Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics


Take your data-driven decision-making skills to the next level. The graduate certificate in business analytics prepares you for leadership roles that focus on the intersection of data and decisions. Through the program, you will grow your knowledge and career opportunities in one of today’s most in-demand fields.

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  • 98% of business graduate students had instructors who made them excited about learning

    2021-22 Career Outcomes Report

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  • $90K+ median annual wage for management analysts in 2021

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  • 23% projected job growth for operations research analysts from 2021-31

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Is the graduate certificate in business analytics right for me?

In the program, you will be provided with hands-on experience in machine learning, data visualization, extraction transformation, modeling and more. Through practical training and real-world projects, you'll develop a deep understanding of state-of-the-art analytics tools, equipping you with the knowledge and expertise needed to excel in today's business environment.

You may earn the graduate certificate in business analytics as a standalone credential, or while being enrolled in the MBA or an M.S. degree program in business through elective courses. Earning the certificate while in a business master's degree program gives you an additional focus in analytics, which employers cite as an asset for managerial roles.

Program highlights

Program highlights

In this 12-credit-hour program, students will acquire a range of significant skills that are highly relevant in today's analytics-driven landscape.

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Natalie Tice Quote

  • When I got my bachelor’s degree, virtual classes were not an option. Now I’m able to participate via HyFlex. I appreciate being able to take courses entirely online, in person, or a mix, as I’m juggling a full-time career as well as my education.

    Natalie Tice, Haworth College of Business graduate student