Professional Certificate Program in Data Science and Business Analytics
Strengthen your decision-making skills with a professional certificate from the US. Identify insights, improve your ability to make predictions, & make better data-driven business decisions.
Jan 9, 2022
+ 1 Capstone Project
Nov 30, 2021
Last Date to Apply
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About the Program
Receive industry mentorship, dedicated career assistance, learn data science applications in real business problems, and much more.
Hands-on Capstone Projects
Choose your own sector for the project (Tech, E-commerce, BFSI, Retail, Healthcare to name a few).
Dedicated Career Assistance
Receive 1:1 feedback on career counselling sessions & attend GitHub, Kaggle, Resume building sessions.
Student support available all days 24 hours via email or use the Call Back option on the platform to get a response within 2 working hours.
400+ Hours of Learning
20+ Case Studies and Assignments
100+ Hours of Live Sessions
Professional Certificate 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
Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects.
Top Skills You Will Learn
Predictive Analytics using Python, Data Visualization, Inferential Statistics, Hypothesis Testing, Machine Learning, Decision Tree Models, Market Basket Analysis, Framework to AI & Business Strategy
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
The Maryland Data Science and Business Analytics Program (DSBA) is for anyone interested in learning the latest data tools, techniques, and industry case studies that enable and empower them to reach new heights in their careers. The University of Maryland DSBA program is designed for technical and non-technical professionals who are interested in leveraging data to draw insights and drive smarter decision-making for their organization.
The program design and curriculum assume an undergraduate education. However, those without an undergraduate degree are welcome to apply. Those applying without an undergraduate degree will be subject to a 15-minute logic and critical thinking entrance assessment. No technical or coding knowledge is necessary.
Programming Languages and Tools Covered
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
Learn from Maryland Smith's leading Data Science faculty and industry leaders
Research Prof. Academic Dir., Center for Global Business
Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship
P. K. Kannan
Dean's Chair in Marketing Science
Assoc. Clinical Prof. Dept. of Decision, Operations & IT
Assistant Professor of Information Systems
Associate Professor Ph.D., MIT Decision, Operations & IT
Asst Prof. Ph.D., Northwestern University
Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions.
Pre-Program Preparatory Content
Data Science Toolkit
Statistical Analysis & Visualisation
Advanced Machine Learning
Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries
Engage in collaborative projects with student-mentor interaction
Benefit by learning in-person with expert mentors
Personalized subjective feedback from Maryland faculty on your project submissions
Deriving Business Insights and Storytelling
Work from the top-down on a real business problem, breaking it down into a d...
Use all the skills learnt in statistics and regression to build a predictive...
Solve a real-industry problem using the classification and model selection t...
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
Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalized feedbacks on improvement
Available all days 24 hours.
For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
Timely doubt resolution by peers and Teaching Assistants on the Q&A forum
Personalised feedback on assignments and case studies
Personalized expert feedback on assignments and projects
Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept related doubts
Online live sessions by experts on various industry topics
One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors
Our Students Work At
There are 3 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:
Step 1: Take the test
Complete and submit your online application form and complete the short 15 minute test for the admission committee to assess your candidature.
Step 2: Get shortlisted and receive your offer letter
Our admissions team will review your details. An offer letter will be sent to you if you qualify for the program.
Step 3: Block your seat
Upon recieving the offer letter you can proceed confirm your candidature to the program by paying a minimum block amount of $200
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Empowering learners of tomorrow
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
upGrad Learner Reviews
4.5 Years ExperienceDeputy Manager,ICICI Bank
The Data Science course from upGrad has been a boon for me and it has helped enhance my skills in Excel, SQL, R, etc.
4 Years ExperienceAnalyst,Nice
It doesn't matter what your previous working background is, as everything is taught from the basics.
6 Years ExperienceResearch Assistant,Nice
Group case studies really give a sense of teamwork, as it happens in regular classroom studies. It teaches us coordination and right attitude as a team player in meeting all the deadlines.
2 Years ExperienceData Analyst,Tech Mahindra
They will prepare you how to face Data Science job interviews. Along with this, upGrad will also provide mock interviews and mock mcqs tests to check your capability for the interviews.
I’ve spent more than 10yrs working in tech and I felt I needed to upskill myself in the latest technologies. I was looking for something that is rigorous and can help act as a differentiator for me in new projects.
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