Certificate Information

Program Admission Deadlines: Open, rolling admissions; applications accepted continuously.

Minimum Total Hours: 15

Certificate Code: XBA

Contact Information

College: Business

Contact: Aaron Reecher

Email: areecher@sar.usf.edu

Phone: 941 359-4333

Dean: Robert Anderson, Ph.D.

(941) 359- 4274


Program Information

A graduate professional certificate in Business Analytics is designed to equip the student with a set of skills necessary for business data analysis using modern analytics tools and techniques. Judicious use of sound analytics techniques can give organizations a competitive edge, much needed in today’s competitive business envrironments. Both statistical tools and operations research tools are covered in this professional certificate.

Program Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the University’s requirements as well as the requirements listed below.

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or its equivalent as determined by a USFSM approved foreign credential evaluation service.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation.
  • No standardized test required and no GPA required.
  • Official transcripts and resume required.

Required Courses (12 credit hours):

Course Number Title Credit Hours Prerequisites Notes
QMB 6357 Statistics for Business Professionals 3 None  
ISM 6405 Informatics and Business Intelligence 3 None  
QMB 6303 Applied Business Analytics 3 None  
QMB 6400  Business Decision Modeling 3 QMB 6357  

Required Elective Courses (3 credit hours):

Choose any graduate level QMB 6xxx 3 credit hours

Total 15 credit hours

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