2024-2025 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog

Official Certificate Program in Business Analytics

Central Connecticut State University is offering a timely program designed for today's business professionals. This graduate-level certificate is intended for individuals currently in the workforce or students looking to develop their understanding of how business analytics improves the decision-making process. This certificate program is designed to help individual skills on data analyzing, identify insights, and improve the ability of making data driven predictions for future which would be an essential skill set for any level managers.                                                                                                     


Admission Requirements

Applicants must hold a bachelors degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (or the international equivalent) with an overall undergraduate GPA of at least 2.70 or higher. No GMAT is required. Applicants with a GPA < 2.70 will be considered for conditional admission. 

Application to the Official Certificate Program in Business Analytics includes online submission of the application, official transcripts, and an application fee; see http://www.ccsu.edu/grad/admission/. In addition, applicants must submit a current resume. Instructions for uploading the resume will be found within the online graduate application.


International Students


In addition to the above, international applicants must meet University standards for international admission including submission of:

·         Unless waived by the University, TOEFL or IELTS scores;

·         Course-by-course evaluation of foreign credentials from a NACES member evaluation service; and,

·         Original translations of foreign academic record.


Official Certificate Program in Business Analytics

Core Required Courses

BUS 538Business Quantitative Analytics


BUS 540Business Intelligence and Analytics



BUS 542Web Analytics


BUS 544Business Process Modeling


BUS 546Applications of Business Analytics


BUS 548Business Decision Models


Pick two courses (6 credits) from the electives.

Total Credit Hours: 12