Certificate in Business Analytics

A certificate in business analytics allows one to analyze data from any industry including manufacturing, service, health, government and nonprofit. INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (https://informs.org)) defines analytics as "the scientific process of transforming data into insight for making better decisions." With this certificate, students learn quantitative tools that help build descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive models.

A student must complete 12 credit hours including the following:

Course Title Hours
DS/FIN 675Spreadsheet Modeling for Decision Making3
Select three of the following elective courses for a total of 9 credit hours9
Database Management Systems
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Marketing Research
Applied Financial Analysis
Accounting Information Systems
Business and Economics Forecasting
Applied Econometrics
Total Credit Hours12