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    May 13, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Business Analytics Graduate Certificate

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Business Analytics skills are in great demand today. This certificate prepares students to acquire necessary skills in analytics and business intelligence as needed in the marketplace.

Course Location/Delivery


Admissions Requirements

Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.


Student should meet the statistics and database prerequisites as outlined in the graduate catalog for the MS/BAIS program:

1. A course in database or significant work experience related to databases in order to take Advanced Database and Data Warehousing courses
2. A course in statistics to take all the data mining and statistics classes

Curriculum Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

This Certificate requires 12 Credit Hours.

  • Core Courses - 9 Credit Hours
  • Electives - 3 Credit Hours

Core Requirements (9 Credit Hours)


Choose one elective course from the list below (3 Credits):

Time Limit

2 years

Credit Toward Graduate Degree

The certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.

Additional Requirements

Graduate students who earn a 3.00 or higher in the * courses that use a SAS analytics package as part of the course and an overall 3.0 GPA in the certificate courses will receive a SAS approved Certificate in Business Analytics. Note: This is a SAS approved certificate NOT a traditional SAS certificate.


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