2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    May 21, 2024  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Analytics, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Professionals, who have already completed a bachelor’s degree, will gain a solid, applied foundation in computer programming, statistics, and intellectual disciplines. The curriculum is designed to provide a framework for using data to better understand and proficiently interpret research results. This certificate is applicable to decision-making in many industries and sectors.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, a student must:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year institution with a minimum GPA of 2.50.
  • Admissions meeting with the Director of Undergraduate Evening Studies.
  • Submit a Furman University Application for Admission and $35 application fee.
  • Submit official transcripts from all institutions attended.
  • Submit a copy of an updated resume.

Post-baccalaureate students are not eligible for scholarships, state or federal financial aid. Tuition is calculated per credit hour.

Upon successful completion of the 18 credits required for the certificate, a student will be awarded the Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Data Analytics.  The certificate award and course credits earned appear on official Furman University transcripts. Program graduates will receive a certificate diploma.


Three prerequisite courses must all be successfully completed prior to admission into the certificate program:

Prerequisite Courses

Prerequisite courses may be taken at Furman University or at any accredited institution. Students must have earned a grade of C or higher. Prerequisite courses completed elsewhere do not count towards the 18 credits required for the certificate.  The prerequisite courses are: