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Online Undergraduate Certificate

Business Analytics

Business Analytics
Undergraduate Certificate
  • 18 credits
  • Transfer up to 9 credits
  • All courses available online
  • $250 per credit
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Gain introductory skills in data analytics that can benefit you in a number of industries.

Today's employers are looking to hire professionals who possess data analytics skills, and can inform and enhance decision-making within corporations, non-profits, government agencies, or the military. The online undergraduate certificate in business analytics at University of Maryland Global Campus is a valuable credential for career changers who are looking to enter the field of data science. This certificate pairs well with majors such as cybersecurity, finance, accounting, marketing, healthcare, biotechnology, and environmental management, and provides a foundation in the principles, concepts, and applications underlying business analytics, data transformation, data insight extraction, data visualization, and clear communication of data analytics process and results.


Total Credits Required: 18

  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 200)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 320)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 330)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 335)
  • Take one of the following courses:
    • (3 Credits, CSIA 300)
    • (3 Credits, DATA 300)

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022–2023 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

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In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each certificate webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all certificates.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

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Additional Program Information

  • This certificate program comprises the first five courses in the Bachelor of Science in data science, giving you the ability to continue into that program once you complete the certificate. You can also choose a different major suited to your career objectives. Either way, the undergraduate certificate will attest to your preparation in the fundamentals of data analytics.

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