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Zicklin School of Business

Advanced Certificate Programs

Advanced Certificate in Data Analytics

Credit Range: 9
Minimum program completion: 2 semesters


Elizabeth Figini, Director, Graduate Programs



Students must take and satisfactorily complete the three graduate-level CIS courses in Data Analytics listed below. The Advanced Certificate in Data Analytics is awarded to students upon completion of these courses with a minimum grade point average of 2.7.  Requirements must be completed within three calendar years of enrollment in the Certificate program.

Course #

Course Title



CIS 9650

Programming for Analytics



CIS 9557

Business Analytics



CIS 9655

Data Visualization

CIS 9650


➤ Course Registration
  • Registration is facilitated by the advising team.
  • Advanced Certificate students will have an advising stop placed on their records. The stop will only prevent students from making schedule adjustments.
  • Schedule changes will be made in consultation with an advisor.
➤ Course Scheduling
➤ Awarding of Certificate
  • Once all three courses are completed with a minimum overall GPA of 2.7, students will apply for the certificate through the Registrar’s Office.
➤ Post-Certificate Opportunities
  • Completed Certificate program credits may later be transferred to any of the Zicklin Master’s level programs when applicable and appropriate.
  • See the Office of Graduate Admissions to review application information and deadlines.
  • All Baruch College graduate degree students are expected to maintain an overall GPA of 3.00 to be in good academic standing and to graduate.