Graduate Certificate: Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

Business intelligence is a process through which data is analyzed using technology to allow stakeholders to make effective decisions, and data analytics allows for the examination of data sets to draw conclusions. The graduate certificate program in business intelligence and data analytics allows students to understand and apply the foundations of data analysis, visualizations, and modeling to diverse business scenarios. It is designed for both business and non-business majors serving within for-profit, public sector or nonprofit organizations seeking to enhance their ability to utilize data analysis to make informed business decisions.

The 12-credit program is designed to introduce data types, data management, interpretation, and visualization to develop strategic data driven business solutions. Through these courses, students in the certificate program will develop knowledge, skills, and abilities related to business intelligence, which will enhance quantitative skill sets to improve business process efficiency.

Students seeking a certificate program only are not eligible for financial aid. Courses taken after completion of a degree program in order to complete the certificate are not eligible for financial aid.

Admission to the Certificate Program

Admission to the certificate program is granted to individuals who apply and meet the standards for admission to a graduate program. The certificate is awarded upon successful completion of all coursework with a minimum grade of “C” and an overall grade point average of 3.0 or above. Transfer credits may be accepted through the petition process.

Specific Requirements
BUSU 670Data Foundations3
BUSU 671Data Visualization and Presentation3
BUSU 672Data Modeling and Business Applications I3
BUSU 673Data Modeling and Business Applications II3
Total Credits12