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Data Management with Python and SQL

Southern New Hampshire University via edX Microbachelors


Data management is a growing field that explores the many ways of using data within an organization to improve decision-making. Expertise in data management allows organizations to assess the data they have and the data they need to understand the health and future of a business. Individuals with experience in data management can better plan for the future by leveraging data organization, data management and automation tools.

This program can help learners build the foundational skills they need to succeed in data management using the Python programming language and SQL (structured query language). Through hands-on labs, learners will develop the skills necessary to create structured database environments using a relational database management system (RDBMS), such as MySQL, that incorporates basic processing functionality and allows for data management, data manipulation and data analysis.

This content is designed for individuals interested in using data to solve problems, regardless of prior experience. Whether you’ve worked with data in your current role or are interested in the ever-expanding field of data management, this program can help you build the skills you need to succeed.

Below you’ll find the recommended order for taking the courses in this program. Unless you have a background in these areas already and feel comfortable skipping ahead we recommend you start with the first course and work your way through the program.

  1. IT-140x - Starting February 2021
  2. DAD-220x - Starting February 2021


Courses under this program:
Course 1: Scripting with Python

Explore fundamental programming with hands-on activities that help you build applications using Python.

Course 2: Structured Database Environments with SQL

Discover Structured Query Language (SQL) programming basics in relation to database management and data manipulation. This course can provide you with an overview of topics like joins, database schemas, database design and importing data into a database.


Taught by

Gwen Britton, Curtis George, Scott Overmyer and Ben Tasker


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