Online Professional
Business Analytics Certificate

A non-credit program that will provide you with the knowledge to analyze and interpret data findings effectively with SAS Software and other analytics tools.

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Stay Ahead in a Data-Driven World

Did you know, business analytics skills are highly sought-after in decision-making positions across an array of industries? According to Forbes magazine, the lack of data analytics skills is one of the most critical skill gaps in employees across the nation. Specifically, evaluating data with the SAS software is becoming vital for a lot of companies. Luckily, the Professional Certificate in Business Analytics from Appalachian State University can help you meet the data needs of your organization.

How is Appalachian State’s Program Different?

How is App State’s Program Different?

Is The Program Right For You?

Our certificate has been designed for tech-savvy managers who have baseline experience with data analytics. These individuals hold, or are working toward, positions in which they need to better utilize the data they have to make strong business decisions. If you are ready to become the analytics decider for your organization, we’re here to help.

This program will cover many of the topics on the Certified Analytics Professional (CAP®) certification exam from INFORMS (The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) to up-level your SAS Viya skills.

Our non-credit, online certificate provides you with the skills you need to gain a competitive edge in your industry.

Our Mission

The mission of the Center for Analytics Research & Education (CARE) is to engage and utilize the knowledge of our students, faculty, and staff to help promote pro-social behavioral change within organizations and society. To promote and enhance the reputation of the university and the center, CARE will live by the motto “Analytics for Good” by avoiding projects that would have a negative impact on society and seeking out those that have a positive impact.

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