The information available to organizations is large. The goal of La Salle’s Certificate in Data Science is to use very different data sources and integrate them to answer specific questions. The use of data for decision-making has become central to all areas and industries. Decision makers are relying on results from analysis to help provide a foundation for those answers. Data Science provides the skill set to integrate and analyze the data using statistics and provide visual representation of the results. This large reliance on data analysis across all industries and areas provides the foundation for the need for individuals skilled in data science techniques.