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Find the right UMGC degree, specialization, or certificate for your professional and educational goals. Use the compare option to decide between multiple programs of interest.

Machine Learning
Undergraduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Machine learning impacts all industry sectors that generate significant amounts of data. This online certificate program in machine learning combines study of methods and software tools to develop predictive models and artificial intelligence solutions. It can help prepare you for in-demand positions, such as machine learning engineer, applied machine learning scientist, artificial intelligence engineer, artificial intelligence specialist, and data scientist, among others. The program can serve as an excellent supplement to a wide range of majors—including cybersecurity, environmental management, computer science, and biotechnology—beyond data science.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 300)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 320)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 430)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 450)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 460)
Career Preparation
Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
18
Transfer Credits
Up to 9
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Business Analytics
Undergraduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


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.

Program Highlights

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.

Required Courses

  • (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)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you enhance your data-specific career skill set.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
18
Transfer Credits
Up to 9
Format
  • All courses available online
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Data Science
Bachelor of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online bachelor's in data science at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to meet the growing need for highly skilled professionals who can transform data into actionable insights. You'll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with frequently used analytical tools and methods, manage and manipulate data, create data visualizations, build predictive models using different machine learning techniques, apply artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing techniques to gain insights from free text, images, and videos, and make strategic data-driven recommendations that directly impact business outcomes.

Program Highlights
  • Communicate effectively: Meet expectations for content, purpose, organization, Audience, and format.
  • Implement methodology: Implement data science methodology including data extraction and cleaning.
  • Execute best practices: Use diverse technologies in machine learning and artificial intelligence.
  • Evaluate a business problem: Translate a business problem into a viable project.
  • Deploy machine learning: Build and deploy the machine learning process throughout its life cycle.
  • Leverage AI technology: Leverage big data analytics and AI technology to create solutions.
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 300)

  • (3 Credits, CSIA 300)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 320)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 330)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 335)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 430)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 440)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 445)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 450)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 460)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 495)

Related Required Courses


  • (3 Credits, DATA 200)

  • (4 Credits, MATH 140)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you become a highly skilled professional who can transform large amounts of data into actionable insights. One of the major outcomes of the program is to provide you with hands-on experience with a variety of the most ubiquitous analytical tools and methods.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
120
Transfer Credits
Up to 90
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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