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Business Analytics, Graduate Certificate (Offered through the Kelley School of Business)

The IU Online Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics is ideal for entry- to middle-level management and technology professionals. Get the knowledge and skills you need to do business analytics. Learn how to derive data-driven insights with this completely online program.

Course Delivery: 100% Online

Total Credits: 12

In-State Tuition Per Credit: $850.00

Out-of-State Tuition Per Credit: $850.00

Cost of attendance may vary by campus. View the total cost calculator

Degree Overview

As a student in the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, you’ll study how to use data to detect trends, predict most-likely scenarios, and make optimal decisions related to everything from daily operations to high-level strategies.

You’ll also learn how to solve complex problems using analysis programs and software, plus how to design and utilize analytical models. The curriculum combines practical technology, applications, and processes to provide valuable insights and drive data-oriented decisions.

You’ll earn an Indiana University certificate respected by employers worldwide—and you can work on yours anytime and anywhere. Plus, you’ll enjoy personalized support services throughout your academic journey.

To be accepted to this program, you must have a bachelor's degree.

To apply to this program:

Complete an online application that includes:

  • Transcripts
  • A resume
  • A personal statement (500 words or fewer) of what you want to achieve in this program
  • A letter of recommendation

Application Deadlines

Fall semester: June 1st,

Spring semester: December 1st,

Note: This program is not eligible for financial aid.

Your IU Online Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics prepares you for such careers as:

  • Business analyst
  • Brand analytics manager
  • Web metrics analyst
  • Management analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Big data analytics specialist
  • Research analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Supply chain manager
  • Market research analyst

To earn the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, you must complete 12 credit hours of core business analytics courses.

NOTE: If you choose to pursue the IU Online M.B.A. or the M.S. in Business Analytics, these certificate courses may apply to your degree requirements. Completion of the certificate program does not guarantee admission to a graduate program.

Core Classes for the Business Analytics Graduate Certificate
Course Number Course Name Credits

BUEX-C 531

Predictive Analytics/Data Mining

3 Credits

BUEX-C 533

Data Warehousing & Visualization

3 Credits

BUEX-C 534

Simulation and Optimization for Business Analytics

3 Credits

BUEX-C 535

Developing Value through Business Analytics Applications

3 Credits

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