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Online Graduate Business Analytics Certificate

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  • Duration1 year
  • Cost per credit$785
  • Credit hours12

Program Benefits

  • No application fee
  • Six start dates per year
  • Financial aid available

Supplement your knowledge and experience with a business analytics certificate

The business analytics certificate at Brenau is an excellent option for receiving formal training in data mining, statistics and strategy. With a graduate certificate, you will have additional qualifications that complement your existing degree and expertise. Graduate in one year ready to apply your skills to your current role or pursue a new job. Achieve your dreams at Brenau.

Gain a credential that will help you stand out in a growing field

With your Certificate in Business Analytics, you can pursue or grow in vital roles, including:

  • C-suite executive
  • Senior-level manager
  • Business analyst
  • Business consultant

Take your business career to a new level with your graduate certificate.

Supplement your business knowledge with analytics expertise

4 courses

22 total credit hours

No matter how you want to use your business analytics education, our courses allow you to gain the skills you need for your aspirations.

Course spotlights:

  • BA 708 Business Statistics
  • BA 710 Applied Regression
  • BA 712 Data Mining
  • BA 713 Business Analytics Strateg

It’s always a good time to apply

No work experience required

No application fee

The online Certificate in Business Analytics offers six start dates per year, so you can apply anytime and start your education as soon as possible. With no application fee, you can apply risk-free.

To apply to Brenau’s online Business Analytics Certificate, you’ll need:

Official transcripts for all previously attended undergraduate and graduate institutions
Copy of updated professional resume/curriculum vitae
Admission Details

We strive to make your education affordable

$785 per credit hour

Financial aid available

By choosing Brenau, you’re investing in education that will set you on a path to a successful career. Along with affordable tuition, you can pursue federal financial aid to make your program even more cost-effective.

Tuition Details

What you’ll learn

Our graduate certificate coursework is designed to supplement your existing business knowledge to allow you to expand your business analytics career. When you complete the certificate program, you’ll have the expertise you need to be competitive in this growing field.

Program outcomes

With Brenau’s Certificate in Business Analytics, you can:

  • Assess strategic and tactical performance, preparing you to identify the right questions to ask and data to collect.
  • Analyze and interpret the data (with the support of the deep analytic talent, as needed), leading to actionable insights.
  • Prescribe and manage the actions to completion.

About our dedicated, supportive faculty

Faculty members at Brenau are dedicated to helping you succeed. Most classes feature a small student-to-faculty ratio, so you can get to know your professors and their unique areas of expertise. As you broaden your professional network, you’ll have the mentorship and support of our faculty throughout your program.

James Taylor

James Taylor, PhD, Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Director of Business Analytics and Associate Professor of Management

Faculty Spotlight

James Taylor is an associate professor of Management at Brenau University. He earned a PhD in Technology Management – Quality Systems from Indiana State University in 2014, an MBA from the University of Chicago in 1990 and a BSME with honors from Tri-State University in Angola, Indiana, in 1983. He’s also a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Taylor’s research interests include quantitative methods and process improvement, especially Six Sigma. He has been a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers since 1984.

Taylor has worked for 30 years in industry, including such areas as engineering, account management, project management, quality management and process improvement. In addition to his role at Brenau, he stays active in the field with a process improvement training and consulting practice, which has a client list that includes Bosch, Dana, IMS Gear, Kubota, Somic America and ZF.

Online learning

At Brenau, you will learn in small classes, which gives you plenty of opportunities to ask questions and receive one-on-one support from your professors. With flexible scheduling and online delivery, we make education fit into your busy life. Our programs respond to the needs of today’s students, so you’ll receive the education you need to become a leader who makes a difference. From here, you can.

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Frequently asked questions

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It will not. The diploma is the same for all graduates, whether their program was completed online or on ground.

While the specifics of each program vary, the admissions process always starts by submitting your application for the program you want to attend. To complete your application file, you’ll need official transcripts, an online application and possibly other documents. Your admissions counselor will help guide you through this process.

Undergraduate students can transfer up to 90 credits to their program. If the student is pursuing their first graduate degree at Brenau, up to six semester hours of coursework taken at another regionally accredited institution of higher education may be appropriately transferred to Brenau as part of the planned program of study with approval from the department chair. If the student has a master’s degree, up to nine hours of graduate credit may transfer with departmental approval. Grading standards of the Brenau program into which the work is transferred will apply.

There are no application fees at Brenau University.

Absolutely! Online programs at Brenau are explicitly designed with busy working professionals in mind, including those with personal and professional responsibilities. The format provides the flexibility you need to succeed in your selected program. From here, you can.

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