Graduate students earning an MBA, MS, or MAcc in the Wisconsin School of Business may also earn a Certificate in Business Analytics. The certificate offers the opportunity to build on the business perspective you develop through your specialization coursework as you study business operations, communications, and decision-making.
As demand for critical data analytics skills grows, you can develop these skills in your business specialization with this flexible certificate.
View certificate course requirements.
Select courses aligned with your specialization or interest.
No. At this time, only MBA, MS and MAcc students in the Wisconsin School of Business are eligible for the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics.
Review your class choices with your program/specialization advisor to confirm alignment with the certificate. Then, complete the Certificate Declaration Form.
No. If you want to exceed 15 credits in any one semester, you must apply for approval using the UW protocol, including submitting an overload request form.
No. The certificate does not provide priority access to any classes. Furthermore, all stated prerequisites and course requirements apply to all students regardless of the certificate.
Earlier is better, but you must apply at least 1 semester (2 if you graduate during the summer) prior to your graduation semester.
If you graduate in the spring or summer semester, you must apply by December 15 of the previous year.
If you graduate in the fall semester, you must apply by April 15 of your graduating year.
If you decide not to pursue the certificate, please complete the Withdrawal Form.
Please refer to My Course Guide in MyUW for official course offering information. Typical semester offerings are subject to change.
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