Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

The master of science in business analytics (MSBA) degree program offers a stand-alone graduate certificate in business analytics. The graduate certificate is available to current GW School of Business and GW graduate students as well as interested professionals who are not currently enrolled at the University. The credits earned for this certificate are directly transferable towards earning the MSBA degree for up three years after completion of the certificate.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits total, including 10.5 credits in required courses and 1.5 credits in an elective course.

Required
DNSC 6203Statistics for Analytics I *
DNSC 6206Stochastic Foundation: Probability Models *
DNSC 6211Programming for Analytics
DNSC 6279Data Mining
Electives
A minimum of 3 credits from the following courses*:
DNSC 6209Forecasting for Analytics
DNSC 6214Pricing and Revenue Management
DNSC 6215Social Network Analytics
DNSC 6225Business Process Simulation
DNSC 6251Optimization Models for Decision Making
DNSC 6252Risk Analysis for Decision Making
DNSC 6403Visualization for Analytics
DNSC 6404Sports Analytics
DNSC 6290Special Topics (Big Data)
DNSC 6290Special Topics (Digital Analytics)
DNSC 6290Special Topics (Machine Learning)
DNSC 6290Special Topics (Supply Chain Analytics)
DNSC 6290Special Topics (Social Networking Analysis for Managers)

*DNSC 6203 and DNSC 6206 may be waived by examination. If a waiver is granted, the total number credits required for the degree is not reduced and the student must make up the credits from the waived course(s) by taking additional elective credits.