• Infographics and Data Visualization

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    Continuing and Professional Education 
    66 West 12th Street
    New York, NY 10011
    Tel: 332.239.2292 
    [email protected]

  • This online certificate program helps professionals succeed in environments where Big Data and metrics are key. Hands-on courses in information design, data analytics and filtering, visualization best practices, and programming basics led by industry experts enable you to make complex statistics come to life for diverse audiences.

    Students typically complete this certificate in one year.

    • Format Online
    • Price $3,585
    • Total Courses 4
    • Course Length 6–9 weeks

  • Courses 

    Data Visualization 101

    This course provides a foundation for studying information design, data analytics, and interactive visualization practices.

    Information Design for Visual Storytelling

    Bring numbers and data to life through engaging visual representations. In addition, students develop their information graphics skills for creating dynamic visual stories.

    Data and Analytics for Visualization and Business Intelligence

    Using SQL and other data analysis tools, you access and interpret information with the goal of representing it visually. 

    Data Visualization Portfolio Development 

    This course enables students to prepare a digital portfolio of projects that showcases their abilities in data visualization.

  • “With the certificate, you’ll be able to build on whatever foundation and background you have, which can then lead you to working on a data team — something every company from here on out is going to have.”

    — Gabi Steele, coordinator, Infographics and Data Visualization Certificate program

  • Program Highlights

    Who Should Enroll

    • Anyone with an interest in data visualization, information design, data analytics, and business intelligence
    • Those seeking a deeper understanding of how data is prepared for graphic visualization
    • Anyone interested in joining a data analytics team in a company or organization

    What You’ll Gain

    • The ability to research, filter, and clean data and to adapt data and sketches for infographics
    • A deeper understanding of how storytelling facilitates thinking
    • A solid understanding of the most common and important tools used by companies, organizations, and individuals to visualize information

    How You’ll Learn

    • Engaging video lectures and interviews with industry experts
    • Direct interaction with faculty practitioners at the top of their fields
    • Online collaboration in small classes, supported by video conferencing
    • Project-based learning focused on developing real-world skills and portfolio assets
    • Flexibility to review course content and complete assignments at any time
  • Why The New School?

    The professional landscape as we’ve known it has changed dramatically, and ongoing learning is more important now than ever before. At The New School, we champion every student’s creativity and growth. By combining integrated disciplines with collaborative problem solving, we deliver an immersive, transformative learning experience. With the leadership of Parsons School of Design—a globally top-ranked design school—our faculty imparts the critical expertise students need to advance their careers or pivot to a new one in a constantly evolving world.

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