Data Analytics Certificate
College of Graduate, Online & Adult Learning

Data Analytics Certificate

  • Graduate Certificate
  • Graduate

16 credits

required for program
  • Available online

$540 per credit


8 months

Discover an online graduate certificate in data analytics that offers training in the latest technologies and principles. Master the power of data and lead in the marketplace.

Our online data analytics certificate may be the right fit if you…

  • Have strong math and analytical skills
  • Enjoy analyzing information and solving problems
  • Desire a career that offers the flexibility to work in a variety of fields
  • Value faith-infused curriculum
  • Appreciate an online format that fits your busy life
  • Crave an interactive and supportive virtual community

Why study data analytics at Northwestern?

More than ever, businesses need data analysts with cutting-edge skills and a solid moral compass. Our graduate certificate in data analytics, created by experts from NASA and the UNW faculty, is intentionally designed to be both realistically attainable and undeniably valuable.

Discover an online data analytics certificate where you will receive expert instruction in business, ethics, and leadership. Plus, receive training in the latest technologies—including Tableau, SAS, R, JMP, and Hadoop—as well as experience in cloud computing and virtual servers.

Experience it all within a supportive Christian community to encourage you as you live out your calling.

Program Features

  • Training in the latest technologies, including Tableau, SAS, R, JMP, and Hadoop
  • Expert faculty who are actively practicing data analysts
  • Faith-infused curriculum that interlocks faith and purpose
  • Courses optimized for quality and user experience
  • Fully transferable toward the completion of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL), should you decide to continue your studies.

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Program Highlights

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What types of work are related to this degree?

Career Opportunities

A data analytics program provides you with a foundation for success in the real world. At UNW, earning a graduate certificate in data analytics online will prepare you for careers in financial services, forensics, healthcare, high-tech, retail, and more.

What types of work are related to data analytics?

  • Business Analyst
  • Cloud Solutions Architect
  • Computer Programmer
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Financial Planner
  • IT Manager
  • Middle School/High School Mathematics Teacher
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Network Administrator
  • Software Developer
  • Statistician
  • Systems Analyst
  • Transportation Logistics Specialist
  • Web Developer

Note: Roles in some settings may require additional education or training


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