Business Analytics Certificates

School of Business

Understanding the basics of business analytics is crucial to the success of today's leaders in all sectors. Hamline’s business analytics certificates provide you the expertise you need to lead business analysts or afford you the ability to be that technical analyst for your company or organization.

Frequently asked questions

Are courses offered online or on campus? The majority of your coursework will be online, and you will visit Hamline’s Saint Paul campus for residencies mid-course or at the end of the course. Residencies are held Fridays, 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Courses with the MBA designation are offered either online or on-campus. The on-campus MBA designated course is held one evening per week, 5:45 to 9:45 p.m.
When can I start this certificate You can apply and begin the program in any term, fall, spring, or summer.
What is the typical time to complete this certificate? You can finish in as few as six (6) to nine (9) months.
How many credits is this certificate? 12 credits (3 courses)
How much does it cost? Certificate tuition is charged per credit. Please see the School of Business tuition page for details.

Business Analytics for Managers Certificate

Use data to drive your decisions. More and more, organizations are relying on big data to steer their business. But they still need leaders who can translate that data into decisions. With Hamline’s Certificate in Business Analytics for Managers, you can acquire the expertise to step into that role:

  • Learn to analyze data and apply the results in a way that garners the widest margins for your organization
    • Study best practices for directing others in analysis
  • Become the liaison between IT and upper management, and play a crucial role in your company’s future

Data Analytics Certificate

Translate data into insights and decisions. Businesses run on analytics, and they're looking for professionals who can understand, translate, and develop insights using data. The demand for analysts is greater than ever and only expected to increase, so take advantage of a growing job market and propel your career in new and exciting directions.

Hamline’s Certificate in Data Analytics is designed for a hands-on, technical audience who wants to excel in analytics and be a part of organizational change by interpreting the results for senior leaders and enabling fact-based decisions.

You can apply your certificate toward a master’s degree

Enrolling in a certificate program is a great way to experience what the master's programs at Hamline are like. With a business analytics certificate, you'll take classes in the master's program and earn credit that you can apply toward a Hamline master's degree in business administration, business analytics, management and leadership, or public administration.