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Business Analytics

About the Program

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the ever-evolving business analytics world?  If so, the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics at the University of Houston-Victoria is a great alternative to consider. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the business analytics field is experiencing above average growth. The certificate program allows you to take advanced graduate-level courses and increase and refine your knowledge of today's business analytics trends.

Program Profile


Manageable Four Course Program to Earn Your Advanced Certificate


Flexible Online Course Format

Graduation Cap

All Courses Transferable to UHV’s Strategic MBA Program if You Decide to Continue Your Education

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The Program Experience

Why Pursue the UHV’s Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics?

Through the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, you will enjoy the benefits of additional credentials without having to dedicate time and money to a complete master’s degree program.

A graduate certificate will give you a competitive edge in the professional world and help you stand out among your peers. If you want to increase your hire-ability or expand your skillset in business analytics, this certificate program is an excellent fit for you.


Requirements: 12 semester hours composed of BUSI courses.

The four required courses are:

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First Step to Your Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

Courses for the graduate certificate are available during the fall, spring and summer semesters. The program consists of four courses, all of which are available online, making it a perfect fit for busy students and those with other commitments that make attending class in person difficult.

Completing the program is also your first step toward earning a Strategic MBA. If you wish to further your education, an MBA will provide advanced knowledge and expertise, which will allow you to move into more advanced positions. All of the courses you complete in the program are directly transferrable to the MBA program.

A graduate certificate in Business Analytics prepares you for a wide range of careers:

  • Management Analyst
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • And more!

Who Should Apply?

A Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics is an excellent choice for anyone who has received a bachelor’s degree and wants to master critical skills in data analysis and optimization of business processes. 

If you want to gain further expertise in your field or change your area of expertise altogether, this is a great option to consider. It is an excellent fit for anyone who wants to expand their skillset while receiving graduate-level education in a relatively short time frame.

Key Benefits at UHV

What makes UHV’s Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics unique?

At UHV, students will:

  • Study with highly specialized faculty with advanced degrees in their field.
  • Learn from practitioners and scholars, reaping the benefits of both theory and experience.
  • Experience contemporary curriculum revised and updated to represent today's organizational challenges.
  • Acquire job-related skills applicable to manager, supervisor, and team leader positions.

Our certificate program provides students with real-world educational experiences and an opportunity to learn from business analyst experts. Upon completing the certificate, you will feel confident in any corporate setting and equipped to make smarter business decisions.

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