Data Analytics

Prepare for a career in data analytics

Do you need to use data to help your business drive decisions?

Learn to use emerging and increasingly complex tools and cloud competencies to analyze, interpret and leverage data for decision making. Conduct qualitative analysis in order to examine and forecast trends, solve problems, identify competitive advances and improve performance and profits. And do it all as a part-time student at the University of Richmond!

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies at the University of Richmond offers two undergraduate programs of study in Data Analytics.

  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies, major in Data Analytics
  • Post-Bachelor’s* Certificate of Applied Studies in Data Analytics

Learn from experts in the field

Gain the skills, critical understanding and confidence necessary as a data analyst to assist directors and executives in making data-driven business decisions.

Learn to apply techniques for framing a narrative problem and expressing it through data analytics. Then visually communicate data to a target audiences using appropriate tools and methods.

Be engaged in producing data-driven guidance

Prepare yourself to become an essential data analyst in your organization. Apply data analytics techniques and frameworks in your current position, or prepare yourself to advance your career in data analytics.

Complete your bachelor’s degree or earn a post-bachelor’s certificate to expand your skill set.

* Our certificate requires a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

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Your degree on your terms

calendar iconThe University of Richmond combines the resources of a private liberal arts college with the scheduling needs of working professionals. Classes are scheduled in the evenings during fall, spring and summer terms on the University of Richmond campus, located conveniently in Richmond’s near West End with ample parking and all-night library access. Late-night assistance with technology, presentations and writing is also available.

Transfer opportunities

transfer iconAgreements with Reynolds Community College, John Tyler Community College and Richard Bland College ensure undergraduate transfer credit into our BS in Professional Studies degree, and we also accept credit from a wide range of regionally accredited higher education institutions. We also accept CLEP, IB and AP credits, we generally accept ACE-evaluated transcript credit, and we also award credit for prior work experience as documented in a portfolio process.

For less than expected

payment iconOur degree programs offer you the personalized attention and small class size of a private university at a price that compares favorably with a public education. Our undergraduate tuition rate is $575* per semester hour, and you can complete your bachelor’s degree with as few as 60 semester hours or earn the certificate with 18 semester hours. Scholarships are available and our programs qualify for financial aid.

*Based on 2023-24 tuition rates. Review annual cost of attendance (COA) for SPCS degree-seeking students.

Application Deadlines

application iconWe admit students into three terms: Fall, Spring and Summer.

Fall: Apply by July 15

Spring: Apply by November 30

Summer: Apply by April 15

Information Sessions

We offer free monthly information sessions leading up to application deadlines. Review our Information Session page for specific dates and to register.