Business Analytics Certificate
Applications are accepted from December 1 through June 1. All applications and supplemental items must be received by June 1.
Business Analytics Certificate Application Details
- Application Deadline
- Application Requirements
- Program Costs
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and you are encouraged to submit your materials as soon as possible.
We accept applications for fall quarter admission only. You may be eligible to start the certificate program during a different academic term if are already enrolled in another graduate program at Cal Poly. Please contact us for further details.
A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university is required to apply, or must be completed prior to the program start date.
A minimum GPA of 2.5, on a 4-point U.S.A. scale, in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units is required to apply.
Meeting the minimum may not be sufficient to obtain admission. The program is competitive and most successful applicants will have a GPA above 3.0.
Applicants must have completed at least one college level course in calculus and two college level courses in statistics to be eligible to apply.
The application is completed and submitted via Interfolio. There is no fee to apply to this program.
On Interfolio you will submit each of the required items listed below:
Statement of purpose:
Summarize your career objectives, experience and reason for interest in this certificate program
A resume including education, employment, extracurricular/community activities, publications, if any, and memberships
Copies of transcripts from all previously attended colleges and/or universities are to be uploaded.
Registration fees for this program are $680 per unit for academic year 2018-2019, excluding books, room and board, and other personal expenses. Fees are estimates and are subject to change. (Updated 3/20/18)
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If you are ready to enhance your career by earning a professional certificate, you are encouraged to apply to Cal Poly’s Orfalea College of Business Professional Certificate in Business Analytics Program.
Please contact us if you have any questions or need assistance with completing your application. You may use the contact form above, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope you will be joining us on the beautiful California Central Coast soon!