Database and Data Science - Overview
There are four levels of study available broken up into two levels.
Level I Career Certificate
The Database and Data Science Pathway consists of one, Level I career certificate. This pathway also includes two, Level II career certificate choices.
The MCC Database Management and Data Analysis program provides students with a strong technical foundation in the design, implementation and administration of relational databases and data warehousing in traditional and cloud-based environments. They also provide the foundation for data cleaning, transformation and basic analytics tasks.
After selecting the Level I, Database/Data Science career certificate, students should also choose their complimenting Level II career certificate from the options listed below.
Level II Career Certificates
The MCC Data Science Career Certificate is an entry-level certificate designed for students who want to develop a working knowledge of gathering, managing and interpreting data, as well as building storytelling skills by using data. Pursuing this career certificate requires no prior experience and can be completed in an academic year. As large collections of complex data become more commonly leveraged as a driving force in business decision-making, careers in data science, reporting and analytics are in demand. This affordable certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in data analytics, data science and business intelligence.
The MCC Computer Programming pathway allows students to develop computer technology skills used in critical information technology roles in a wide variety of industries. Computer programmers use programming languages such as Python, Java, C# (C-Sharp), and C++ to create software that runs on a computer or mobile device. Any feature that people interact with on their computers or mobile devices is created by computer programmers. With the increase of computer chips in more devices, computer programmers are playing an increasingly important role in creating and making everyday work more convenient.
The MCC IT Generalist certificate allows students the ability to explore various I.T. topics by choosing any course under the INFO prefix. This certificate is both a standalone certificate and is also a Level II certificate option within the Associate in Applied Sciences – Information Technology (AASIT) degree. Students select 31.5 credit hours from INFO prefix courses.
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