Undergraduate degree programs

Applied business data analytics

Applied business data analytics

Available on campus or 100% online, the certificate in applied business data analytics explores the applications and techniques used to streamline business processes and decision-making with data. This program is open to undergraduate students university-wide. Expect to learn a great deal about predictive analytics, data mining, forecasting, and data optimization.

Business analytics certificate courses

Students will take six courses to complete the W. P. Carey certificate in applied business data analytics — including five required courses, and one approved statistics course.

Approved statistics courses

  • Agribusiness Statistics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Business Statistics
  • Elements of Statistics
  • Intermediate Probability
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introductory Applied Statistics
  • Political Statistics
  • Probability and Statistics for Engineering Problem Solving
  • Probability and Statistics for Researchers
  • Statistical Analysis for Justice Studies
  • Statistics for Geographers

Required courses

  • Advanced Excel in Business
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Process Management
  • Business Data Visualization
  • Computer Applications and Information Technology

Depending on your undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed to complete the requirements of this certificate.

Career opportunities

The certificate in applied business data analytics shows you how to collect, organize, and analyze large sets of data, discover patterns and other useful information, and leverage your findings to achieve or sustain a competitive advantage in any industry or field. No matter what your major is, the ability to create and sustain a competitive advantage is extremely desirable. You’ll graduate with the tools to launch a dynamic career with global potential, in a world increasingly ruled by data.

How to enroll

The certificate in applied business data analytics is open to all undergraduate students at Arizona State University. The certificate requires 18 credit hours to complete, including at least 12 credit hours of upper-division coursework. Complete an application through W. P. Carey Advising SOS to enroll in the on-campus certificate in applied business data analytics.

ASU also offers this program in an online format with multiple enrollment sessions throughout the year and accelerated 7.5 week classes — learn more about enrolling in the 100% online W. P. Carey certificate in applied business data analytics.