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Business Data Analytics Certificates

Graduate Certificate in Business Data Analysis

CERTIFICATE CODE - CG44

The Certificate in Business Data Analysis requires 12 credit hours, the coursework is intended to prepare students to extracts insights and knowledge from data. The courses in this certificate are focused on advanced analytical methods and visualizations to help students make the most of their data and communicate their findings. 

Course Requirements. In order to satisfy the requirements of the certificate, a student must complete the required courses below. Note, that a cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for completion of the certificate (a C or better is required in courses, with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0).

BUDA 525 Business Statistical Methods 1 3
BUDA 530 Business Statistical Methods 2 3
BUDA 535 Business Data Mining 3
BUDA 550 Business Data Visualization 3
Total Hours 12

Graduate Certificate in Business Data Science

CERTIFICATE CODE - CG45

The Certificate in Business Data Science requires 12 credit hours, the coursework unifies statistics, machine learning and information technology to make discoveries otherwise out of sight. The methods emphasized in this certificate are capable of discovering hard-to-find trends in large, population-sized data sets.

Course Requirements. In order to satisfy the requirements of the certificate, a student must complete the required courses below. Note, that a cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for completion of the certificate (a C or better is required in courses, with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0).

BUDA 515 Ethics and Data Collection 3
BUDA 525 Business Statistical Methods 1 3
BUDA 530 Business Statistical Methods 2 3
BUDA 535 Business Data Mining 3
Total Hours 12

Graduate Certificate in Business Data Technology Management

CERTIFICATE CODE - CG46

The Certificate in Data Technology Management requires 12 credit hours, the coursework focuses on building, managing and applying the technological infrastructure that supports a solid and robust data collection as the foundation underpinning newer statistical techniques for business. 

Course Requirements. In order to satisfy the requirements of the certificate, a student must complete the required courses below. Note, that a cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for completion of the certificate (a C or better is required in courses, with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0).

BUDA 510 Foundations of Business Intelligence 3
BUDA 515 Ethics and Data Collection 3
BUDA 520 Data Management 3
BUDA 525 Business Statistical Methods 1 3
Total Hours 12

Graduate Certificate in Business Operations Research

CERTIFICATE CODE - CG47

The Certificate in Business Operations Research requires 12 credit hours, the coursework focuses on the rigorous evaluation of different scenarios to hep firms find the optimal scenario to pursue. 

Course Requirements. In order to satisfy the requirements of the certificate, a student must complete the required courses below. Note, that a cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for completion of the certificate (a C or better is required in courses, with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0).

BUDA 520 Data Management 3
BUDA 525 Business Statistical Methods 1 3
BUDA 540 Decision Sciences and Analytics 3
BUDA 545 Business Simulation Modeling 3
Total Hours 12

Overview

WVU's Business Data Analytics program is a 12-month online program. Our online flexibility encourages students to simultaneously learn valuable business analysis skills, apply concepts in a real-world setting and experience improved results in an accelerated learning cycle.

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