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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Business Analytics Certificate

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Receive a certificate in business analytics to be able to better analyze and support data-driven business decisions. This new certificate will help you launch your career as a professional and be well versed in analytical decision making. 

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Class requirements:


Math 112 - (4) College Algebra

Concepts of algebra (real mumbers, exponents, polynomials, rational expressons) equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, probability.


ECON  207 - (4) Business Statistics

Basic statistical methods including measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability distributions, sampling, problems of estimation and hypothesis testing, simple regression. (Math 112 or equivalent)


FINA  375- (3)  Introduction to Business Analytics

This new course will help students in visualization, descriptive data mining, forecasting, and optimization.


MGMT 385- (3) Introduction to Management Science

Linear and integer programming, network models, wait-line models, simulation analysis and decision theory.


Econ 463- (3) Applied Econometrics of Financial Markets                                                                                                               Times series analysis and tools to analyze the financial markets.


MRKT 324- (3) Marketing Research and Analysis

Preparation of research proposals, design of data collection instruments, data analysis, interpretation and reporting of data.



For more information or to enroll in the certification program email Judy Hammerschmidt