Start your online business analytics certificate degree
In today’s data-driven world, learning how to collect, integrate and analyze data can help your company make informed business decisions. Develop these valuable skills with our undergraduate Business Analytics Certificate. You can complete this program in as little as 11 months. And since courses are just 5 weeks long, you can fit them into your busy life.
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This course provides an overview of Business Information Systems. Students learn to apply Microsoft® Office tools including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software to accomplish business objectives. Other topics include uses of application software and the Internet for effective problem solving, exploration of relevant technologies for collaboration, and how information is used and shared to accomplish business goals.
Effective decision making takes a variety of perspectives and information into account, using reliable sources and reasoned approaches in support of an overall strategy. This course investigates business tactics and problem-solving techniques used in long- and short-term planning, organizational governance, innovation and creative disruption, and efficiency improvement. Topics include business model analysis and design, resource allocation, quality enhancement, contingency planning, and entrepreneurship.
This course provides an overview of applied business research, statistical tools, and data analytics used to support strategic decision making. Students will examine methods used to frame business problems, conduct research, collect and evaluate data for validity and reliability, determine patterns and trends in performance, and effectively present conclusions.
This course addresses the legal, ethical, and societal implications of information technology and highlights notable technology developments and their impact on business. Students examine professional codes of ethics, cyberattacks and cybersecurity, security risk assessment, privacy, electronic surveillance, and freedom of expression. Topics include Internet censorship, protection of intellectual property, quality software systems, IT's impact on society, social networking, and ethics of IT corporations with a strong focus on the ethical issues in the workplace.
This course provides an overview of business analysis with an in-depth examination of planning and monitoring, elicitation and collaboration, and requirements life cycle management. Students will examine key aspects of planning, stakeholder engagement, governance, information management, performance improvement, elicitation, communication, collaboration, prioritization, and assessment related to business analysis.
This course will introduce students to data analytics and modeling through contemporary business tools. Students will examine how data is architected and organized. After completion of this course, students will be able to understand the different data models used to store data, several schemas that drive how data is structured, and provide other database concepts relating to the design and architecture of data.
This course introduces students to tools and techniques needed to present data, both simple and complex, to gain support and recommend business decisions. Student will use graphical tools such as graphs, animation, and presentation techniques to communicate the message behind the data and improve decision making. Topics include requirement gathering, graphical representation of data sets, visualization techniques and tools, and data validation.
This course will provide students with an overview of the role that business analytics has in the preparation and implementation of change management throughout a project. Students will examine the functions of change management to apply them to activities to meet the strategic and operational plans of an organization. Upon completion of this course, students will understand the importance of the integration of data and decision making on change processes and project management methodologies to implement changes throughout an organization. Focus will also be on managing change to ensure high performance, quality, and operational effectiveness.
General Education Courses
Requirements: 27 credits
You’ll need 27 credits to complete this Business Analytics Certificate online. Your course schedule may vary based on transferable credits or credits earned through the University’s Prior Learning Assessment.
9 Core Courses
Here’s where you’ll pick up the bulk of your program-specific knowledge. By the time you finish these courses, you should have the confidence and skills needed in this field.
Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Business Analytics Certificate online.
Your prior eligible college credits can save you time and money, helping you graduate faster. That’s why we’ve accepted credits from 5,000+ institutions. Check to see if you can apply eligible transfer credits from an institutionally accredited university or college toward a degree of your choice.
You may have options when it comes to paying for college tuition and expenses, such as federal grants and loans. Our finance advisors can answer your questions about financial aid and can help guide you through the process.
When you earn your online Business Analytics Certificate, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. You’ll learn how to:
Mine, analyze and visualize data
Use data ethically and securely
Make decisions using statistics
Apply data to core business functions
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for computer and information systems managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2021 and 2031.
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