Certificate in Foundations in Business Analytics

The Foundations in Business Analytics Graduate Certificate is designed to prepare students for a business analyst and decision-making role. 

Coursework focuses on managing data analytics projects, uncovering actionable data insights, creating data visualizations and driving business decisions.

Total Semester Hours: 12

Initial Requirement

  • UCSP 615* Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMUC (0)
    (Must complete within first 6 credits of study.)

Academic Preparation

Students must meet the same admission requirements as those pursuing the Master of Science in Data Analytics.

Course Sequencing

Courses must be taken in the order listed.

Required Courses

  • DATA 610 Decision Management Systems (6)
  • DATA 620 Data Management and Visualization (6)

* The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

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