Graduate Certificate in Analytics and Information Management 

The GC-AIM program is a 15-credit program of study. The program appeals to a range of potential students, including technical professionals who are looking to restart or retool their careers, professionals who are seeking a relevant management credential, non-technical or non-business professionals who are seeking to enter the data analytics or information systems field. Students can complete the GC-AIM in just 1 year, and courses taken for the certificate can be applied toward the MS-AIM.

Duquesne's GC-AIM curriculum focuses on how to apply models, analytical methods, and visualization tools to data, producing insights that lead to better business decisions. At the completion of the program students should understand and gain experience in data mining, data querying, artificial intelligence, modeling insights, behavioral analytics and visualizations.

Learning Goals and Methods in the GC-AIM Program

Knowledge Area Related Learning Goal
Business Analytics Graduates have the technical and data analytic skills necessary to provide new insights to solve business challenges.
Data Stewardship Graduates assist businesses by ensuring access to quality data for decision making.
 Communication Graduates communicate analytic insights that create the opportunity for innovation and bottom-line results.
Ethical Mindset Graduates will be able to identify legal and ethical issues regarding data and will be prepared to act consistently with ethical principles including those of responsibility, rights, and diversity.

Graduation Requirements for the GC-AIM Program

ISYS 610 Analytics and Information Management 3 credits
ISYS 611 Information Systems Ecosystem 3 credits
ISYS 612 Data Querying 3 credits
ISYS 620 Predictive Analytics with Machine Learning 3 credits
ISYS 622 Behavioral Analytics with Visualization 3 credits
Total credits   15 credits