Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program offers a stand-alone graduate certificate in business analytics. The graduate certificate is available to current GWSB 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.

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

Visit the program website for additional program information.

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
3 credits of the following:
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)

Students who successfully complete MBAD 6224 or DNSC 6202 with a minimum grade of B+ may substitute this coursework for DNSC 6203 and DNSC 6206.