Why ODU for a Business Analytics graduate certificate?

Big data and the insights it contains are an essential part of making sound business decisions. Learn how to mine this vast resource with our graduate certificate in business analytics and big data.

You'll get a background in some of the basic statistical and modeling/optimization tools used in business analytics, a working knowledge of databases, and an introduction to the analysis of big data.

Take this business analytics graduate certificate as a stand-alone credential or as part of ODU's MBA program.

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Required Courses

  • 15 credit hours (six courses)

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$523 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-state Students$568 per credit hour

Rates are effective Summer 2018 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

Careers in Business Analytics

Note: earning a degree from ODU does not guarantee employment in the positions listed above. Explore more career information on our Career Coach website.

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How to Apply

An appropriate undergraduate degree is required to be admitted to this business analytics graduate certificate program.

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You may be able to take up to four courses (12 credit hours) as a non-degree graduate student, before you are accepted into a specific degree program. 

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Meet your Team

You'll have a dedicated academic advisor for this program. Contact us if you have questions about admission requirements, transferring credits, or application deadlines.