SAS Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics Online

Gain effective, strategic decision-making acumen and data analysis knowledge to positively influence business performance.

Apply by: 1/3/22
Start class: 1/14/22
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Program Overview

Get to know our online Graduate Business Analytics Certificate

$5,328 Total Tuition
As few as 6 months Duration
12 Credit Hours

Be empowered to take on the challenges of emerging data-driven business environments with the applied knowledge and best practices you will gain in the SAS Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics online program at Radford University. This AACSB-accredited program prepares you to be an exceptionally qualified professional who can extract actionable information that helps optimize decisions and strategically position businesses for competitive advantage.

This in-demand graduate business analytics certificate is jointly offered with SAS, a worldwide leader in data analytics software and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Differentiate yourself with essential knowledge of cutting-edge tools – including SAS applications – and techniques needed to analyze relevant data for better-informed business decisions. Create accurate predictions from the stores of big data, learn about financial markets and portfolio management, apply qualitative methods for decision support and assess forecasting models.

Featuring a flexible format, the SAS graduate business analytics certificate online program can be completed in as few as six months to keep you highly competitive and to pave the way for new business-focused career opportunities.

In this online SAS Business Analytics Graduate Certificate, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of the use of data analysis to assist management in optimizing decisions and actions
  • Learn how to apply predictive analytics and data mining techniques to solve strategic business problems
  • Understand big data, the use of econometrics to streamline time series
  • Develop financial models
  • Analyze and create investment portfolios for investors and clients
  • Use mathematical modeling and simulation in prescriptive analytics to enhance your ability to obtain actionable decisions in business situations
  • Gain an understanding of the use of data analysis to assist management in optimizing decisions and actions
  • Learn how to apply predictive analytics and data mining techniques to solve strategic business problems
  • Understand big data, the use of econometrics to streamline time series
  • Develop financial models
  • Analyze and create investment portfolios for investors and clients
  • Use mathematical modeling and simulation in prescriptive analytics to enhance your ability to obtain actionable decisions in business situations

Prepare for new career opportunities such as:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Supply Chain Analyst

Also available:

Radford University also offers an MBA with a Concentration in Business Analytics. Students who complete the certificate have the option to apply for the MBA Business Analytics online program with a GMAT waiver. Check out all of our online MBA programs.

$5,328 Total Tuition
As few as 6 months Duration
12 Credit Hours

Accreditation

The Davis College of Business and Economics at Radford University has been accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) since 1992. Less than five percent of business schools worldwide hold this distinction—assurance that a business degree from the Davis College is of exceptional quality and highly respected by the business community.

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Tuition

Take advantage of our convenient pay-by-the-course option

Our online program offers the same affordable rate to all in-state and out-of-state students.

Tuition breakdown:

$5,328 Total Tuition
$444 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$5,328 Total Tuition
$444 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

Know the upcoming dates and deadlines

The online programs at Radford University are delivered in a convenient format ideal for working professionals, with multiple start dates each year.

Now enrolling:

1/3/22 Apply Date
1/14/22 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring A1/14/221/3/221/6/221/10/221/12/223/4/227 weeks
Spring B3/11/222/28/223/3/223/7/223/9/224/29/227 weeks
Summer A5/6/224/25/224/28/225/2/225/4/226/24/227 weeks
Summer B6/27/226/13/226/16/226/20/226/22/228/12/227 weeks

Now enrolling:

1/3/22 Apply Date
1/14/22 Class Starts

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Admissions

Ready to apply? See the qualifications for our online SAS Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics.

Our streamlined graduate certificate admission process makes it simple for you to get started right away. Please read the admission requirements to ensure you qualify.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • 2.75 undergraduate GPA
  • Transcripts from all institutions previously attended

SAS Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics online admission requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75
  • Transcripts from all institutions previously attended
  • Current graduate students must be in good standing
  • Must have (1) English language proficiency and (2) demonstrated foundational knowledge in statistics (which can be met through equivalent coursework from an accredited university, successful completion of an online preparation course through the Radford University College of Business and Economics, or sufficient demonstration of knowledge through work experience)

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Courses

Discover what you will learn in our online SAS Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

In order to earn the SAS Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics online, you must complete four courses (12 credit hours), comprised of nine credit hours of core courses and three credit hours of electives.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is an introduction to the field of Business Analytics and its extensive use of exploratory and predictive models in providing fact-based recommendations to assist management in optimizing decisions and actions.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides an in-depth understanding and application in Predictive Analytics and Data Mining techniques in order to solve strategic business problems.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course covers the importance of statistical techniques, advanced econometrics, portfolio theory, and risk/reward interplay to a) understand big data, b) use econometrics to streamline time series, c) develop financial models, and d) analyze and create investment portfolios for individual investors and institutional clients.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course aims to enhance students’ ability to obtain actionable decisions in business employing mathematical modeling and simulation in Prescriptive Analytics.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course covers basic and advanced topics in forecasting business and economic data. Emphasis is placed on practical application using statistical software.
Radford University is ranked among “The Best Colleges in America” for value in 2020 by Money media (Money.com).

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