Online Non-Degree Certificate in Advanced Analytics

Eligibility

You must hold a bachelor’s degree and have the background necessary to complete graduate-level courses in advanced analytics gained through either their bachelor’s degree or work experience. 

Those interested in earning this non-degree certificate must send an email to Rhonda McElroy at rmcelroy@illinois.edu to sign up.

Certificate Requirements

Students must complete a total of 12 credit hours with a grade of B or higher in each course.  Students must choose both

  • 8 credit hours from the Advanced Analytics Core list and
  • 4 credit hours from the Advanced Analytics Secondary list (or an additional four hours from the Core course list)

Advanced Analytics Core Courses

  • IE 528 Computing for Data Analytics (4 hours)
  • IE 529 Stats of Big Data and Clustering (4 hours)
  • IE 530 Optimization for Data Analytics (4 hours)
  • IE 531 Algorithms for Data Analytics (4 hours)
  • IE 532 Analysis of Network Data (4 hours)
  • IE 533 Big Graphs and Social Networks (4 hours)

Advanced Analytics Secondary Courses

  • IE 400 Design & Analysis of Experiments (4 hours)
  • IE 410 Stochastic Processes & Applications (4 hours)
  • IE 411 Optimization of Large Systems (4 hours)
  • IE 510 Applied Nonlinear Programming (4 hours)
  • IE 511 Integer Programming (4 hours)
  • IE 521 Convex Optimization (4 hours)

Online Course Format

  • Same rigor, assignments, projects, and exams as the on-campus courses and same course deadlines throughout the semester without being on campus.
  • Flexibility to view course lectures when time allows during the week.

Tuition Costs

To learn more about tuition and payments, visit http://engineering.illinois.edu/online/tuition-and-fees/.

Course Offerings

A subset of the Advanced Analytics courses is offered online each semester – fall, spring, and summer.  To view the upcoming semester’s course offerings, visit http://engineering.illinois.edu/online/courses/

Questions regarding future course offerings can be directed to the College of Engineering Office of Graduate, Professional and Online Programs at engr-gpp@illinois.edu

How to Register

For assistance or questions with registration, contact Frank Hoskinson at fhoskins@illinois.edu.

Semester Schedule

The academic calendar is posted at http://illinois.edu/calendar/list/4328. This includes semester start and end dates, tuition refund deadlines for dropped courses, withdrawals, cancellations for the given semester, and much more.