The 21-credit Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics is designed to provide advanced coursework and experiential learning opportunities to students interested in careers that involve the application of statistical modeling, data warehousing, data mining, programming, forecasting and operations research techniques to the analysis of problems of business organization and performance.

This certificate is targeted at three types of professionals:

  • Managers seeking to expand the use of data analytics within their organizations.
  • Information Systems professionals charged with marshaling available organizational data for analytical processes.
  • Business Analytics professionals performing data analysis to support decision making, strategy formation and operational improvement.

The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics may be completed in 1-2 years—depending on start term and possible prerequisites depending on experience and prior academics—and may be done in conjunction with a concurrent graduate degree or on its own as a standalone certificate.

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Summer Term
  • Fall Term
  • Winter Term

Summer Term (Ecampus only), Fall Term (Corvallis and Ecampus), Winter Term (Corvallis campus only)

Required Tests


English Language Requirements ?
  • TOEFL iBT: 91
  • TOEFL Paper: 575
  • IELTS: 7.00

Additional Requirements

Application Process

Please review the graduate school application process and Apply Online.

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline
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Rolling Admission

MAIS Participation

This program is not offered as a MAIS field of study.

AMP Participation ?

This program does not participate in the Accelerated Master's Platform (AMP)