Data Analysis Essentials Graduate Badge

Data Analysis Essentials

Graduate Badge

Course Delivery

On Campus, Online, Hybrid

Total Credits

12 Credits

About the Program

Data Analysis Essentials Badge

Gain experience utilizing Excel Data Analysis ToolPak, chi-square, t-tests, and ANOVA for insightful data interpretation. Learn to evaluate information quality, ensuring credible and relevant research outcomes. Refine writing and presentation skills to present research findings to drive informed decisions and impactful insights. 

Mastery Level: Foundational

Keywords: data literacy, statistics, data interpretation, analytical skills.


Focus of Study

Assessment: Minimum of 85% on all designated assignments (7) as well as 85% or higher on the Exit Exam.


Program Requirements

Expected Program Entry Competencies
Knowledge of basic survey design, experience with basic Excel formulas, IRB research certification.

Expected Program Exit Competencies
Upon successful completion of Data Analysis for Decision Making, the earner will be able to:

1)Utilize various analytical tools, including Excel Data Analysis ToolPak, chi-square, t-tests, and ANOVA, to perform descriptive analyses and derive meaningful interpretations from data.
 2) Evaluate the quality and relevance of information and research findings.
3) Present research findings in written and verbal format.


Program Coursework

COMM 6040 – Data for Decision making (8 week – online course)