Business Analytics &
Advanced Business Analytics Certificates

Business Analytics  &
Advanced Business Analytics Certificate

Business problems need solutions based on 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.

  • 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
  • Position yourself as a stronger candidate 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, which have an average salary of $115,000 (NACE)
  • Earn nine credits that you can apply toward our Online Master of Business Analytics or Online Master of Science in Management degrees

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

Course Descriptions

Core Courses

MBA 6320 Descriptive Analytics 3 Credits
MBA 6390 Predictive Analytics 3 Credits

Choose from ONE of the following TWO courses

MBA 6325 Prescriptive Analytics 3 Credits
MBA 6395 Business Intelligence 3 Credits

We also offer an Online Advanced Business Analytics Certificate for students who have successfully completed either our Business Analytics Certificate or our MBA program with a Business Analytics concentration.

Advanced Business Analytics Certificate

Build on the foundation you developed in the Business Analytics Certificate program. Successful completion of our Business Analytics Certificate or our MBA program with a Business Analytics concentration is required to be eligible for our Advanced Business Analytics Certificate.

Our Advanced Business Analytics Certificate goes into greater depth in topics including descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics, business intelligence, and programming.

  • Further enhance your skills in areas such as programming, predictive analytics, and analyzing unstructured data
  • Gain experience using software that is in high demand in business environments
  • Earn nine more credits that can be applied to our Online Master of Business Analytics program

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

Course Descriptions

MBA 6420 Programming for Analytics 3 Credits
MBA 6490 Predictive Analytics II 3 Credits
MBA 6495 Business Intelligence II 3 Credits

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