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As Big Data’s influence grows in almost every industry, having a fundamental understanding of data literacy can significantly impact your organization and career.

Northeastern’s Undergraduate Certificate in Analytics allows professionals in any field to learn practical project data analytics skills, data structure and management, statistical literacy, and analytical thinking. You’ll also learn today’s in-demand programming and data visualization tools, including R, Python, Tableau, Qlik, and Power BI.

Our convenient and flexible certificate program allows you to add or sharpen data analytics skills, better prepare for entry-level positions, and advance your current career. Plus, your certificate is stackable if you go on to earn your BS in Analytics or BS in Information Technology degree.

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Unique Features

  • Earn your certificate on your schedule—100% online.
  • Learn in-demand statistical programming and data visualization tools, including R, Python, Tableau, Qlik, and Power BI.
  • Build your resumé as you learn through real-world data analytics projects.
  • Stack your certificate credits into our BS in Analytics or BS in Information Technology and receive two university credentials upon completion of your bachelor’s degree.

Career Outlook

Graduates from the Certificate in Analytics will be prepared to enter entry-level jobs in industries like:

  • Business Analytics
  • Enterprise Analytics
  • Planning Analytics
  • Product Analytics
  • Healthcare Analytics
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Financial Analytics
  • Digital Analytics
  • Workforce Data Analytics

The program also provides working professionals with the opportunity to gain analytics skills and integrate them into any career—beyond data analyst—that involves working with data or analysis.


For 100+ years, we’ve designed our programs with one thing in mind—your success. Explore the current program requirements and course descriptions, all designed to meet today’s industry needs and must-have skills. 

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Experiential Learning

Northeastern's signature experience-powered learning model has been at the heart of the university for more than a century. It combines world-class academics with professional practice, allowing you to acquire relevant, real-world skills you can immediately put into action in your current workplace. This makes a Northeastern education a dynamic, transformative experience, giving you countless opportunities to grow as a professional and person.

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Industry-Aligned Faculty

Our industry-aligned faculty bring relevant real-world experience, knowledge, expertise, and connections that will help you achieve your career goals.

Alice Mello
Assistant Teaching Professor
Uwe Hohgrawe
Professor of the Practice


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Financial Info

The university's financial aid policies are designed to enrich our campus community by ensuring that Northeastern is affordable for all admitted students. The below cost per credit is for non-lab courses. You can find the cost per credit of lab courses by visiting our Tuition and Fees page.

Active U.S. servicemembers and their spouses are eligible to receive an amended tuition rate of $250 per semester hour for our Bachelor Completion Programs through the College of Professional Studies. Northeastern is committed to making education within reach and affordable for our military-affiliated students. To learn more, visit our Fund Your Education page.

  • $541 Cost Per Credit