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Foundations in Business Analytics

University of Maryland Global Campus

12 months
659 USD/credit 19770 USD/year
659 USD/credit 19770 USD/year
504 USD/credit 15120 USD/year
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The state-of-the-art foundations in business analytics graduate certificate is designed with input from leading employers to give you a competitive skill set for the job market. Learn more in the Foundations in Business Analytics programme at University of Maryland University College.


The graduate certificate in Foundations in Business Analytics at University of Maryland University College combines study in technical and business disciplines to help you become a powerful data analyst with strong career potential. You'll learn how to manage and manipulate data and make strategic data-driven recommendations to influence business outcomes.

Through your coursework, you will learn how to

  • Transform big data into actionable insights using advanced analytics software
  • Manage data analytics projects, present findings, and make strategic recommendations to organizational leadership
  • Evaluate modeling approaches for data analysis and predictive analysis
  • Design and deploy databases and dimensional models
  • Apply advanced data warehousing and data mining methods
  • Manage infrastructure systems to ensure the quality, security, and privacy of data

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMUC
  • Decision Management Systems
  • Data Management and Visualization

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • Official documentation indicating successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree: If you were educated in a country other than the United States, you must have your official transcripts evaluated by an independent credit evaluation service. The evaluation company will send a copy of the evaluation to both you and UMUC. However, providing your transcript does not ensure admission to the Graduate School.
  • English language proficiency: If you were educated outside of the U.S., you need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in written English to UMUC.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 12 months.


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