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Data Analytics
Undergraduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Employers are looking to hire professionals who possess data analytics skills and can inform and enhance decision-making within corporations, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, or the military. The certificate program in data analytics at University of Maryland Global Campus provides a valuable introduction to data science and can enhance your career opportunities. In this program, you will earn how to manage and manipulate data, create data visualizations, and use cutting-edge technology to gain insights from traditional and emerging data sources to make strategic data-driven recommendations that influence managerial decision-making and organizational outcomes.

Program Highlights
  • Evaluate a business problem: Determine if data science can provide a viable solution.
  • Apply leadership skills: Promote communication, ethical behavior, and quality performance.
  • Implement methodology: Implement data science methodology including data extraction and cleaning.
  • Execute best practices: Use diverse technologies in data science and artificial intelligence.
  • Develop solutions: Incorporate data security, data privacy, and risk management best practices.
  • Analyze ethical issues: Analyze social, global, and ethical issues and their implications.
Required Courses
  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 200)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 320)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 330)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 335)
  • Take one of the following courses:
    • (3 Credits, CSIA 300)
    • (3 Credits, DATA 300)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you gain introductory skills in data analytics that can benefit you in a number of industries.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
18
Transfer Credits
Up to 9
Format
  • All courses available online
Tuition Per Credit
  • $250 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

See our Tuition Rates page for details.

Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Data Science
Bachelor of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online bachelor's in data science at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to meet the growing need for highly skilled professionals who can transform data into actionable insights. You'll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with frequently used analytical tools and methods, manage and manipulate data, create data visualizations, build predictive models using different machine learning techniques, apply artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing techniques to gain insights from free text, images, and videos, and make strategic data-driven recommendations that directly impact business outcomes.

Program Highlights
  • Communicate effectively: Meet expectations for content, purpose, organization, Audience, and format.
  • Implement methodology: Implement data science methodology including data extraction and cleaning.
  • Execute best practices: Use diverse technologies in machine learning and artificial intelligence.
  • Evaluate a business problem: Translate a business problem into a viable project.
  • Deploy machine learning: Build and deploy the machine learning process throughout its life cycle.
  • Leverage AI technology: Leverage big data analytics and AI technology to create solutions.
Required Courses
  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 230)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 300)
  • (3 Credits, CSIA 300)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 320)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 330)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 335)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 430)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 440)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 445)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 450)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 460)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 495)

Related Required Courses

The following required courses may be applied to general education requirements:

  • (3 Credits, DATA 200)
  • (3 Credits, MATH 115) or a more advanced MATH course
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you become a highly skilled professional who can transform large amounts of data into actionable insights. One of the major outcomes of the program is to provide you with hands-on experience with a variety of the most ubiquitous analytical tools and methods.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
120
Transfer Credits
Up to 90
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $318 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Project Management
Undergraduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online project management undergraduate certificate program at University of Maryland Global Campus will help you advance your skills and prepare you for supervisory and mid-level management positions. Learn to bring a project full cycle from initiation to development and completion. Work hands-on with federal contracts using a variety of tools designed specifically for project management.

Program Highlights
  • Support management: Develop decision matrices, balanced scorecards, and performance reviews.
  • Demonstrate leadership: Promote communication, ethical behavior, and quality.
  • Understand business processes: Learn about process improvement, federal contracting, and decision-making.
  • Hone interpersonal skills: Complete a personality assessment for insight into strengths and weaknesses.
  • Apply agile practices: Manage complex projects with responsiveness and adaptability.
  • Execute projects: Employ realistic decision-making scenarios and gain hands-on experience.
Required Courses
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 487)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 488)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 438)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 441)
  • Two supporting electives chosen from the following:
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 317)
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 339)
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 365)
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 484)
    • (3 Credits, IFSM 300)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you learn how to build effective teams and align team efforts with project goals.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
18
Transfer Credits
Up to 9
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $318 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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