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Data Management (Fast-Track) Certificate Program

Certificate -  Computer Information Technology Department

The information below applies to students entering the program in fall 2017 and spring 2018. For the most accurate program requirements for your catalog year, please log in to BHCC Self Service to review your specific program requirements. Any questions? Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor. Current students should stop by or contact the LifeMap Commons on the Charlestown Campus - E-Building, Room E-235; Phone 617-228-2230 or email academicadvising@bhcc.mass.edu from your BHCC email.
Course Title Course Number Semester Taken Credits Prerequisites
Applications/Concepts or Info Technology Problem Solving or Object CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 3 or 4 Prerequisites for CIT110 or CIT113: ESL098 or RDG095 or placement; Prerequisites for CIT120: MAT099 and ENG095 and RDG095 or ESL098 or placement, pre/co-req MAT194
Statistics I MAT181 3 MAT097 or MAT098 or placement
Introduction to Big Data with R and R-Studio CIT137 4 CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or chair approval
Decision Making Using MS Excel CIT234 3 CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval
SQL Programming CIT236 3 CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval
Total Credits 16-17
Last Modified Date: October 17, 2017

Program Overview

This program prepares students to become database and spreadsheet support technicians who work with users to identify their needs and design and program reports and forms to meet those needs.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program qualify for entry-level database and spreadsheet support positions in a wide range of organizations.

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Design and code complex queries.
  • Find databases, and convert the data into readable and analyzable formats.
  • Support Excel functions and databases.
  • Support basic data gathering and manipulation with R programming.