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The Science of Wellbeing Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate

Data Analyst

"Data are becoming the new raw material of business."

- Craig Mundle

The Details

Do you love the details? How about taking information from various sources and somehow making it all make sense? Then data analytics might be the perfect career for you! In this WorkMYX, you will learn about the collection, transformation, and organization of data in order to draw conclusions, make predictions, and drive informed decision making. Sounds interesting? One thing we love about this field is that data analysts will always be in high demand and often this work can be done remotely! With this certification, you can directly apply for jobs that include junior or associate data analyst, database administrator, and more with Google and over 130 U.S. employers, including Walmart, Best Buy, Astreya.

Why it’s hot RN

  • #1 in CNN analysis of “Careers with Big Growth, Great Pay and Satisfying Work," (source: cnn.com)

  • The US Bureau of Labour Statistics predicts a 15% rise in industry jobs between 2019 and 2029, much higher than the 4% national average. (source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Influencers in the field

Yann Lecun, Kenneth Cukier, Rediet Abebe

Let’s talk about the $

Average Salary $97,100. Entry level $58,000 (source: PayScale.com)

Social impact

Data drives the future. Decisions based on data can do miracles like solve global warming and help truth from fiction. Data is equally powerful for evil too. How will you shape our future?

PATHWAYS:

Degree in Data AnalyticsData Analytics

WHAT YOU WALK AWAY WITH

BS in Data Analystics

TIME

6-8 semesters

COST

$40,000-$68,000

OR

workmyxData Analyst

WHAT YOU WALK AWAY WITH

  • Skills needed to become a successful data analyst
  • Course completion certificate from Google
  • Course credits can be used towards a future degree*
  • TIME

    1 semester

    COST

    $425

    * Dependent on University credit transfer policies

    workmyx: Data Analyst

    1.

    The Science of Wellbeing

    The Science of Wellbeing

    In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life.

    What You'll Learn

    • Gratitude
    • Happiness
    • Meditation
    • Savoring

    2.

    Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate

    Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate

    Prepare for a new career in the high-growth field of data analytics, no experience or degree required. Get professional training designed by Google and have the opportunity to connect with top employers. There are 337,400 U.S. job openings in data analytics with a $67,900 average entry-level salary. Data analytics is the collection, transformation, and organization of data in order to draw conclusions, make predictions, and drive informed decision making.

    Over 8 courses, gain in-demand skills that prepare you for an entry-level job. You’ll learn from Google employees whose foundations in data analytics served as launchpads for their own careers. At under 10 hours per week, you can complete the certificate in less than 6 months.

    You’ll prepare yourself for jobs that include junior or associate data analyst, database administrator, and more. Upon completion of the certificate, you can directly apply for jobs with Google and over 130 U.S. employers, including Walmart, Best Buy, Astreya.

    82% of Google Career Certificate graduates report a positive career outcome like a new job, promotion, or raise within 6 months.

    What you’ll learn:

    • Gain an immersive understanding of the practices and processes used by a junior or associate data analyst in their day-to-day job

    • Learn key analytical skills (data cleaning, analysis, & visualization) and tools (spreadsheets, SQL, R programming, Tableau)

    • Understand how to clean and organize data for analysis, and complete analysis and calculations using spreadsheets, SQL and R programming

    • Learn how to visualize and present data findings in dashboards, presentations and commonly used visualization platforms

    This work totals 259 hours over the course of 15 weeks

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    Please note that MYX will enroll you in these courses before the start of term.

    The Science of Wellbeing Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate