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Associate Big Data Analyst


ABDA™ candidates learn the latest technologies and earn the best jobs and respect among peers. It is a major international qualification and can help you apply for the best jobs in the best companies in any corner of the world.

Why Undergraduates the World Over Are Applying for ABDA™ Certifications:

An ABDA™ certification is the easiest way to:

  • Get access to the best Big Data Jobs

    15 million data science professionals are needed by the end of 2022

  • Earn more salary

    DASCA-certified candidates earn 15%-20% higher salaries

  • Win global recognition

    DASCA certified candidates are sought by the best global employers.

    Validation in 60+industry–critical knowledge vectors

  • Get the latest in-demand and vendor-neutral skills

    DASCA’s certifications are 3rd-party vendor-neutral and cross-platform

  • Get ready to become a leader

    1 out of 4 Data Science certified professionals are leading data science projects

  • Get access to world-class resources

    Exam across 183+ countries

    Exam preparation material in printed and online mode


What you’ll get

  • A digital badge to highlight on your social profiles
  • Online access to world-class learning and exam preparation resources
  • Printed ABDA™ Handbook 1: Foundations of Big Data Analytics
  • Printed ABDA™ Handbook 2: Advanced Big Data Analytics
  • Credential kit containing printed certificate, lapel pin and Code of Ethics booklet

Who can apply

For Industry Professionals

Entry Track Education qualification Experience
Track 1 Bachelor's Degree
Computer Science/ Technology/ Engineering/ Applied Sciences/ Related disciplines.
2 years or more
Experience in using Python/ JAVA or any other programming language
Track 2 Master's Degree
Computer Science/ Technology/ Engineering/ Applied Sciences/ Related disciplines.
1 years or more
Experience in using Python/ JAVA or any other programming language

For Students of The African Centre of Excellence in Data Science

Level Majors Ideal Stage of Attaining the Certification
Master's and Ph.Ds Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Engineering/ Applied Sciences/ Economics/ Finance/ Management/ Related disciplines In the first term

Exam Coverage

Data Science
Understanding How to Tap The Big Power of Big Data


Learning Big Data Processing Using the Hadoop Ecosystem


Python & Hadoop 3
Big Data Analytics with Python & Hadoop


R & Hadoop
Building Data Analytics Applications


ML and AI
How Big Data Analytics Fires Up Machine Intelligence


Learning High-Volume Streaming Data Storage


Learning Data Stream App Development


Spark, Scala & Flink
Stream & Batch Data Processing & Analytics


Hadoop 3 Deployment
Enterprise Search, Cloud and Cluster


Earn Your Certificate

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The Data Science Council of America (DASCA) creates and disseminates leading-edge and vendor-neutral Data Science knowledge frameworks and standards. It certifies individuals entering or working in the wide spectrum of global Data Science professions. DASCA-certified professionals are highly sought-after by leading employers and are regarded as the world's best-bred Data Science professionals.

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