Business and Data Analytics Certificate

Make data-driven business decisions

Become an effective leader and make data-driven business decisions through Mercer’s Business Data and Analytics graduate certificate program. Participants will learn how data analytics plays an essential role in decision-making, and how to use probability concepts and distributions for inferential statistics and predictive and prescriptive analytics. Through the four-course program, individuals will also discover how to use statistical software to create professional business reports and tools to present data graphics as reports, dashboards, or data stories. An elective course provides an opportunity to focus on data-driven decision making in areas such as marketing, management, finance, or data mining.

Four Courses • 12 Credits • Atlanta • Begin Classes in January

Certificate Requirements: 12 hours

BDA 600 Survey of Business Analytics
BDA 602 Statistics for Business Analytics
BDA 611 Visual Reporting and Communication

Choose elective:
BDA 612 Management Analytics
BDA 620 Data Mining
BDA 622 Marketing Analytics
BDA 632 Financial Analytics

Did you know? This certificate can be stacked with other graduate certificates offered by the School of Business. Learn more about our M.S. in Integrative Business.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for the Business and Data Analytics graduate certificate, applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by an institutional accreditor recognized by the U.S. Department of Education with an acceptable level of scholarship. The degree may be in any discipline. Learn More

International applicants must submit transcripts and academic records showing the completion of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a foreign university. Mercer’s Office of Graduate Admissions evaluates international credentials in-house at no cost for applicants. Students must submit certified English translations of their academic records if the language of record on such documents is not English. Learn More


2022-2023 Tuition Rates

Per credit hour: $826
Per 3 hours: $2,478
Per 6 hours: $4,956
Per 9 hours: $7,434
Per 12 hours: $9,912

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