What do I get for attending the Data Analytics and Visualization Certificate at PC?
First and foremost, you receive a great education, taught by Providence College faculty who are excited to teach professionals. Second, you gain beginner to intermediate proficiency in popular data visualization tools that expand your skills and increase your professional value. Students who complete the course will also receive a certificate from Providence College indicating their completion of the course.
What’s the time commitment?
The program will total 24 hours of instructional time for those pursuing the full certificate track, along with a suggested 1 hour for reading materials outside of class each week. The Tableau and Power BI or Tableau (only) tracks will total 18 or 12 hours of instructional time, respectively.
Do I have to attend all class sessions to receive my certificate?
You’ll get the most out of your certificate program if you attend all the sessions. However, in extenuating circumstances, we can provide a video recording of the missed session.
What are the logistics?
Classes are virtual.
How much homework is involved?
Most of the faculty will send you important reading materials before their class to give you a basic foundation on which they build. This reading generally takes less than an hour.
Am I graded?
As a non-credit certificate, the Data Analytics and Visualization program is not graded. However, a grade of Pass is issued to those who complete the program.
Is this program eligible for tuition reimbursement?
In many cases, yes. Nearly 20% of prior program registrants received partial or full employer reimbursement. Alert us of this arrangement with your employer and, upon program completion, we’ll issue your pass/fail grade for reimbursement processing.
What does the program cost?
Take advantage of special pricing of $1,600 for the entire 8-week certificate program. Or you can pursue the shorter, focused modules for $475 or $925.
Do I have to be accepted?
No! This is a non-credit program with open enrollment. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
What if I need a refund?
A full refund is available prior to the start of the program if you need to cancel your registration.
What if I have questions?
Should you have any questions prior to starting your application, feel free to contact one of our knowledgeable advisers.