About the Certificate
The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics is designed to provide the basic skills necessary to manage big data in the business setting. The program is the perfect addition for Auburn students who would like to add to their expertise or for working professionals who would like to gain extra training for their current and future jobs. Completion of the certificate program often increases job mobility and allows many to move up within their current career with their new skills. This program is available to both on campus and distance students and admits in the fall, spring, and summer semesters.
The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics Program will help you develop working skills in:
- Building data models used in business decision making and business applications
- Basic data mining techniques for the business setting
- Managing, governing, extracting, merging, and preparing large data sets for analysis
- Big data management, with emphasis on loading and cleansing data for analysis
The program requires the completion of 4 courses (12 hours). Please see the note below for possible substitutions:
*Note: Currently enrolled Auburn graduate students may substitute one of their current degree program for either BUAL 6660/6 or BUAL 6610/6 at the discretion of the Graduate Programs officer. Please note that BUAL 6650/6 cannot be substituted if the student plans to take BUAL 6660/6 as it is a prerequisite for that class.
A good background in statistics is helpful but not required.
Graduate Programs Officer