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.
Business analytics skills are highly sought after by employers across an array of industries, and many of these employers rely on the SAS Viya platform. According to Forbes magazine, the lack of data analytics skills is one of the most critical skills gaps among employees nationwide. Luckily, Appalachian State University’s Professional Certificate in Business Analytics is designed to meet this need. Gain the skills you need to effectively evaluate your organization’s data — in a self-paced online program that you can finish as quickly as six months.
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
New cohorts begin monthly. Earn your certificate in as little as 6 months or as long as 12 months. Accelerate your studies or spread out the time commitment — you choose! New course elements will become available as you complete prior ones, so you can move through them at your own pace.
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 detective 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.
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