Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

Develop state-of-the-art knowledge and skills.

Designed for professionals from all industries.

This certificate is designed for professionals from all industries, functional areas of business, and academic backgrounds who are interested in advancing their understanding of the field analytics and its application in the business environment.

This certificate is open to professionals with a bachelor’s degree and some background in either IT or management. This online program offers flexibility and can be completed in only two semesters of part-time study. Courses are entirely asynchronous, can be accessed at any time, and have been vetted for relevance by Economics, Computer Science, and Information Studies departments.

The business analytics curriculum is co-sponsored by SAS. Students benefit from access to SAS products and materials through Teradata University Network.

Students have the opportunity to benefit from our experienced and knowledgeable faculty.

Optional electives are available for three additional credits.

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Curriculum


REQUIRED COURSES (3 CREDIT HOURS EACH)

  • ISM-645: Principles of Predictive Analytics
  • ISM-646: Visualizing Data to Design Strategy
  • ISM-647: Cognitive Computing and Artificial Intelligence Applications for Business

ELECTIVE COURSES (3 CREDIT HOURS EACH)

Three credit hours from the following or other approved courses.  Please note, these courses must be taken online.

  • ISM-665: Principles of Cyber Security
  • ISM-666: Blockchains and Cryptography
  • ISM-667: Global Cyber Threat Analysis
  • ISM-670: IT Disruptive Innovation Management
  • ISM-671: Organizing Data for Analytics
  • ISM-672: App Design and Programming
  • ISM-673: Designing Secure Computer and IoT Networks for Business
  • ISM-677: Information Systems Management
  • ISM-678: Project Management for Dynamic Environments
  • SCM-650: Principles of Supply Chain Management
  • SCM-651: Analytics for Logistics and Distribution Management
  • SCM-652: Strategic Cost, Procurement, and Supply Chain Finance

Tuition & Fees

These estimated program costs include tuition and fees based on the 2021-2022 Graduate Tuition and Fee Schedule and do not include the cost of textbooks or student health insurance. Visit csh.uncg.edu for more detailed information. Tuition and fees vary depending on the program track pursued and the number of credit hours taken each semester.

Online Only
Estimated Program Cost Per Credit Hour
In-State $6,500 $541.67
Outside-of-NC $10,000 $833.33
Out-of-State $15,500 $1,291.67
Assumes 12 credit hours of part-time study for 1 year.

 

The Outside-of-NC rate applies to students located outside of the state taking online classes. The Out-of-State rate applies to students taking classes while located within the state, but are not residents of NC (determined by the Residency Determination Service).

Admissions requirements

  • Official transcript confirming a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Statement of purpose highlighting career and educational goals
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Completed Graduate School application and $65 application fee

Application Deadlines

Be sure to submit your application by the following deadlines.

Fall Admission
June 15
Spring Admission
November 15
Summer Admission
April 1
Limited admissions

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Have Questions?


If you still have questions regarding our Business Analytics Graduate Certificate please reach out to our graduate recruitment team by phone or email. You may also schedule a time to meet with one of our recruiters or attend one of our upcoming information sessions.


Ms. Jennifer Chapman

Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment
301K Bryan Building j_chapm2@uncg.edu 336-256-1432

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