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Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate

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Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate

Get on the fast track to a career in Data Analytics. In this certificate program, you'll learn in-demand skills at your own pace, no degree or experience required. Enroll today and get access to Google AI Essentials at no cost. Offer ends 8/5*

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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

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Prepare for a career in Data Analytics

  • Receive professional-level training from Google
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in portfolio-ready projects
  • Earn an employer-recognized certificate from Google
  • Qualify for in-demand job titles: Data Analyst, Junior Data Analyst, Associate Data Analyst
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$92,000+
median U.S. salary for Data Analytics
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483,000+
U.S. job openings in Data Analytics
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75%
of certificate graduates report positive career outcome
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¹Lightcast™ US Job Postings (median salary with 0-5 years experience), Jan. 1, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022). ²Positive career outcome (e.g., new job, promotion, or raise) within six months of completion. Based on program graduate survey, United States 2022. *Claim this limited-time offer by August 5, 11:59 PM PT. Valid for new Google Professional Certificate purchase only, limited to one per person. Offer only valid on English and Spanish certificate versions. Cannot be used in conjunction with other offers. Coursera reserves the right to modify or cancel the promotion at any time. Free enrollment into Google AI Essentials triggered upon purchase of Google Professional Certificate subscription. Access to Google AI Essentials is 180 days from purchase date of Google Professional Certificate. Coursera reserves the right to revoke Google AI Essentials access if the learner does not pay for Google Professional Certificate. Offer value may differ based on location. Terms for promotional offers apply.

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Professional Certificate - 8 course series

Foundations: Data, Data, Everywhere

Course 118 hours4.8 (101,421 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Define and explain key concepts involved in data analytics including data, data analysis, and data ecosystems.

  • Conduct an analytical thinking self assessment giving specific examples of the application of analytical thinking.

  • Discuss the role of spreadsheets, query languages, and data visualization tools in data analytics.

  • Describe the role of a data analyst with specific reference to jobs.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Spreadsheet
Category: Data Integrity
Category: Sample Size Determination
Category: SQL
Category: Data Cleansing

Ask Questions to Make Data-Driven Decisions

Course 221 hours4.7 (31,028 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Explain how the problem-solving road map applies to typical analysis scenarios.

  • Discuss the use of data in the decision-making process.

  • Demonstrate the use of spreadsheets to complete basic tasks of the data analyst including entering and organizing data.

  • Describe the key ideas associated with structured thinking.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Analysis
Category: Creating case studies
Category: Data Visualization
Category: Data Cleansing
Category: Developing a portfolio

Prepare Data for Exploration

Course 325 hours4.8 (19,592 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Explain what factors to consider when making decisions about data collection.

  • Discuss the difference between biased and unbiased data.

  • Describe databases with references to their functions and components.

  • Describe best practices for organizing data.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Decision-Making
Category: Spreadsheet
Category: Data Analysis
Category: Problem Solving
Category: Questioning

Process Data from Dirty to Clean

Course 426 hours4.8 (15,313 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Define different types of data integrity and identify risks to data integrity.

  • Apply basic SQL functions to clean string variables in a database.

  • Develop basic SQL queries for use on databases.

  • Describe the process of verifying data cleaning results.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Analysis
Category: R Markdown
Category: Data Visualization
Category: R Programming
Category: Rstudio

Analyze Data to Answer Questions

Course 532 hours4.6 (10,639 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Discuss the importance of organizing your data before analysis by using sorts and filters.

  • Convert and format data.

  • Apply the use of functions and syntax to create SQL queries to combine data from multiple database tables.

  • Describe the use of functions to conduct basic calculations on data in spreadsheets.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Aggregation
Category: Spreadsheet
Category: Data Analysis
Category: Data Calculations
Category: SQL

Share Data Through the Art of Visualization

Course 625 hours4.6 (8,561 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe the use of data visualizations to talk about data and the results of data analysis.

  • Identify Tableau as a data visualization tool and understand its uses.

  • Explain what data driven stories are including reference to their importance and their attributes.

  • Explain principles and practices associated with effective presentations.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Collection
Category: Spreadsheet
Category: Metadata
Category: SQL
Category: Data Ethics

Data Analysis with R Programming

Course 734 hours4.8 (9,849 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe the R programming language and its programming environment.

  • Explain the fundamental concepts associated with programming in R including functions, variables, data types, pipes, and vectors.

  • Describe the options for generating visualizations in R.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic formatting in R Markdown to create structure and emphasize content.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Analysis
Category: Tableau Software
Category: Data Visualization
Category: Presentation

Google Data Analytics Capstone: Complete a Case Study

Course 813 hours4.8 (14,367 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Differentiate between a capstone project, case study, and a portfolio.

  • Identify the key features and attributes of a completed case study.

  • Apply the practices and procedures associated with the data analysis process to a given set of data.

  • Discuss the use of case studies/portfolios when communicating with recruiters and potential employers.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Spreadsheet
Category: Data Analysis
Category: SQL
Category: Data Visualization
Category: Data Cleansing

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When you complete this Professional Certificate, you can earn college credit if you are admitted and enroll in one of the following online degree programs.¹

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This Professional Certificate has ACE® recommendation. It is eligible for college credit at participating U.S. colleges and universities. Note: The decision to accept specific credit recommendations is up to each institution.

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