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Certificate in Data Analytics

Develop a Highly Desirable Skill Set in Just Four Months

You can pursue an attractive career in one of the fastest-growing sectors without committing to a degree program, thanks to CSP’s 100% online data analytics certificate. In about seven months, you can complete the certificate and add one of the most desirable skill sets in any industry to your future.

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Explore How Data Analysis and Analytics Impact Business

There’s little surprise that organizations are taking data seriously. In the quest to become more effective and efficient, companies have increased their focus on key business metrics that inform strategy and predict success. Terms like “predictive analytics” and “big data” have become buzz-worthy in virtually every industry.

Earning a data analytics certificate can give you the skills to organize, visualize, predict, and store data. In only four months, you can accelerate your career and develop a skill set that is in demand across fields like health care, finance, manufacturing, and technology. It’s hard to imagine an industry where data isn’t a major concern.

Note that if you decide that you’d like to earn a master’s degree, you can seamlessly transfer the credits from your data analytics certificate to the Master of Science in Data Analytics.


The online data analytics certificate is 12 credit hours. You’ll study the fundamentals of data science and data analytics while exploring programming for analysts, big data analytics, and decision support systems for business intelligence.

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Program Outcomes

Graduate Outcomes


95% of CSP graduates receive job offers within one year of graduation, according to the First Destinations survey administered by Concordia University, St. Paul.


CSP graduates earn 44% more than the national average, according to the graduate earning data source at

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Admissions Requirements

To apply for the data analytics certificate from Concordia University, St. Paul, you’ll need:

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Tuition Details

The certificate in data analytics program from CSP costs $625 per credit hour. Total tuition is $7,500, and convenient payment options and $2,000 partnership scholarships are available to make your education as affordable as possible.


You’ll have support from expert faculty members at CSP, who will be there to answer your questions and guide you throughout your online data analytics certificate. It’s yet another way that the online format mimics the experience of studying at campus.

Get the Feel of an In-Person Program on Your Schedule

Online programs from Concordia University, St. Paul are designed for your busy lifestyle. You can study at your convenience while taking advantage of synchronous or asynchronous coursework. With our flexible online framework, you’ll get to know your peers and faculty while engaging in unique assignments and activities. Explore the various ways that you will receive support through every stage of the online learning experience, and discover tips about how to maximize your resources.

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Financial Aid

In addition to financing your online education with federal student aid and private loans, CSP offers online students a tuition discount (this limits eligibility for institutional scholarships). Transfer students could receive $2,000 or more through transfer partnerships and transfer student awards. CSP is also a Military Friendly® institution. An enrollment counselor and tuition planner will help you apply for financial aid.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are you interested in one of Concordia’s online programs? Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about time to completion, accreditation, tuition and fees, admissions, and more. If applicable, you can also learn more about licensure, concentrations, or specializations offered in the program. Get more information about any online program or contact an enrollment counselor at (855) 641-2525 with further questions.

You can complete the Certificate in Data Analytics in about seven months.

The total tuition for the Certificate in Data Analytics is $7,500 before scholarships and financial aid.

Yes, you can transfer up to five credits into the Certificate in Data Analytics program.

To apply, you must complete the online application, submit official transcripts, and write a brief personal essay. See the Admissions Requirements page for more information.

The Certificate in Data Analytics has three start dates throughout the year, in January, May, and September.

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