Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Program Details

The 100% online Business Analytics graduate certificate from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota combines topics from computer and data science, business, project management, and communication to prepare students for in-demand careers. It is delivered in a flexible format and can be completed in as few as five months. Students learn to be effective analysts who operate ethically, communicate clearly, and lead project teams to success.

The interdisciplinary curriculum combines the latest industry tools and approaches with project-based data science coursework. Students study topics like data visualization, business modeling, geographic information systems, and more. You will learn from a faculty of experts who have valuable field experience. The credits you earn in this program can be applied toward a master’s degree from Saint Mary’s. This affordable certificate is also eligible for financial aid.

When you earn a Business Analytics certificate, you have the knowledge and skills to solve business problems and provide optimal solutions using data-driven methods. Possible career paths include data scientist and business intelligence architect.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent