DSBA Graduate Certificate Requirements
The Graduate Certificate program comprises 15 graduate credit hours (5 courses) that build foundational and core competencies in Data Science and Business Analytics. Students enrolled in the Certificate follow the same curriculum as the master’s program and can apply at any time to transition into the degree program. Up to 15 credit hours of coursework can be applied to the DSBA master’s degree. The GRE/GMAT is not required to apply for the Graduate Certificate.
Plan of Study: 15 credit hours/5 courses
- 6 credit hours of required core courses
- DSBA 6201 - Business Intelligence and Analytics
- DSBA 6160 - Database Systems for Data Scientists
- 9 credit hours of elective courses (Select 3 courses)
DSBA 5122 - Visual Analytics and Storytelling
DSBA 6276 - Strategic Business Analytics
DSBA 6122 - Decision Modeling and Analysis
DSBA 6156 - Applied Machine Learning
DSBA 6188 - Text Mining and Information Retrieval
DSBA 6211 - Advanced Business Analytics
DSBA 6284 - Digital Marketing Analytics
DSBA 6520 - Network Science
At a minimum, the Graduate Certificate must be completed over two semesters. DSBA Graduate Certificate students who apply to the master’s program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher can request a GRE/GMAT waiver.
Up to six hours of approved coursework may be transferred to satisfy the Master’s degree requirements. Only courses in which the student earned a grade of a B or higher will be accepted.
Graduate credits applied to a previous degree cannot be transferred.