Professional Certificate in Business Analytics FAQs

  • What is the schedule like?

    Professional Certificate in Business Analytics is a part-time, interdisciplinary business certificate. The program begins with an intensive summer sessions over a two-week period with classes meeting five days a week, four hours a day. The remaining three courses are completed in the fall, winter and spring quarters with each quarter’s class meeting twice a week, two hours a day. Unfortunately, we no longer offer weekend classes, and cannot guarantee that courses will be available in the evening, though an effort is made to accommodate that schedule when possible.

  • Are undergraduates eligible to enroll in the certificate?

    No. It is a graduate certificate program. You can apply during your senior year so that you can start the program after you’ve graduated.

  • Are GRE or GMAT scores required for this certificate program?

    No, test scores are not required for the certificate program.

  • Do I need a specific undergraduate degree to apply?

    We do not require a specific undergraduate degree. Successful candidates will have a strong technical aptitude with training in statistics, calculus, and computing. Strong communication skills and motivation are also highly valued.

  • Will the minimum GPA requirements guarantee admission?

    Meeting the minimum GPA requirements of 2.5 may not be sufficient for admission. Most successful applicants will have a GPA above 3.0.

  • Are there any courses that are offered online?

    No. This is an on-campus program.