Business Analytics CertificatePage address: http://cob.mnsu.edu/businessanalytics.html
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.
17 Credit program
Students with previous credit should consult with the Finance Department Chair before starting certificate. Transfer students pursuing this certificate must complete at least 50% (one-half) of the coursework at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Math 112 - (4) College Algebra (or equivalent)
Concepts of algebra (real numbers, exponents, polynomials, rational expressions) 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 (ECON 207*)
This new course will help students in visualization, descriptive data mining, forecasting, and optimization.
two of the following three courses:
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. (ECON 207*)
MRKT 324 - (3) Marketing Research and Analysis
Preparation of research proposals, design of data collection instruments, data analysis, interpretation and reporting of data. (ECON 207*, MRKT 310*)
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For more information contact Dr. Joseph Reising, 507.389.5344.
To declare this certificate visit or contact the College of Business Student Center, MH 151.