ONLINE DATA ANALYTICS CERTIFICATE

FROM UNC KENAN-FLAGER

Apply Data Analytics to Business Strategy

Offered by top-ranked UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School,1 the online Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics & Decision Making trains you to use sophisticated data analysis tools to help drive innovation, discover valuable new insights, optimize processes and improve organizational effectiveness.

The online data analytics certificate program is ideal for any high achiever, from early-career professional to senior-level director, who is seeking to become fluent in data analysis technique and application.

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The Online Data Analytics Certificate at a Glance

5 COURSES

6-18 MONTHS TO COMPLETE

100% ONLINE

GMAT/GRE WAIVERS AVAILABLE

Data Analytics Certificate Online Curriculum

Led by renowned professors who also teach in UNC Kenan-Flagler’s top-ranked online MBA program,2 the curriculum will help you understand how analytical techniques can enhance the quality of decision making in modern organizations. You will learn to view business processes and relationships systematically and analytically.

REQUIRED COURSES

You will take the following courses as part of the certificate program:

If necessary, you may take time off between courses while completing your data analytics certificate program; however, all courses must be completed within 18 months. 

ADMISSIONS: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN DATA ANALYTICS ONLINE

UNC Kenan-Flagler approaches the admissions process holistically, taking into account all aspects of an applicant and whether they are prepared to meet the rigorous demands of a graduate-level certificate program.

ADMISSIONS HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Four start dates per year: January, April, July, October
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least two years of professional experience required

To apply, you will need to submit the online application, GMAT/GRE scores, one personal essay and one letter of recommendation.

GMAT/GRE waivers are available if you have at least five years of full-time professional experience. If you have fewer than five years of experience, you can still apply for a test waiver if you believe you qualify for an exemption.

You can speak with an Admissions Counselor at 888-986-2622 or admissions@onlinebusiness.unc.edu.

“Simply put, you can no longer assume you know everything you need to perform well in today’s fluid economy. Everything is changing: the job, the industry, the economy itself. If you want to keep up and get ahead, you have to embrace change as well—building new skills, letting go of old assumptions and mastering the art of lifelong learning.”

BRADLEY R. STAATS

PROFESSOR OF OPERATIONS, UNC KENAN-FLAGLER

UNC KENAN-FLAGLER’S APPROACH TO ONLINE LEARNING

One of the top priorities of UNC Kenan-Flagler is cultivating an inclusive culture where all voices are heard and respected. Our partnership with leading educators and technology experts has positioned us to design a truly collaborative, research-based online learning experience.

As you strengthen your expertise with challenging coursework, you’ll also expand your network. In live online classes, you’ll interact with diverse, experienced peers, many of whom are pursuing their master’s through MBA@UNC, our STEM-designated online MBA program.1

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Additional Online Offerings From UNC Kenan-Flagler

In addition to the online data analytics certificate program, Kenan-Flagler offers other certificates as well
as online business education options for those seeking professional development or a graduate degree.

Evolve as a Data-Driven Strategist

The business landscape changes quickly. When you pursue your graduate certificate in data analytics online, you’ll develop new skills in as few as six months while benefiting from UNC Kenan-Flagler’s rigorous, no-compromise approach to business education.

Let’s get started.

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