In Fall 2018, SLIS will begin offering a new graduate certificate in data analytics. The graduate certificate can be completed entirely online and is open both to potential students who have a completed bachelor's degree. Our current MLIS students can pursue the certificate concurrently with the MLIS degree and courses will count both towards the certificate and the MLIS.
The graduate certificate in Data Analytics will provide a formal indicator of training in skills currently in great demand by libraries and many other organizations and industries. The certificate curriculum is designed to teach students how to apply data tools to solve workplace problems and is appropriate for people who do not have a background in computer science.