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Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

Program Description

The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics (GCBA) is geared towards entry- to middle-level business and technology professionals. It is designed to help professionals—both experienced in and new to data analytics—upgrade their data skills and learn to apply those skills in the pursuit of better business strategy. As a student in the program, you will learn how to prepare and analyze data to detect trends, predict the most-likely scenarios, and make better business decisions. The coursework combines the best of current data analytics tools and techniques that apply to all business functions with deeper dives into specialized topics, such as data visualization and machine learning. Additionally, the certificate courses act as a gateway and can be shared with the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) conditional upon application and admission to the MS program.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics will demonstrate proficiency in:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary Business Analytics concepts and methods

  2. Employ data visualization methods to generate business insights

  3. Apply predictive modeling methods to generate business insights.