Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management
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Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Graduate Certificate
With the rising importance of big data comes a growing need for well-trained professionals in the field of business intelligence and analytics management. Our Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management allows you to increase your proficiency in the methods and technologies you need to help companies gather, store, report and analyze important data that ultimately drives strategic business decisions.
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Graduate Certificate Availability
Learn on campus, online or a mix of both
At Keller, we've integrated on campus and online learning so you can attend any of our 75+ campus locations, take your graduate classes online or do a combination of both.
Study at Keller on campus, online or a mix of both
We give you the flexibility to attend classes at any of our 75+ campus locations, take all of your graduate courses online or even do a combination of both.
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Explore online learning
At Keller, we offer online graduate classes taught with the same focus on personal attention and academic rigor as classes taught on campus. And because courses are offered online, you can schedule working on your education around working on your career not the other way around.
On campus and online
For those students who need the flexibility of studying online to balance work, school and life, but also want a classroom experience, we offer a mix of both on campus and online learning. Take some courses online and some at a location convenient for you, whichever best fits your schedule.
Tuition, fees and expenses†
Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Graduate Certificate1
- Total Required Credit Hours: 24
- Number of Standard Three-Semester-Credit Hour Courses: 8
- Tuition per Standard Three-Semester-Credit Hour Course: $2,298
- Textbook and Materials Expense2: 1,400
Note: Tuition for Canadian residents enrolled in U.S.-based programs delivered online is charged in Canadian dollars at rates shown.
† Effective beginning July 2014.
1 Availability varies by location.
2 At average estimated per-course expense for textbooks and materials of $175; average estimated per-course expense does not apply to exam-prep courses, the per-credit-hour cost for which includes textbook and materials expense.
Experience the real value of a graduate education
Not only will you be learning skills that could help you rise to the top of your field, you'll also be gaining a valuable credential that may affect your entire career. A graduate education could change your earning potential, ability to be promoted and more.
There are many scholarships and other financial aid options available for qualifying students that may help make your graduate education more affordable. Click one of the links below for more info.
Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Graduate Certificate Requirements
Total program length varies based on the number of courses taken per 8-week session. That means that if you take 1 class per session, you could complete your degree program in as few as 16 months.
Total credit hours: 24
Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Graduate Certificate Coursework
Our graduate certificate coursework is designed so that you can earn the credentials and core competencies you need to move forward in your career. You can earn a standalone graduate certificate or you can transfer the qualifying credit hours toward earning a master's degree.
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Graduate certificate requires successful completion of eight courses including all of the following:
- Applications of Business Analytics I (BIAM500) – 3 credit hours
- This course focuses on the role of business intelligence in facilitating the implementation of business process changes. Constructing data-based models, as well as examining their impact on major business functions, are emphasized. Students use software tools to assess strengths and weaknesses of various models. The course also addresses handling large data sets, and analyzing text and network data. No prerequisite
- Applications of Business Analytics II (BIAM510) – 3 credit hours
- Building on concepts presented in BIAM500, this course examines how to appropriately use business analytics tools. Topics covered include data warehousing, accessing data sources, customer profiling, customer churn and social network analysis. Understanding how business analytics fits into business processes is emphasized. Prerequisite: BIAM500 and MATH533
- Developing and Managing Databases for Business Intelligence (BIAM530) – 3 credit hours
- This course addresses designing relational databases and building large database applications, including tables, queries, forms, reports and macros. Also addressed are implementing basic database security, backup and recovery procedures, the role of normalization and meeting business requirements. Data warehousing, implementation of data mining tools, data modeling and decision trees are also examined. Case studies are used throughout the course. No prerequisite
- Internet Analytics Strategies (BIAM540) – 3 credit hours
- Based on analysis of an organization’s mission and goals for its web presence, students in this course explore strategies for implementing various Internet analytics tools to evaluate the effectiveness of the organization’s web presence, including its web and social media sites. Key performance indicators are examined. Students gain familiarity with several Internet analytics tools and data sources such as web logs, big data and social media. Prerequisite: BIAM510
- Predictive Analytics (BIAM560) – 3 credit hours
- Students in this course examine exploratory data, cluster and association analyses with current and historical facts to make predictions. Also covered are logistic regression, text analytics and decision trees. Managerial issues of how to select models for specific business problems are examined. Prerequisite: BIAM510
- Applied Managerial Statistics (MATH533) - 3 credit hours
- Applied Managerial Statistics stresses practical use of statistics in collecting, organizing, analyzing, interpreting and presenting data. Both descriptive and inferential techniques are covered. No prerequisite
- Managerial Applications of Information Technology (MIS535) - 3 credit hours
- This course introduces structures, applications and management of corporate information systems. Coursework investigates how technology is changing the way we conduct communication, make decisions, manage people and improve business processes, as well as how it adds value to business. Students access the Internet to gather and use information, and analyze business decisions using decision support tools. No prerequisite
And one of the following:
- Modeling for Decision Making (BIAM 570) – 3 credit hours
- This course introduces basic concepts of mathematical approaches to organizational decision-making and model development for formal decisions. Topics include model building, linear and nonlinear optimization, simulation, time series analysis, network models and decision analysis. Prerequisite: BIAM510
- Project Management Systems (PROJ586) - 3 credit hours
- With an emphasis on planning, this course introduces project management fundamentals and principles from the standpoint of the manager who must organize, plan, implement and control nonroutine activities to achieve schedule, budget and performance objectives. Topics include project life cycles, organization and charters; work breakdown structures; responsibility matrixes; as well as planning, budgeting and scheduling systems. Planning and control methods such as PERT/CPM, Gantt charts, earned value systems, project management software applications and project audits are introduced. No prerequisite
GET QUICK ANSWERS TO TOP QUESTIONS
What's the average total number of credit hours required for a program?
The total number of credit hours that you'll be required to take varies by program, and our courses average three-semester-credit hours. Our MBA program requires 16 courses, our Specialized Master's Degree Programs require 13 - 15 courses and our Graduate Certificates require 7 - 9 courses.
Do certain programs require more credit hours than others?
Yes, credit hour requirements do vary among degree programs because the course requirements vary among degree programs. Visit the graduate degree program page and click on the degree program that you're interested in to see specific coursework requirements.
How many programs does Keller offer?
Keller offers a wide range of graduate degree programs — an MBA with 18 concentrations, 8 Specialized Master's Degree Programs and 14 Graduate Certificates — in important business fields from accounting and finances to information systems and human resources.