Business Analytics Certificate

Business Analytics Certificate

Business problems need solutions based in data. And data analysis is rapidly becoming a required skill set for today’s managers. This certificate will teach you to summarize, visualize, and manage data within software environments that are commonly used in modern business settings. Benefit from techniques that help decision-makers reduce risk and identify opportunities that could provide a competitive advantage.

The coursework is practical and specifically designed to help students with no prior knowledge of business analytics, statistics, or computer programming.

Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Identify the proper methods for analyzing data for a variety of business scenarios
  • Conduct an analysis by applying appropriate techniques in software environments that are commonly used in business
  • Interpret and communicate the results of an analysis
  • Develop strategies that an organization could use to improve its competitive advantage through data analysis
  • Apply database management skills in a variety of business environments
  • Qualify for the 807,300 management occupation jobs expected to be created between 2016 and 2026 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Qualify for roles in business analytics with an average salary of $115,000 (NACE)

Expected completion time: Three 7-week courses, 21 weeks or 1.5 semesters.

Course Descriptions

Core Courses

MBA 6320Descriptive Analytics3 Credits
MBA 6390Predictive Analytics3 Credits

Choose from ONE of the following TWO courses

MBA 6325Prescriptive Analytics3 Credits
MBA 6395Business Intelligence3 Credits