulate data to support problem-solving, business decision-making, and opportunity identification.
  2. Develop statistical and predictive models that use operational and marketing data to identify patterns and provide insights to business stakeholders.
  3. Assess and apply business intelligence and Big Data tools appropriate to business decisions, business problems, data movement, and system workloads.
  4. Prepare and communicate complex materials verbally, in writing, and digitally for a variety of audiences, purposes, and levels of detail.
  5. Analyze and interpret data as it relates to various aspects of a business organization’s readiness to change.
  6. Conduct data analysis and research in a respectful and ethical manner that protects privacy and maintains dignity to all involved.
  7. Deliver data-oriented projects using data science, business analysis, and project management principles, tools, and techniques to ensure clients’ business needs are achieved.