The goal of the Business Analytics Certificate is to provide students with expertise in data analysis with the purpose of informing business decisions. The certificate program consists of 15 credits, nine of which could be shared with the MBA program and six which must be taken as additional credits beyond the credits required for the MBA degree.
- PEMBA students enrolled in the Business Analytics Certificate program may take IS737 in place of their QM717 core course requirement.
Introduction to Analytics in Python Requirement:
|IS834 Introduction to Python for Data Analytics - 3 cr.||Required: IS834 or both QM877 & QM878||Fall (Evening)|
|QM877 Intro to Python Bootcamp - 1.5 cr.||Required: IS834 or both QM877 & QM878||Spring (Saturday)|
|QM878 Deep Learning with Python Bootcamp - 1.5 cr.||Required: IS834 or both QM877 & QM878||QM877, IS833, IS834 or instructor permission||Spring (Saturday)|
Foundational Applied Analytics Requirement:
|IS737 Decision Making with Data - 3 cr.||Required||QST IS717, IS833, IS834, QM877, or knowledge of Python||Spring (Evening)|
Electives (choose 3):
|IS841 Advanced Analytics For Managers: Data Mining - 3 cr.||Elective||IS823 recommended||not offered in 2023-24|
|IS843 Big Data Analytics for Business - 3 cr.||Elective||Python basics (e.g. IS717, IS834, QM877 or equivalent); Some prior experience with analytics (e.g. IS823, IS833, IS834, IS841, MK842, MK872, MK876); or permission of the instructor.||Spring (Evening)|
|IS889 Data Management - 3 cr.||Elective||Non-MSDT students only in Fall;|
MSDT students only in Summer
|Summer 1 (Intensive)|
|IS860 Analytics Consulting: Data-Driven Business Solutions - 3 cr.||Elective||Some prior experience with analytics (e.g. IS823, IS833, IS834, IS841, MK842, MK872, MK876), or permission of the instructor. Experience with Python (e.g. IS717, IS834, QM 875 (Python Bootcamp)), or||Fall (Evening)|
|MK842 Machine Learning for Business Analytics - 3 cr.||Elective||QST MK723 or MK724||Spring (Intensive)|
Please contact your academic advisor if you have questions.
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