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Applied Data Analytics Certificate


Drive Business Decisions with Data

Graduate Certificate in Applied Data Analytics

Graduate Certificate in Applied Data Analytics

Data is one of the most valuable assets that any organization owns. As business complexity continues to evolve, the need to effectively evaluate data to drive decision making becomes a critical capability. The Masters Certificate in Applied Data Analytics prepares administrative staff and managers in any field with core skills and knowledge of data analytics fundamentals. Students will be trained to properly collect, compile, analyze and present data that supports vital business decisions.


Our Masters Certificate in Applied Data Analytics was reviewed and shaped by SAS, a global leader in analytics. Students will have free access to SAS On-Demand for Academics. Students who successfully complete (grade of “B” or higher) in each course will earn an electronic badge from SAS. 


Goals and Course Topics

This certificate program emphasizes the role of data analytics for management decision-making, complex problem solving, insights and discovery for competitive advantage, and effective presentation to maximize effectiveness and impact.  Whether considering a new career path or developing new skills to advance in an existing career, our program will equip you to influence business decisions in organizations of any size and in any industry. 


  • Scientific problem-solving methods
  • Descriptive and predictive analytics
  • Data Mining
  • Big Data
  • Data Storytelling
  • Contemporary issues in analytics


Career Options:

  • Data Analyst
  • Operations Analyst
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Admissions Analyst
  • Any management area needing a data analyst background

Applied Data Analytics Certificate Format

The certificate is designed to complete in 32 weeks. However, limited opportunities are available for the certificate to be completed in as little as 16 weeks depending on course availability. Small classes allow for productive discussions and personal attention from your instructor.

Who This Applied Data Analytics Certificate Is For

This program is for recent graduates from institutions that are accredited by institutional accreditors looking for a competitive edge, new skills and opportunities to best use data informed practices.

Applicants with an undergraduate degree in any area whose official transcripts show a 3.0+ G.P.A. in their last 60 credit hours of bachelor degree study may apply. However, the Graduate Admissions Committee may provisionally admit students who earned less than a 3.0 as undergraduates, but they must maintain a minimum grade of “B” in the certificate courses. 

Upon completion of their certificate, interested students may continue work towards a master’s degree in Averett Online’s Applied Data Analytics program or the Applied Healthcare Data Analytics program with only 18 additional credits to finish their degree. 

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