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2021-2022 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Apr 20, 2024
2021-2022 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Graduate Certifcate in Business Analytics

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This 15-credit certificate is designed to equip students with the quantitative skills to collect and evaluate data, and the qualitative skills to communicate the findings. Students will learn how to conduct data mining, database management, data programming, and other forms of advanced data analysis. Ultimately, students will be able to use data as a strategic asset to make better decisions and drive results. Upon completion, students will earn an official University credential.

Prospective students who have completed an undergraduate degree are welcome to apply for the University of Pittsburgh Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics. Any Pitt graduate student is eligible to pursue the certificate in addition to their declared degree program. 

Admissions to the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics program may be conditional pending the successful completion of pre-requisite coursework:

  • Earn minimum 3.25 (B+) in BQOM 2401 Statistical Analysis or equivalent
  • Earn minimum 3.00 (B) in BQOM 2421 Decision Technologies or equivalent


The curricular requirements of the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics will help students develop the necessary knowledge of business analysis for the specialization.

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