Business Analytics – Graduate Certificate

Business Analytics

Meet the challenges of data-driven business management with a graduate certificate in business analytics. In today’s fast-paced, digital world, there’s an abundance of information. Knowing how to gather and sort data is the key to success.


Learn how to influence decisions, make change, and innovate by harnessing the raw power of data. As a working professional, you will get the tools and strategies needed to get ahead. With this graduate certificate program, build a strong foundation in data management, business analytics, modeling, and communication through data visualization.

While all 12 business analytics credits in this program may be applied later to a master’s degree in Business Analytics at Iowa State University’s Ivy College of Business, this program is well suited to current graduate students who want to learn more about the role of analytics in today’s business landscape. Elective courses will give you the prowess to manage data in the following areas:

  • marketing
  • supply chain
  • operations
  • forensics
  • risk management

Admissions Requirements

  • Academic Records
  • GPA
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation

For program specific requirements, visit the Graduate College website.


Total: 12 Credits

Time: 8-12 months


Contact Information

Kim Putz
Assistant director graduate recruitment 

Iowa State Online

Online Certificate Details

Program Website

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Online Master’s in Business Administration