Professional Certificate Program in Data Science and Business Analytics

Strengthen your decision-making skills with a DSBA certificate from the US. Identify insights, improve your ability to make predictions, & make better data-driven business decisions.

5 out of 6 learners get positive career growth
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  • 31 Weeks
  • Sep 30, 2022
    Start Date
  • 6 Assignments
    + 1 Capstone Project
  • EMI Options Available
    Starting at INR 4,819/month
  • 5 out of 6 Learners
    Get Positive Career Growth


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About the Program

Hands-on Capstone Projects

Choose your own sector for the project (Tech, E-commerce, BFSI, Healthcare, Retail, to name a few)

Student Support

Student support is available all day for your convenience (24*7) For urgent queries, use the Call Back Option on the platform.

Dedicated Career Assistance

Receive 1:1 career counselling sessions and access to job portals.

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • 300+ Hours of Learning
  • 20+ Case Studies and Assignments
  • 60+ Hours of Live Sessions
  • Professional Certificate Program from University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
  • Graded Assessments Every Module
  • 10-12 Hours/Week of Learning
  • 1 Capstone Project from the Domain of Your Choice
  • Option to articulate to Executive Post Graduate Program in Data Science and Business Analytics

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects.

  • Top Skills You Will Learn:
    Statistics, Predictive Analytics using Python, Machine Learning, Data Visualization, Predictive Modelling, Business Problem Solving etc.
  • Job Opportunities:
    Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Financial Analyst, Management Analyst/Consultant, Market Researcher, Operations Research Analysts, Independent Consultant, Business Analyst, Predictive Modeling Analyst/Consultant, Business Intelligence and Analytics Manager, Strategy Consultant, Risk Analyst
  • Who Is This Program For?
    - Software Engineers who wish to enter DS
    - Mid Level IT professionals
    - Non Technical Business Analysts
    - Marketing/ Healthcare/ Domain based professionals who wish to apply analytics
    - Early career technologists with understanding of math and basic logic for programming
  • Minimum Eligibility
    The program design and curriculum assumes an undergraduate education has been earned by the learner. High school graduates/ Associate degree holders can pursue this program.

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University of Maryland

On successful completion of the Program, you receive a verified certificate from University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

  • - Showcase your certificate from a globally recognized university
  • - Get a chance to network with Maryland Smith's faculty, industry experts and peers during the course
  • - Gain demonstrable hands on skills in data science and business analytics
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Learn from Maryland Smith's leading Data Science faculty and industry leaders


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions. 

  • Preparatory Content
    • Data Science Toolkit
      • 10 Weeks
    • Statistical Analysis & Visualisation
      • 10 Weeks
    • Machine Learning
      • 9 Weeks
    • Capstone Project
      • 2 Weeks

      Industry Projects

      Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries

        • Deriving Business Insights and Storytelling
          Work from the top-down on a real business problem, breaking it down into a d...
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        • Regression
          Use all the skills learnt in statistics and regression to build a predictive...
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        • Classification
          Solve a real-industry problem using the classification and model selection t...
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        • Case studies are representative and subject to change based on faculty inputs
        The upGrad Advantage
        Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Data Science
        • Student Support Team
          Student Support
          • Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7)
          • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
        • Q&A Forum
          • Timely doubt resolution by peers and Teaching Assistants on the Q&A forum
          • Personalized feedback on assignments and case studies
        • Expert Feedback
          • Personalized expert feedback on assignments and projects
          • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts
        • Industry Networking
          • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics Group discussions
          • One-on-one discussions and feedback sessions with industry mentors
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        Careers Transformed

        Personalized Industry Session
        Sessions by an industry expert for a small group of 10-12 learners with similar profiles to discuss real life applications of concepts and personalized coaching.
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        Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1)
        Get personalized career landscaping from experts to chart out best opportunities.
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        Interview Preparation
        Support in polishing your hard skills and soft skills for interview preparation.
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        Admission Process

        There are 3 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:

        Program Fee
        INR 150,000 (incl. taxes)
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          How You Benefit From This Program
          • Earn a Professional Certificate without leaving your job
          • Cutting edge curriculum delivered by world class instructors
          • Accelerate and Transition your career by unlocking the power of data
          • Hands-on capstone projects that deepen your understanding

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