Undergraduate Certificate in Data Analytics

Our undergraduate Certificate of Applied Studies (CAS) in Data Analytics is flexible enough to help recent graduates expand their skills and knowledge to better prepare for entry-level positions, to help more seasoned individuals prepare for a career change and to help mid-career professionals expand their skillsets to assume new data analytics roles and responsibilities.

There are two required courses in data analytics and data visualization and a variety of electives to fill in your skills gaps, aligned with your education needs to support your career growth.

Our program integrates quantitative competencies across the curriculum. The skills you will learn are highly transferable, and graduates can use their knowledge to bring value to a wide spectrum of industries. As an added value, you’ll have the option to earn digital badges throughout the program, boosting your résumé before you even graduate.

The CAS in Data Analytics requires 18 semester hours split across 2 required courses and 4 electives. The certificate is offered online with select courses available on campus. An earned bachelor’s degree is required to apply for the CAS in Data Analytics.

  • Certificate Requirements

    Certificate in Data Analytics

    An earned bachelor’s degree is required to enroll in the Certificate of Applied Studies in Data Analytics. This certificate is offered online with options to complete select courses on campus.

    Total: 18 semester hours. Numbers after course titles represent semester hours earned.


    6 semester hours

    • ISYS 304U Introduction to Analytics, 3
    • ISYS 314U Data Visualization, 3


    12 semester hours from the following:

    • ISYS 309U Data Ethics, 3
    • ISYS 311U Database Design, 4
    • ISYS 312U Predictive Analytics, 3
    • ISYS 315U Big Data Analytics, 3 
    • ISYS 316U Introduction to Business Analytics, 3
    • ISYS 320U Prescriptive Analytics, 3
    • ISYS 355U Computer Programming in Java, 4
    • ISYS 398U Selected Topics, 1-6
    • MATH 265U Applied Statistics, 3
  • Admissions

    Admission to Undergraduate Certificate Programs

    Students seeking admission to the Certificate of Applied Studies (CAS) must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. The CAS is available in the following areas:

    • Data Analytics
    • Information Security
    • Information Systems
    • Paralegal Studies

    Admission requirements:

    • Completed undergraduate certificate application including the $35 application fee
    • Official transcripts from each university and college attended
    • TOEFL scores if the applicant’s native language is not English