Credits required
21 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 21 quarter credits are equal to 14 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$777 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Choice This program is available either online or as a blend of online course work and in-person classes in Portland, Oregon.
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3 per year

Curriculum: Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics – Online

The online Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics consists of 21 graduate course credits. The curriculum will instruct you how to manage, mine, explore and analyze large data sets.

The program requires the completion of each of the following seven courses:

Required courses (21 credits)

  • BA 555 – Practical Business Analysis (3)
  • BA 572 – Advanced Information Systems (3)
  • BA 573 – Data Analytics for Competitive Advantage (3)
  • BA 574 – Data Management (3)
  • BA 575 – Data Exploration and Visualization (3)
  • BA 576 – Data and Text Mining (3)
  • BA 577 – Integrated Business Analytics Project (3)

Students who start in fall term can complete the graduate certificate in one year. Below is a sample course schedule:

BA 573 BA 574 BA 576 BA 572
  BA 575 BA 577  
  BA 555    

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