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  • Online Graduate Certificate in Predictive Business Analytics

    Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Predictive Business Analytics

    Corporations and organizations need to create value from their vast collections of data. With Drexel University’s online Graduate Certificate in Predictive Business Analytics, you will be equipped with knowledge of programming, decision models, and the statistical techniques essential for unlocking patterns and trends from data. You will have the opportunity to enhance knowledge learned from prior academic experience, or to gain proficiency in predictive analytics.

    Graduate Certificate in Predictive Business Analytics Program Features

    The predictive business analytics certificate is designed for working professionals, so you can earn your certificate on your schedule. The four required courses for this certificate are all core courses in the MS in Business Analytics program, making the certificate an excellent foundation for further study in business analytics. Other program details include:

    • Four-course, 12-credit program available fully online
    • Offered by the renowned LeBow College of Business
    • Earned credits can be applied to the MS in Business Analytics (up to three business analytics certificates can be applied to the full master’s degree)

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    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.

    Required Courses  
    MIS 636 Python Programming for Business Applications 3.0
    OPR 601 Managerial Decision Models and Simulation 3.0
    STAT 610 Statistics for Business Analytics* 3.0
    STAT 642 Data Mining for Business Analytics 3.0
    Total Credits 12.0

    *If you previously completed STAT 610, you may take either STAT 628 or STAT 630

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A four-year 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.


    The tuition rate for the academic year 2024-2025 is $1210 per credit.

    For the academic year 2024-2025, students enrolled in an online graduate academic program will be charged a graduate online program fee of $125 per year.

    • This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates are 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

    2023-2024 Academic Year


    Classes Begin

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    Exams Begin

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    Fall 2023

    September 26, 2023

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    Spring 2024

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    Summer 2024

    June 24, 2024

    August 31, 2024

    September 3, 2024

    September 7, 2024


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