Graduate Certificate — Business Analytics Online

Strengthen your ability to use data to drive decisions, improve processes and solve complex problems. This fast-paced program is an effective and affordable way to update your analytical skillset quickly.

Apply by: 6/24/24
Start class: 7/1/24

Program Overview

Preview the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics online program

Total Tuition: $5,820
Program Duration: As few as 7 months
Credit Hours: 12

Learn how to extract more actionable insights from data with the AACSB-accredited Graduate Certificate – Business Analytics online from Southern Utah University. Designed for working professionals seeking immediately applicable strategies and skillsets, this accelerated certificate program focuses on key aspects of business analytics and database management.

Hone your skills in data-based decision-making using data manipulation, modeling and mining. Deepen your understanding of Python, data storage and retrieval, advanced regression, decision trees and algorithms. Coursework also covers data visualization, where you will learn how to use Tableau to present results to diverse stakeholders within the organization.

Upon completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Expand your knowledge and advance in your career with a better understanding of the data science methods used in businesses
  • Think analytically using descriptive, predictive and prescriptive methods
  • Use data analytics to improve business systems
  • Expand your knowledge and advance in your career with a better understanding of the data science methods used in businesses
  • Think analytically using descriptive, predictive and prescriptive methods
  • Use data analytics to improve business systems

Careers in business analytics include:

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Analytics Manager
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Analytics Manager
  • Market Research Analyst

Accreditation

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The Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Total Tuition: $5,820
Program Duration: As few as 7 months
Credit Hours: 12

Accreditation

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The Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Tuition

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Maximize the value of your certificate program online with our affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition, which includes all fees.

Tuition Breakdown

Per Credit Hour: $485
Total Tuition: $5,820

Program Per Credit Hour Per Course Per Program
Business Analytics Graduate Certificate $485 $1,455 $5,820

Tuition Breakdown

Per Credit Hour: $485
Total Tuition: $5,820

Calendar

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Designed for working professionals, SUU online programs conveniently feature 7-week courses and multiple start dates each year.

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Next Apply Date: 6/24/24
Next Class Start Date: 7/1/24
TermStart DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineLast Class Day
Summer II7/1/246/24/246/24/246/26/247/1/248/18/24
Spring I1/8/251/1/251/1/251/3/251/8/252/25/25

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Admissions

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Our streamlined admission process enables you to start quickly and easily. Please read the requirements for the business analytics certificate online, including what additional materials you need and where you should send them.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • 2.5 GPA
  • No GMAT required

Foundation course

Students may be required to take a 3 credit hour Foundations course based on a holistic review of the application and supporting documents with special consideration of undergraduate major, GPA and relevant work experience. Students will be notified of their course sequence at the time of admission.

Transcripts

Please submit official transcripts from the college/university in which a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree from an accredited institution was obtained.

  • Applicants who have graduated from SUU do not need to submit a transcript
  • International transcripts must include a transcript evaluation from a third-party service such as SpanTran or WES showing that the degree is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree

Official transcripts must be mailed or emailed directly from the granting institution(s) to:

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Mailing address:
Admissions Office
Southern Utah University
PO Box 8008
Cedar City, Utah 84720

Courses

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For the business analytics certificate online, you must complete 12 credit hours. Students may be eligible to waive a 3 credit hour Business Foundations course in the first term based on a holistic review of their application and supporting documents with special consideration of undergraduate major, GPA and relevant work experience. Students will be notified of their course sequence at the time of admission.

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This accelerated and condensed course covers the essential concepts of Business Statistics, Microsoft Excel, Financial and Managerial Accounting and Corporate Finance that are necessary for success in subsequent graduate level business administration courses.

ANLY 6100 is a prerequsite for ANLY 6110 and ANLY 6200.  Courses should be taken in the order listed below for the shortest program completion time.

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An introduction to data science methods in business, finance, and economics. Includes an introduction to an appropriate programming language for data manipulation and modeling. Provides an overview of descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive methods in data analytics. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1040 and (MATH 1100 or MATH 1210 or ECON 2500) - Prerequisite Min. Grade: D-
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A continuation of ANLY 6100. Covers the primary analytic techniques involved in data mining, including logistic regression, decision trees, kNN, naive Bayes, and others. Introduces unsupervised learning methods. Builds on the programming skills established in ANLY 6100. Prerequisite(s): ANLY 6100 - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course covers prevalent methods and tools for data processing and visualization. Students are introduced to both the Python and R programming languages for processing, analyzing, and visualizing data. In addition, the course includes an overview of the Tableau software for data visualization. Course emphasis is on mastering basic software functionality and developing intermediate to advanced skills in working with and presenting data.

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