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In a world that generates and collects massive quantities of data each day, learning to gather data and analyze for business applications is necessary. Advance in the growing field of business analytics with a Graduate Certificate in Analytics from LSU Online and the Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems in the E. J. Ourso College of Business. This online certificate program is ideal for retraining professionals, scientists, and researchers in the use of big data, and can be completed in less than a year.
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Developed from the Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems, the analytics graduate certificate is lead by LSU’s field-experienced faculty that understand the emerging trends and changes in analytics.
As the flagship institution of Louisiana, LSU is one of only 30 universities nationwide holding land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant status. Our spirit of unbreakable passion, ambition, and community leads the change the world needs.
Students are able to complete the program 100% online, allowing them to balance work, family, and other life responsibilities. The program can be finished in less than a year.
Earn a Certificate From a Top-tier University LSU Online proudly continues to set standards for online learning. For years we’ve been helping students find their passion and equipping them to take action. The university is regionally accredited and ranked among the top.
When you join LSU Online, you join a family that makes sure that your needs are met. You will have a dedicated Learner Concierge assigned to you from your application process all the way through to your graduation to support you in any way as a student. We help you along the way so that you can focus on performance in your classes.
Total credit hours per program: 12 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $862
Total cost with fees: $10,344
Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Concierge for the final program cost.
The passion and excellence that LSU stands for have earned the school a coveted "Tier One" spot in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Colleges.” As the state’s flagship university, LSU has been preparing students for rewarding careers for nearly 150 years. Today, LSU is equally proud of its strides to make education more accessible through innovative online degree programs that are every bit as rigorous as its on-campus programs
Through the dedication of an exceptional faculty and staff, LSU is one of only 30 universities in the United States designated as a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant institution. In addition, LSU is the only public top-tier university—and the only university in Louisiana—to receive the honor of being placed in the "very high research activity" category by the Carnegie Foundation.
The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation. The disclosure for the Graduate Certificate in Analytics can be found here.
The laptop requirements below are set forth so that students may not have any issue loading data or software to their machine.
By becoming familiar with the types of technologies taught in this program, students are given a head start in their field post-graduation. Apple Systems are not recommended as all software utilized in this course requires the Windows operating system. However, if you do decide to utilize an Apple computer you must have Windows (10 or higher) running prior to starting courses. This can be done through a partitioned hard drive or other means of split operating systems.
LSU Online & Continuing Education uses data from Burning Glass Technologies to pull real-time labor market information. The company's artificial intelligence technology analyzes hundreds of millions of job postings and real-life career transitions to provide insight into labor market patterns. This real-time strategic intelligence offers crucial insights, such as which jobs are most in-demand, the specific skills employers need, and the career directions that offer the highest potential for workers. Please note that your career opportunities are not limited to these options.