The Data Analytics Certificate of Achievement at ELAC offers an immersive educational experience, equipping students with the necessary skills in data analytics to transform raw data into insightful business intelligence. The curriculum focuses on practical application, helping students become proficient in Excel and Tableau, and learn Python programming to enhance their data analysis skills. Completing this program will equip students with the necessary knowledge and experience to make meaningful contributions to data-driven initiatives in their professional environment.
We anticipate that 30-35 students will complete the program annually.
The Data Analytics Certificate of Achievement at ELAC is strategically crafted to concentrate on the proficiencies in data analytics software tools and business acumen essential for effective reporting and analysis. It's tailored to instill immediate, applicable knowledge and skills in our students, ensuring they can contribute to their current and future workplaces with advanced capabilities in managing, interpreting, and presenting data through industry-standard technological solutions. This program is about empowering students with the competencies that modern businesses demand, bridging the gap between academic learning and the practical needs of the data-driven professional landscape.
Upon successful completion of the Data Analytics program, students will have achieved the following:
This program aims to prepare students for the practical demands of the data analytics field, emphasizing the application of these skills in their current roles to become more valuable to their employers.
Outcomes and Career Readiness:
After completing the program, students will be qualified for various data roles, including:
The Data Analytics Certificate of Achievement offered by East Los Angeles College (ELAC) is a response to the significant tech skill gap in the Los Angeles region. It equips students with the skills to transform raw data into actionable insights and offers a comprehensive educational pathway. The curriculum is designed to be practical, teaching proficiency in Excel, Tableau, and Python programming, thus preparing students for significant contributions to data-driven sectors.
ELAC's program is timely as it addresses the critical demand for data professionals in the Los Angeles tech sector. It is also consistent with the Bureau of Labor Statistics' prediction of a 35% surge in data science roles by 2032. The certificate serves as a platform for launching careers in a job market that is rapidly evolving with a projected 45% growth in California's data sector by 2030.
The Advisory Committee's endorsement of the Data Analytics Certificate underscores the program's alignment with industry needs. It emphasizes hands-on learning and practical experience, which prepare students for in-demand roles in a job market that's increasingly reliant on data expertise. ELAC is committed to bridging the skills gap by offering this targeted curriculum and preparing students for the most sought-after jobs in the industry.
|Year / Semester (Y1 or S1)
|Introduction to Cloud Computing
|Business Data Reporting
|Database Essentials in AWS
|Introduction to Oracle: SQL & PL/SQL
|Programming in Python