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Oakland University - School of Business Administration Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics
Oakland University - School of Business Administration

Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

1 Years

English

Full time

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04 Sep 2024

USD 1,027 / per year *

Distance Learning, On-Campus

* for non-resident | In-state $871.50

Introduction

No longer the exclusive domain of IT professionals, employers are seeking professionals across disciplines who can harness data to solve business problems. From automotive and financial services to marketing, human resources, and education, career opportunities abound for those who understand how to leverage the power of data to improve business processes.

New for Fall 2023

Students have the option of applying for the on-campus or 100% online Business Analytics Graduate Certificate program. Both programs offer the same high-quality curriculum and experienced faculty and allow students to complete online or on-campus courses. Applicants for the 100% online program will be assessed in-state resident tuition rates.

Overview

This certificate is a 15-credit hour program, offered online or on campus, for students who possess a bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Credits earned in this program can be applied toward a Master of Science in Business Analytics or Master of Science in IT Management at Oakland University. This program is ideal for the working professional in any field who is looking to gain knowledge in business analytics.

In this program, students will explore a range of quantitative and computational techniques that have wide use in today’s data-driven business world by studying:

  • statistical analysis
  • data visualization
  • mathematical modeling
  • management science
  • data mining
  • predictive analytics
  • data science
  • econometrics
  • scientific computing
  • data preparation and cleaning
  • data warehousing
  • business intelligence

Students with sufficient database background through prior course work or experience may take the MIS 6060 Advanced Databases and Big Data Management course with instructor permission.

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