AACSB, International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
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.
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.
The premise of the certificate program is to provide graduates 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:
|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 $12 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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