Are you career-driven? Data-driven? Go even farther.
Data drives decisions — powering our daily lives and impacting businesses of every type and size. Data needs to be collected, stored, transformed, and published. This is why data engineers are a crucial part of any business. They help stakeholders and leaders make informed, data-driven decisions to inspire action and achieve top results. Data engineers are the backbone of any business, ensuring business decisions are based on accurate, reliable, and ethical data. It’s such a high-demand career that data scientists are ranked No. 3 on Glassdoor’s list of the 50 best jobs in America for 2022.1
In less than one year, you’ll be able to apply technology aspects of data engineering, navigate tabular and unstructured data, and automate processes, as well as experience planning and designing. You’ll learn how to implement workflow design strategies and confidently work with loT devices. Plus, gain hands-on experience with these high-level platforms and languages:
Get more, in less time, with our data engineering certificate program.
Boost your career with the skills and know-how of modern programs and languages to help businesses stay ahead in a data-driven world. Get hands-on experience with GeoSpatial Services (GSS) and showcase your skills on LinkedIn and other social media.
What Makes it Special
Complete this program in as little as one year
Optional paid applied learning experiences through GeoSpatial Services
Digital badges offered
Robust alumni network, professional social and networking connections
What You'll Learn
What You'll Learn
Data collection, data engineering, and database administration
Custom applications and scripts for visualization and analytics
Platforms and languages such as Power BI, Python, and HTML
Communicate insights gained with clarity and coherence
Best practices of integrated technology
Ethical and legal implications of decision making
Hands-On Experience with GeoSpatial Services
The data engineering program offers an optional paid experience with GeoSpatial Services (GSS). This unique on-campus project center at Saint Mary’s is nationally recognized with clients such as the Biden administration, British Petroleum, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Park Service. GSS currently has 35 full time professional staff and employs over 40 students. More than 500 Saint Mary’s students have worked with GSS over the past 15 years, conducting mapping and spatial analysis for projects from Alaska to the deserts of New Mexico. This is your opportunity to work alongside GIS professionals and partners on real-world projects to learn program development, data design and application, and data visualization.
Share Your Success
Share your achievements with your professional network and social connections using our digital badging. The badges for data engineering showcase your accomplishments for completing courses in this program, and the value of your relevant skills and professional knowledge.
As a data engineer, your role is crucial to a business’s success; building, designing, collecting and managing data to provide accurate and reliable data. According to Glassdoor, data engineers make a median annual salary in excess of $100,000 and hold titles including, Solutions Architect, Data Warehouse Engineer, BI Developer, Big Data Analyst, and ETL Developer.2
1-2. Glassdoor, 50 Best Jobs in America for 2022 at https://www.glassdoor.com/List/Best-Jobs-in-America-LST_KQ0,20.htm (visited April 27, 2022).