Choose Your Path to Success
All three courses in each certificate program are offered fully online and offers multiple start dates. For beginner students, we recommend the Data Science and Business Analytics Foundations course. For advanced professionals, these students can request to begin with the graduate certificate in Data Science or a Business Analytics. Courses can be applied to a master’s degree if they wish to pursue a Master’s Degree in Data Science or a Master’s Degree in Business Analytics.
Data Science and Business Analytics Foundations Certificate
Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics
Graduate Certificate in Data Science
Students accepted into the online graduate certificate in Data Science and Business Analytics Foundations Certificate are ready to do big things in data-driven careers. Graduates who earn the foundations certificate may then choose to pursue an additional certificate in Data Science or Business Analytics, or continue on to their advanced degree. Application requirements:
Proof of bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
No application fee
Prerequisite course: College-level statistics or completion of statistics module
Relevant work experience, Résumé
Frequently Asked Questions
A: There are six convenient start dates offered per year for the online graduate certificate in Data Science, Business Analytics, or Foundations. Contact a Merrimack online Application Specialist at 978-
A: Each four-credit course is eight weeks in length. There are two, 8-week modules offered in the fall, spring, and summer semesters. This schedule allows students to begin the program at six different times during the year.
A: The graduate certificate program typically takes 24 weeks to complete.
A: No, there is no application fee.
A: The tuition for each certificate program is $915 per credit (or $10,980 in total) plus a $75 per course fee. Scholarships and tuition discounts (based on partnerships with your employer) may help offset the cost of the graduate certificate program. Please contact your Application Specialist today at 978-
A: A comprehensive fee of $75 per course helps to support the cost of providing the online courses, online library access, academic support and career services, all of which can be accessed virtually. Students pay the comprehensive fee when they take one or more classes during a module. On-campus services are available upon request.