This one-year graduate certificate program will provide you with the skills to identify and collect meaningful data, prepare data for analysis, conduct analysis of data sets and present results in a meaningful format to help inform business decisions across the enterprise. Key topics of study include: statistics needed for analytics, programming languages for data analysis, security and privacy for the field of business analytics, data predictive analytics and leadership in the business environment.
Note: This program provides flexible learning options using a hybrid delivery method. Delivery is mixed, blending face-to-face instructions and facilitating out-of-classroom experiences. As a student in this program, you are required to bring your own laptop to enhance your learning experience and ensure successful completion of the program.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
- Business analytics to support evidence-based decision-making
- Development of software applications related to data management and manipulation
- Entrepreneurial strategies to identify new business opportunities
As a graduate of this program, you may find employment in corporations and government organizations that have large, rich data sets and the resources to mine data. You may pursue future career options, such as:
- Business consultant
- Business analyst
- Data analyst
- Computer system analyst
- Information systems business analyst