Graduate Certificate in Retail Consumer Data Analytics

Part Time
Online Only

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.

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Certificate Curriculum

All coursework is also transferable to the MS in Retail Studies program.

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

Required Curriculum

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


The Graduate Certificate in Retail Consumer Data Analytics program welcomes a variety of applicants, whether they come to us with years of professional experience or have just recently earned an undergraduate degree — business or otherwise.

Fall Semester:June 15
Spring Semester:November 15

Admissions Requirements

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International students should reference the Graduate School’s Application Guide for transcript and language proficiency details.

Estimated Program Costs

These estimated program costs include tuition and fees based on the 2023-2024 Graduate Tuition and Fee Schedule and do not include the cost of housing, textbooks, or student health insurance. Visit for more detailed information. Tuition and fees vary depending on the program track pursued and the number of credit hours taken each semester.

Online Only
Estimated Program Cost Per Credit Hour
In-State $6,000.00 $500.00
Outside-of-NC $9,500.00 $791.67
Out-of-State $15,500.00 $1,291.67
Assumes 12 credit hours of part-time study for 1 year.

The Outside-of-NC rate applies to students located outside of the state taking online classes. The Out-of-State rate applies to students taking classes while located within the state, but are not residents of NC (determined by the Residency Determination Service).

Student Outcomes

The experience and expertise offered by this certificate is in high demand at top organizations in the apparel industry. Examples of potential careers include:

  • Assistant Buyer
  • Marketing Manager
  • Merchandise Manager
  • Retail Analyst
  • Enterprise Planner

Meet Our Graduate Ambassadors

Graduate Student Ambassadors participate weekly in Bryan School graduate connection events and serve to represent the School’s six master’s programs.

Military-Affiliated Students

UNCG has been named both Best for Vets and a Military Friendly School. We’re a Yellow Ribbon Program participant, and are proud to offer a variety of benefits for veterans, active-duty military, and military-affiliated students, such as:

  • Online application fee waiver for active-duty service members
  • In-state tuition for out-of-state students (in accordance with the Veterans Choice Act)
  • Credit for relevant military service/training
  • Tutoring assistance

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If you still have questions regarding one of our graduate certificate programs 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.

Jennifer Chapman

Jennifer Kiger Chapman

Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment
Phone: 336-334-4657
Bryan 301K

Savannah Martin

Graduate Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 336-334-4657
Bryan 301F

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