Program Overview:

Analytics and Business Intelligence for IT Professionals

Learn technical and leadership skills required for key positions in today’s data-intensive and data-driven world. This certificate will teach IT professionals how to use new data acquisition technologies to enhance organizational effectiveness, customer service, returns on investment and a myriad of other business goals.

Additional Information

No prior coursework in IT required. Students should have knowledge of calculus, linear algebra and relational database training or experience. Students must successfully complete PREDICT 401 prior to enrolling in PREDICT 410.

Required Courses

To earn a certificate, students must complete the following four courses. In some cases, students who have completed equivalent coursework previously may be allowed to replace the required course with another course in the field.

Please note that courses completed in the certificate program cannot be transferred to the corresponding graduate degree.


  • PREDICT 401-DL Statistical Analysis
  • PREDICT 410-DL Predictive Modeling I
  • CIS 435-0 OR 435-DL Data Science/Machine Learning
  • CIS 436-DL Big Data Managem't & Analytics