The Data Mining Certificate Program is a one-year certificate program.  It is designed to give each student a comprehensive training of basic foundation, advanced knowledge and applications of data mining. The primary goal is to develop a high quality program and a creative learning environment that enables students to acquire advanced data mining knowledge and experience in real-world applications, team work and presentations that are essential in the workplace.

Admission Requirements for Data Mining:

  • Applicants must meet all CMU Graduate Studies admission requirements. International students should take note of any special admission considerations required by the College of Graduate Studies, including TOEFL requirements. 
  • Applicants must have completed at least three years of undergraduate program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 overall and at least 3 credit hours of basic statistics or equivalent. 
  • Applicants must submit a Statement of Purpose of at least 100 words and not to exceed two pages. The Statement of Purpose should explain their relevant academic and professional experiences, discuss motivation for applying to the program, and describe their goals after completing the program. 
  • The consideration of admission deadline is the same as the University policy as specified in the Graduate Bulletin.