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Business Analytics Graduate Certificate

Business Analytics Graduate Certificate

Course Delivery

100% online

Total Credits


Approximate Program Cost



AACSB, International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Program Overview


The Business Analytics graduate certificate provides individuals, especially those without analytics job titles or responsibilities but with the burning desire for the field, the opportunity to familiarize themselves with this ever-growing and versatile discipline. The certificate program would also enable these individuals to augment their knowledge base beyond their chosen professions and improve their value to their employers and businesses, or marketability if they choose to change jobs.


  • Certificates must be completed within six years after the first graduate enrollment.

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale for unconditional admission
  • Official transcript(s)
  • GMAT or GRE scores1
  • Résumé
  • Goal statement
  • Two to three letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning one of the following:
    • Minimum 550 TOEFL PBT score (paper-based version)
    • Minimum 79 TOEFL IBT score (Internet-based version)
    • Minimum 77 MELAB score
    • Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
    • Minimum 58 PTE score
    • Minimum 110 Duolingo English Test score

1The GRE/GMAT may be waived for recent (within five years) KSU baccalaureate graduates with a minimum 3.500 overall GPA, and applicants with 3 or more years of relevant work experience.  Applicants may transfer credits towards the MSBA or a cognate degree program if admitted into that program.

For more information about graduate admission, please visit the graduate admission website. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.

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Important Dates


Classes Begin

Fall 2022 Semester


Classes Begin

Spring 2023 Semester


Classes Begin

Summer 2023 Semester


The premise of the certificate program is to provide graduates with a firm grasp of important analytical techniques and the knowledge of how to best implement, interpret, and communicate them in a variety of business contexts. This goal is pursued using a "Three-Foci Model" design that integrates data analysis, information and data management, and decision-making and leadership. This model can be summarized as encompassing analytics technologies, techniques, and decision-making processes.

The 4 courses required for the certificate can be found at the link below:

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Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents Out of State/International*
Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Program Cost Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Program Cost
$536 $1,608 Approximate Cost: $6,400 $546 $1,638 Approximate Cost: $6,500

This program also requires a $600/semester program fee (part-time student fee $270 – less than 9 credit hours and summer term).

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $15 per credit hour.

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.

The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.

*Out-of-state/International tuition includes a surcharge of $10 per credit hour for all students enrolled in an online program.

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