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Online Graduate Certificate

Business Analytics

Business Analytics
Graduate Certificate
  • 12 credits
  • Transfer up to 6 credits
  • All courses available online
  • $694 per credit (in-state)
  • $694 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $336 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Gain valuable skills in this certificate program designed with input from leading employers.

With an online business analytics graduate certificate from University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll master a combination of technical and business disciplines to help you become a valuable data analyst with strong career potential. Learn how to manage and manipulate data and make strategic data-driven recommendations to influence business outcomes.


Total Credits Required: 12

  • (3 Credits, DATA 605)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 615)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 625)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 635)

Accelerated Pathway

If you completed your undergraduate degree at UMGC with a major in data science, an accelerated pathway between UMGC's graduate and undergraduate degree programs in this field may allow you to reduce your total coursework for this program by up to 6 credits.

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2024–2025 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Graduate Certificate Requirements

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.

Industry Snapshot

This certificate is designed to help you prepare for work in database design, data warehousing, data modeling, or predictive analytics.

Chris S., Memphis, TN

Jobs in Business Analytics
There are more than 250,000 people employed in the business analytics and enterprise software publishing industry in the United States as of 2021.
Source: IBIS WORLD | “Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing in the US" | 2020

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