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Effective fall 2013, the program requirements for this graduate certificate have changed. Students who are enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Business Analysis prior to Fall 2013 may opt to remain with the graduate program requirements from their current catalog (prior to Fall 2013). See Graduate Certificate in Business Analysis archive page.
The fast-growing field of business analysis demands professionals who have strong business and IT skills. As increasingly sophisticated and complex technology is implemented across organizations, the need for professionals with solid business analysis skills remains strong. A key facilitator within any organization, the business analyst works as a liaison among stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate, and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies, and information systems.
The Graduate Certificate in Business Analysis program focuses on both the technical and managerial aspects of software development that are required knowledge for successful business analysts. This certificate program is designed for professionals seeking to advance their career or planning a career change as business analysts, systems analysts, project analysts, project managers, software engineers, or quality assurance analysts.
Items required to complete your application:
(International students: please see International Student Admission Procedures.)
Note: The GRE or GMAT is not required for the GPS programs.
Certificate completion criteria
To complete the Graduate Certificate in Business Analysis, the student must complete the four required SEIS graduate courses (12 graduate semester credits) with at a GPA of 2.7 or better.
NOTE: Students have the option to use the coursework from the Graduate Certificate in Business Analysis to continue in the Master of Science degree.
The following four courses are required for this certificate: