IT-Big Data Analytics


Program number: 901561CERT


The Big Data certificate from Madison College is designed to prepare students with programming skills and general algebra knowledge to identify the correct toolset for data-related business problems and implement solutions under the guidance of an analytics specialist.  The student will understand data cleansing (ETL), data lakes, data warehousing, cluster computing, streaming data (from IoT) and machine learning, including artificial intelligence. Students will learn the basics of the R and be proficient in the Python programming language.

Program Details

Students earning the IT-Big Data Analytics Certificate may attend part time.

IT-Big Data Analytics Certificate classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

Explore financial aid eligibility for this certificate.

All courses for this program are offered only in person.


To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements.

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 


Contact the Enrollment Center at or (608) 246-6210.


Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2019-2020 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

  • Progress toward your specific requirements
  • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.

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