Online Graduate Data Mining Certificate Program

This online program is designed to help working professionals who do not want to pursue a full master’s degree yet want to acquire data mining or predictive analytics or data science skills by taking a series of courses online. Working professionals admitted in this program can complete coursework in 12-24 months by taking courses online. Along with the graduate certificate in business data mining, students in this program may also receive all of the following three certificates (depending on courses taken, credentials achieved, etc.):


Applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering or Computer Science or other natural science and have the equivalent of at least a 3.0/4.0 undergraduate GPA. Other students may apply for admission to the program; such applications will be reviewed by the Program Director, who may recommend admission to the Graduate College.

Program Format:

The courses are offered online enabling working professionals to complete the certificate requirements at their convenience. To take a look at how online classes are conducted, click on the link A quick look at how the online classes are structured. A broad range of elective courses also allows students wide flexibility to customize their course work and get three different SAS certificates in addition to the graduate certificate.

How do you Get Admitted in the Graduate Data Mining Certificate program?

For information about how to get admitted in this program, see Admissions/Applications on the left menu bar.

Course Requirements:

For information about courses and requirements, see Program Details on the left menu bar.

How do you get the Graduate Data Mining Certificate?

Once you are admitted into the program, work with your academic advisor (contact business office of graduate programs, call 405-744-9000) to create a plan of study (POS) that reflects the courses you intend to take based on your interests. Then, in the last semester when you are completing all coursework, you must fill-in and file the certificate application ( by November 1 (for Fall graduation) or April 1 (for Spring or Summer graduation). This is considered a graduate diploma and the form must be filed properly by the deadline to receive it. After you complete all requirements, the graduate college will mail you your certificate to you home address on file. Typically, you will expect to receive the certificate form the graduate college about 6 weeks after your last semester of study.

Contact Us for More Information:

Spears School of Business Office of Graduate programs
102 Gundersen, Stillwater, OK 74078
Email: , Phone: (405) 744-9000


Click here to download program brochure.