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.
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.
SAS Joint Certificate
We were one of the first five universities worldwide to offer courses integrated with the newest SAS platform – SAS Viya. This experience and expertise will afford you a unique opportunity to jump ahead of the curve and excel in your analytics career.
SAS is one of the industry leaders in statistical and analytics software. Its software is used in over 80,000 job roles around the world and is utilized in 91 of the top 100 companies in the country. According to a study of 54 million jobs by Money Magazine, SAS skills provided employees the highest average pay boost with an average 6.1% increase in salary for those who took the time to develop them.
Official Education Provider for INFORMS
Our program has also been reviewed and approved by INFORMS – the premier analytics professional association that sponsors the Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) credential. Our program covers most of the content to help you prepare to test for this credential.
Convenient and Flexible Online Learning
Our five non-credit classes will run for nine weeks and can be taken on your schedule to accommodate a working professional lifestyle. New course elements will become available online at the beginning of each week, and you can move through them at your own pace. Although you have flexibility, we invite you to “have lunch with us for a year” – log on daily during your lunch break and you should have all the time you need to complete assignments.
If you are interested in enhancing your professional credibility, employment prospects, and making better data-driven decisions, the App State Professional Certificate in Business Analytics is 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.
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.
We’d be happy to answer any questions you may have about Appalachian State’s Professional Certificate in Business Analytics program. Please reach out to our program advisor to respond promptly to your inquiry.
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