Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

As a graduate-level student, you’ll earn course credit and learn from SMU Cox faculty along-side graduate degree seeking students. You’ll be enrolled as a non-degree seeking student, with access to campus and SMU Cox facilities such as the library and study rooms. Courses will be placed on your official SMU transcript upon successful completion.

Credits may be applied toward a future MBA (within a Professional MBA, One-Year MBA, Online MBA, or MBA Direct) or Specialized Masters program.

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Benefits & Details

The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics is for those individuals managing team using analytics or for marketing/finance/operations personnel who need better data analysis tools and approaches to do their primary function.

This certificate includes the following courses:

  • ITOM 6202 Management Decision Analysis
  • ITOM 6203 Operations Management
  • ITOM 6214 Advanced Management Decision Analysis
  • ITOM 6217 Data Mining
  • ITOM 6222 Business Forecasting
  • At least one additional ITOM course (courses can be viewed in our Graduate Catalog here)

The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics earns 12 credit hours. With SMU Cox Edge, you can take courses online or in-person as class availability allows. The cost for academic year 2024-2025 is $25,788.  

If you feel you have the ability to waive one of these courses, please chat with your Admissions team member during your interview about custom plans and start term options. Reach out to us here!