Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate

Free Online Training

This is your path to a career in data analytics. In this program, you’ll learn in-demand skills that will have you job-ready in less than 6 months – AND AT NO COST TO YOU! No degree or experience is required.

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Google Career Certificates provide people with access to in-demand jobs through rapid reskilling without the need for a college degree or prior experience in the fields of IT support, data analytics, project management, and user experience (UX) design.

These certificates were developed and taught by Google employees, and are hands-on, practical, and rigorous. This course leads to a Google certification.

By averaging 10 hours per week, you can complete this certificate in 6 months or less.

What You Will 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

In addition to expert training and hands-on projects, you'll complete a case study that you can share with potential employers to showcase your new skill set. Learn concrete skills that top employers are hiring for right now.

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For questions or for help registering, contact Cheryl Bell at or 615-230-4798.

The Field of Data Analytics

Data analytics is the collection, transformation, and organization of data in order to draw conclusions, make predictions, and drive informed decision-making.

Now, you can prepare yourself for a career in this high-growth field, all with no experience or degree being required. Get professional training designed by Google, and have the opportunity to connect with top employers.

U.S. Burning Glass Labor Insight Report (4/01/2021-3/31/2022) shows there are 380,000 U.S. job openings in data analytics with a $74,000 median entry-level salary.

You’ll prepare yourself for jobs that include junior or associate data analyst, database administrator, and more. Upon completion of the certificate, you can directly apply for jobs with Google and over 150 U.S. employers, including Walmart, Best Buy, and Astreya.

75% of Google Career Certificate Graduates in the United States report an improvement in their career trajectory (e.g. new job or career, promotion or raise) within 6 months of certificate completion [Based on program graduate survey responses, Coursera, United States 2021]

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For questions or for help registering, contact Cheryl Bell at or 615-230-4798.