Next Start
July 2022
Mixed-Mode, Online, In Person
Total Credits
Price per Credit

Inform and Support Decisions with Data Analysis

The Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics follows a commonly accepted data analytics lifecycle, beginning with showing you how to frame business problems, establish analysis plans, and acquire and process data sets.

In this certificate program, you will learn how to organize data projects to meet organizational and/or stakeholder needs by effectively utilizing resources and expertise. You will also learn how to build, deploy, and report on appropriate data models to track their performance over the long term, thereby ensuring ongoing stakeholder satisfaction.

These courses will prepare students to sit for the Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) Exam. In order to apply for the CAP® certification, individuals must pass the CAP® Exam and also must satisfy all other requirements (including, but not limited to, experience and ethics). For more information see:

Certified Analytics Professional Program
Attn: Certification Manager
5521 Research Park Drive, Suite 200
Catonsville, MD 21228
Phone: 443-757-3538

Learning Outcomes

The Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics will prepare students to:

  • Formulate and define analytics problems or challenges
  • Acquire and properly analyze data sets
  • Construct and refine data models that address stakeholders’ questions and analytical hypotheses
  • Combine long-term model assessments with visualization methods to track and report on overall model quality



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