Business Analytics Certificates

Certificate in Data Management for Business Analytics

The Drexel LeBow Certificate in Data Management for Business Analytics enables students to master contemporary techniques for extracting, transforming and storing data. Professionals who can provide a solid foundation in data management are essential for organizations that aim to create value by application of analytic methods.

Classes are delivered either in-person or online in an asynchronous format. The certificate includes one required three-credit course. Students choose three other elective courses to complete the certificate.

This certificate is stackable, meaning students who complete up to three certificates in business analytics can apply those credits toward completion of a full MS in Business Analytics degree. Completing three certificates would require nine additional credits for the full MS in Business Analytics degree.

Required Course

Course Title Credits
MIS 632 Database Analysis and Design for Business 3

Electives - select three courses

Course Title Credits
CT 620 Security, Policy and Governance 3
INFO 590 Foundations of Data and Information 3
MIS 624 Systems Analysis & Design 3
MIS 635 Introduction to Hadoop and MapReduce 3

This certificate program is available to applicants possessing an earned bachelor’s degree from a fully accredited university or college. The program is designed to permit qualified candidates the opportunity to update their skills in a professional field of specialization in which they have had previous academic experience, or to acquire competence in an area of business analytics.

Data Management Certificate Admissions Requirements

  • A completed application
  • A four-year bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institution
  • Official final transcripts from ALL Colleges/Universities attended
  • One (1) letter of recommendation
  • Essay/Statement of Purpose
  • Current résumé
  • Additional requirements may apply for international students

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