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As Big Data’s influence grows in almost every industry, having a fundamental understanding of data literacy can significantly impact your organization and career.
Northeastern’s Undergraduate Certificate in Analytics allows professionals in any field to learn practical project data analytics skills, data structure and management, statistical literacy, and analytical thinking. You’ll also learn today’s in-demand programming and data visualization tools, including R, Python, Tableau, Qlik, and Power BI.
Our convenient and flexible certificate program allows you to add or sharpen data analytics skills, better prepare for entry-level positions, and advance your current career. Plus, your certificate is stackable if you go on to earn your BS in Analytics or BS in Information Technology degree.
- Earn your certificate on your schedule—100% online.
- Learn in-demand statistical programming and data visualization tools, including R, Python, Tableau, Qlik, and Power BI.
- Build your resumé as you learn through real-world data analytics projects.
- Stack your certificate credits into our BS in Analytics or BS in Information Technology and receive two university credentials upon completion of your bachelor’s degree.
Graduates from the Certificate in Analytics will be prepared to enter entry-level jobs in industries like:
- Business Analytics
- Enterprise Analytics
- Planning Analytics
- Product Analytics
- Healthcare Analytics
- Marketing Analytics
- Financial Analytics
- Digital Analytics
- Workforce Data Analytics
The program also provides working professionals with the opportunity to gain analytics skills and integrate them into any career—beyond data analyst—that involves working with data or analysis.
Experiential / Co-op opportunities
Northeastern's signature experience-powered learning model has been at the heart of the university for more than a century. It combines world-class academics with professional practice, allowing you to acquire relevant, real-world skills you can immediately put into action in your current workplace.
This makes a Northeastern education a dynamic, transformative experience, giving you countless opportunities to grow as a professional and person.
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You know where you are headed and you've seen how our program will lead you there. So let's get going. Here's what you need to know before you enroll.
- Completed online application
- English language proficiency proof (if English is not your primary language)
- Official transcript
- Official high school transcript or completed attestation form
- Official GED
- Associate degree (with conferral and date) sent directly from your undergraduate institution to Northeastern
- Current resume
- Statement of purpose
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The deadlines below are recommended; however, admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis and applications submitted after these deadlines will still be considered for the upcoming term.
The domestic deadlines below allow time for those transferring credits. More details.
Summer 2021 Domestic Deadlines
|Start Date: May 10, 2021||Deadline: April 12, 2021|
|Start Date: June 30, 2021||Deadline: June 2, 2021|
Fall 2021 Domestic Deadlines
|Start Date: September 9, 2021||Deadline: August 12, 2021|
|Start Date: October 27, 2021||Deadline: September 29, 2021|
Spring 2022 Domestic Deadlines
|Start Date: January 10, 2022||Deadline: December 13, 2021|
|Start Date: March 7, 2022||Deadline: February 7, 2022|
Summer 2022 Domestic Deadlines
|Start Date: May 9, 2022||Deadline: April 11, 2022|
|Start Date: June 29, 2022||Deadline: June 1, 2022|