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Analytics: Essential Tools and Methods

The Analytics: Essential Tools and Methods MicroMasters® program is offered by edX. It is comprised of three foundational courses from Georgia Tech's full, interdisciplinary Online Master of Science in Analytics (OMS Analytics) degree available for less than $10,000.

The MicroMasters program offers learners around the world access to high-quality courses and expertise from Georgia Tech’s top-ranked program, and can serve as a helpful introduction to the full degree experience.

MicroMasters courses are free to enroll and open to anyone. Learners who want to showcase their knowledge can earn a MicroMasters program certificate as a standalone credential for $1,500 (or $500 per course). 

MicroMasters Courses

The edX MicroMasters program features these three foundational courses from Georgia Tech’s OMS Analytics:

  • ISYE 6501 - Introduction to Analytics Modeling 
    An introduction to important and commonly used models in Analytics, as well as aspects of the modeling process.   
  • MGT 6203 - Data Analytics in Business
    Teaches the scientific process of transforming data into insights for making better business decisions. It covers the methodologies, algorithms, and challenges related to analyzing business data.
  • CSE 6040 - Computing for Data Analytics
    Computational techniques needed for data analysis; programming, accessing databases, multidimensional arrays, basic numerical computing, and visualization; hands-on applications and case studies.

Learners in the MicroMasters program taking these courses can expect the same course experiences, required outcomes, and course assessments as those taking the foundational courses in the OMS Analytics degree program.

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About the Georgia Tech and edX Partnership

The Georgia Tech and edX collaboration brings together leaders in education innovation to help learners gain in-demand skills to advance their careers in an affordable, flexible and accessible way. The Analytics: Essential Tools and Methods MicroMasters program is offered by edX and provides learners around the world access to high-quality courses and expertise from Georgia Tech’s top ranked Online Master of Science degree program. These open, online courses offers learners a credential that can help to advance their careers and provide an introduction to the OMS in Analytics degree. Learners who obtain program certificates in one or more MicroMasters courses can apply for advanced standing credit if they apply to and are accepted to the degree program. For more information on the MicroMasters program, please visit