Gain high demand, state-of-the-art knowledge

This kind of experience and expertise is in high demand at top organizations in the apparel industry. The post-baccalaureate certificate in Retail Consumer Data Analytics offers the coursework that prospective employers look for when seeking data analysts in the retail industry. It is also a great way to advance your career within a short period of time. Better yet, the certificate is offered online to fit seamlessly with your professional schedule and other responsibilities.

All coursework is also transferable to the MS in Retail Studies program, and successful completion of this certificate can waive the GRE requirement for the MS in Retail Studies program.

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This certificate requires 12 credit hours of course credit and can be completed online in as little as one year.


  • CRS 605: Retail Data Analytics
  • CRS 651: Advanced Retail Data Analytics
  • RCS 560: Advanced Retail Buying and Merchandising
  • RCS 662: Behavior of Softlines Consumers

Program Costs

Average Cost of Tuition & Fees

In State


Out of NC


Out of State


The Out of NC rate is available for students located outside the state who are taking online classes. The Out of State rate applies to students taking online classes while located within the state, but are not legal residents of NC. Contact a graduate recruiter for more information. These are estimated average costs and do not include the cost of textbooks or student health insurance.

Tuition Information

For information on tuition and fees, visit the UNCG Cashier’s website. Please note: online students will not be assessed an orientation fee. However, the Bryan School assesses a differential tuition fee for its graduate programs. The differential tuition averages $200 per credit hour.

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Admission Requirements

  • Official transcript confirming a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Statement of purpose highlighting career and educational goals
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL scores, taken within last 2 years (for international applicants)
  • Completed application and $65 application fee

Application Deadlines

Be sure to submit your application by the following deadlines:

Fall Admission
June 15
Spring Admission
November 15

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Have Questions?

If you still have questions regarding our Graduate Certificate in Retail Consumer Data Analytics, please reach out to our graduate recruitment team by phone or email. You may also schedule a time to meet with one of our recruiters or attend one of our upcoming information sessions.

Ms. Jennifer Chapman

Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment
301K Bryan Building 336-256-1432