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  • Online Graduate Certificate Program in Business Analytics

    Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Business Analytics

    The online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Business Analytics is designed to provide you with the skills needed to analyze and interpret data to make strategic business decisions, solve complex issues, and increase efficiency within your organizations.

    Courses utilize analytical tools and software designed to help you learn the effectiveness of analytics and technology to reach solutions through a quantitative and qualitative approach. You can customize your certificate through one of four course sequences:

    • Leveraging Analytics
      Aligning analytics with business challenges is critically important to the success of any business analytics strategy. Learn the role analytics plays in the relationship between strategy and value.
    • Managing Data
      With the explosion of disparate data sources, organizations must build a solid data foundation to achieve value from their data. Learn how to extract, transform, and store disparate data into a format which can efficiently be utilized for analytics.
    • Predictive Analytics
      Developing a road map for the future is predominant in many aspects of business today and will only become more ubiquitous as the amount of available data grows. Learn how to unlock patterns and identify trends to guide future decisions.
    • Uncovering Insights
      With the explosion of technology, companies now have more information than ever at their fingertips, and need to create the framework, tools, and techniques to help extract valuable insights. Learn how to utilize visualization, storytelling, and mapping to understand the value of data.
    • Customized Certificate
      Combine courses from any of the above sequences to create your own customized certificate focused on your interests and goals.

    Upon completion, you will have gained communication, creative and critical thinking, and leadership skills that can be applied in your area of work.

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    Drexel University offers a variety of Graduate Minors that can be added to any master's degree program.
    State restrictions may apply to some programs.

    Curriculum

    This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

    Choose One Sequence  
    Leveraging Analytics  
    MGMT 510 Business Problem Solving  
    MIS 612 Aligning Information Systems and Business Strategies  
    MIS 624 Systems Analysis & Design  
    STAT 610 Statistics for Business Analytics  
    Managing Data  
    MIS 632 Database Analysis and Design for Business  
    MIS 635 Introduction to Hadoop and MapReduce  
    STAT 610 Statistics for Business Analytics  
    STAT 632 Datamining for Managers  
    Predictive Analytics  
    OPR 601 Managerial Decision Models and Simulation  
    MGMT 715 Business Consulting Projects  
    STAT 610 Statistics for Business Analytics  
    STAT 642 Data Mining for Business Analytics  
    Uncovering Insights  
    MIS 630 Inter-Active Decision Support Systems  
    MKTG 606 Customer Analytics  
    MKTG 607 Marketing Experiments  
    STAT 610 Statistics for Business Analytics  
    Total Credits 12.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

    A completed application

    Transcripts

    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other postsecondary educational institutions attended (including trade schools)
    • Unofficial transcripts may be sent to expedite the review of your application. Official transcripts must be received if you are accepted into the program.

    Resume: Quality and quantity of professional experience will be evaluated

    Essay: This personal statement (approximately 500 words) should describe in detail your reasons for pursuing a graduate degree from LeBow College, your short-term and long-term career plans, and how your background, experience, interests, and/or values, when combined with a Drexel graduate degree, will enable you to pursue those goals successfully.

    Additional requirements for International Students

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2020-2021 is $1139 per credit.

    • This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University AlumniMilitary members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
      • These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.
      • These rates apply only to fully online courses. Hybrid or on-campus courses may have different rates.
      • Tuition rates are subject to increase with the start of each academic year in the fall term.
      • All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
      • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
      • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

     

    Academic Calendar

    2020-2021 Academic Year

    Term

    Classes Begin

    Classes End

    Exams Begin

    Exams End

    Fall 2020

    September 21, 2020

    December 5, 2020

    December 7, 2020

    December 12, 2020

    Winter 2021

    January 4, 2021

    March 13, 2021

    March 15, 2021

    March 20, 2021

    Spring 2021

    March 29, 2021

    June 5, 2021

    June 7, 2021

    June 12, 2021

    Summer 2021

    June 21, 2021

    August 28, 2021

    August 30, 2021

    September 4, 2021

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