Graduate Certificate in Data Management 

Data management covers the development, execution, and supervision of plans, policies, programs and practices that control, protect, deliver and enhance the value of data and information assets. The Certificate in Data Management addresses this growing market.

This certificate program provides students with essential data management skills in the areas of data modeling and specification, data model quality management, database development, database administration, and data warehousing.

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Data Management, the student must complete four required SEIS graduate courses (12 graduate semester credits) with at a GPA of 2.7 or better.

NOTE: Students have the option to use the coursework from the Graduate Certificate in Data Management to continue in the Master of Science degree.

Current and inactive students who enrolled in this program prior to fall 2018 may opt to remain with the graduate program requirements from their current catalog, or move forward to the newest graduate program requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Data Management.

Required courses [4 courses]:

• SEIS 630 Database Management Systems and Design
• SEIS 732 Data Warehousing
• SEIS 733 Database Administration Concepts
• SEIS 737 Big Data Management

View SEIS Course Catalog.


  1. A bachelor's degree in any discipline from a regionally-accredited educational institution in the U.S. (or international equivalent). 
  2. An overall grade-point-average (GPA) of at least 2.7. (Applicants with a GPA less than 2.7 will be considered for provisional admission with their professional experience factored into the decision.)

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