Mar 04, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Analytics Certificate

Souren Paul, Ph.D.,  Department Chair

Dr. Xiaoni Zhang, Graduate Program Director

The Business Analytics Certificate is composed of six courses (18 credit hours) from the core and electives in the MBI program. It offers an alternative to students not wishing to complete the entire MBI program. It helps students gain an increased level of knowledge associated with the analytics field, specifically in the context of business. The courses in the certificate help prepare students to analyze data, merge their findings, and present solutions to problems. 

Admission Requirements

Prospective students must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with an overall minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5.

Foundation Courses

Foundation courses are required for those students admitted to the program with a limited business educational background. The requirement of these courses can be met based on undergraduate/graduate (transcripted) coursework completed or other methods that demonstrate an understanding and proficiency.

Total Hours: 18

Exit Criteria

1. Completion of 18 credit hours with a minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

2.  Completion of all courses for the degree with a grade of C or better (no more than two C grades are acceptable).