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Graduate CertificatesCertificate in Advanced Business Analytics

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The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Business Analytics provides individuals with an advanced understanding of the application of statistical methods, techniques, and tools to large data sets proliferating across organizations, in an effort to address persistent and evolving business problems. Students gain hands on experience in applying statistical methods and techniques through use of decision support systems (DSS), expert systems (ES), business intelligence (BI) reporting tools, in additional to business analytics (BA) data mining tools and data visualization tools.

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Business Analytics program, participants will possess the skills to secure positions as business analysts and business analytics managers within organizations across a wide range of industries including banking and financial services, insurance, hospitals and healthcare organizations, in addition to traditional information systems and technology consulting enterprises.

Applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher from an accredited institution.

Applicants who hold an undergraduate degree from an institution where the language of instruction is not English must demonstrate English proficiency by taking either:

  • TOEFL (minimum scores are: 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, and 80 internet-based)
  • IELTS (minimum score is 6.5)
  • Pearson Test of English – Academic (minimum score is 53)
  • Cambridge English – Advanced
  • Duolingo (test score of 105 or above may substitute for TOEFL or IELTS)

Applicants can take the Duolingo English Test online at any time without traveling to a test center. 

TOEFL and IELTS test scores are considered official when sent by the testing center directly to our school. When requesting the official scores, please refer to the Florida International University Institution code 5206.

Students must have completed the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, or must have completed the equivalent level of course work.

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This program is not currently accepting applications. Visit us again soon for updates.

Students will gain hands on experience in applying statistical methods and techniques through use of decision support systems (DSS), expert systems (ES), business intelligence (BI) reporting tools, in additional to business analytics (BA) data mining tools and data visualization tools.

The certificate program may be completed over six months and requires completion of 15 credits (five courses).

ISM 6136 Managing Unstructured Data

ISM 6217 Data Management

ISM 6316 Project Management of Info Sciences

QMB 6603 Quantitative Methods for Business

ISM 6251 Emerging Technologies

Courses are offered in various formats- either fully online, hybrid, or face-to-face on weekends or evenings.

Many of our students decide to pursue the Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) degree program.  Appropriate courses from the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Business Analytics program may be transferred into the MSIS degree program.

Please click here for more information on the Master of Science in Information Systems Program.

The total cost of the certificate program is $15,000 with a cost of $3,000 per course. 

Several private loan options exist for students wishing to pursue the graduate certificate program.  For additional information please contact the Chapman Graduate School, Financial Aid Office at cobfa@fiu.edu or 305.348.8045.

The graduate certificate program is not currently eligible for the State of Florida tuition waiver.

For additional information please contact the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics at isbagrad@fiu.edu or 305.348.2830.

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