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.

  • Online
  • 8 Months
  • Jan 9, 2022
    Start Date
  • 8 Hands-On Projects
  • Financing Options
  • Overview
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Benefits
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
  • Refer & Earn

About the Program

Receive industry mentorship, dedicated career assistance, learn data science applications in real business problems, and much more.

Hands-on Capstone Projects

Get industry-first understanding of the applications of Data Science and Business Analytics. Choose amongst E-commerce, BFSI, Retail and Healthcare sectors.

Dedicated Career Assistance

Receive 1:1 career counselling sessions & mock interviews with hiring managers.

Student Support

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.

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Designed for Working Professionals
  • 200+ Hours of Learning
  • 8+ Case Studies and Assignments
  • 10+ hours of Live Sessions
  • University of Maryland Alumni Status/Program Completion Certificate from University of Maryland
  • Fortnightly Group Mentorship with Industry Mentors
  • Placement Assistance (Job Opportunities Portal, Hiring Drives & more)
  • Timely Doubt Resolution
  • AI Based Resume Building

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, Big Data Analytics, 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, Business Information Scientist, Statistician, 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.

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

University of Maryland

On successful completion of the Program, you receive a verified certificate from University of Maryland

  • - Showcase your certificate from a globally recognized university
  • - Get a chance to network with UMD 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 India’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. 

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

      Industry Projects

      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 on your submissions to facilitate improvement
      • 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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      The upGrad Advantage
      Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Data Science
      • Learning Support
        Industry Mentors
        • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
        • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalized feedbacks on improvement
        Student Support
        • Available all days 24 hours.
        • 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
        • Personalised 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
        • Online live sessions by experts on various industry topics
        • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors
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      Admission Process

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

      Program Fee
      USD 3000
      Ask about our preferred employer tuition discount options!

        Empowering learners of tomorrow

        How You Benefit From This Program
        • Professional Certificate Program 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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