Lifelong Learning for a Brighter World

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Foundations of Analytics

Business Intelligence, Data Analysis and Data Science

Your Introduction to the World of Analytics

Admission Requirements

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To be admitted to ​a Foundations of Analytics program, applicants must have:

  • Strong mathematical literacy achieved through university, college, or high school courses in mathematics and/or science
  • Proficiency with computer program applications, such as Excel and Access.
  • an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent;
  • be a mature student as defined in the Undergraduate Calendar of McMaster University; or
  • be deemed an exceptional case.

Open Enrolment

This program is an open enrolment program.  There is no formal admission procedure. To enrol in a course or the program, simply register online. Students should register at least three weeks before classes begin. Courses can be taken as part of a program or individually.


English Language Proficiency Requirements

If your first language is not English, you must meet the University’s English language proficiency requirements.