Learn to analyze and visualize data to support data-driven decision-making in your organization.
Our Specialized Certificate in Business Intelligence Analysis provides you with the skills to begin a career in business intelligence, transition from your current position into a BI analyst position, or add data analysis skills to your existing skillset.
As the amount of data companies collect continues to grow at a rapid rate, the ability to effectively transform that data into actionable information has become paramount for business growth and success. The expanding field of business intelligence (BI) is now fundamental to all facets of business across all industries. Business intelligence analysts support data-driven organizational decision-making and maximize the utility of accumulated data. Businesses also use BI analysts to determine how to improve processes, discover efficiencies, support customers, and reduce costs.
In this hands-on certificate, you will gain a comprehensive, working knowledge of the complete analytics cycle, from determining requirements to extracting and disseminating information through various visualization techniques. Advanced topics such as predictive analytics, SAS programming, R programming, Python, or SQL can be taken as electives for further specialization.
For more information about this program, please contact email@example.com.
There will be a $60 fee upon acceptance into the program
You may enroll in the certificate program at any time. However, it is recommended that you enroll as soon as possible. The program curriculum may be updated at any time; if certificate requirements change, you must adhere to the curriculum at the time of your enrollment into the certificate.
From the 'Apply Now' button, login to your student account, complete the online application, and pay the application fee if applicable.
It is preferable that you create an account before proceeding if you have not already done so.
Candidates are encouraged to apply in the certificate program as early as possible to take advantage of program benefits.
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Although programs are open to all adult learners, UC San Diego Extension programs are designed to best serve college-prepared working professionals. Where program capacity is limited, applicants with this profile will receive preference for admission.
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There are no prerequisite required to enroll in the certificate program, however basic programming knowledge is recommended but not required for some of the courses.
The program costs approximately $3,650 including the certificate fee, course fees, and required textbooks. This is an estimate of the full cost of the program. This estimate may vary based on a variety of factors. All estimated costs are subject to change. Program fees are paid on a per-course basis, when you enroll in a course, and current fees and textbooks are listed on the individual course pages.
Yes! This program is designed for you to take it online in the convenience of your own home or office. Some courses may also have in-class options, but all program requirements can be completed online. For online courses, all assignments, tests, and quizzes can be completed online and submitted through Blackboard, our online learning platform.
If you have taken a course from an accredited university covering the learning objectives of a program course, you may be able to transfer your previous coursework to Extension. If you have not taken a course elsewhere, but already have the skills covered in a course, you may be able to substitute an alternate Extension course in its place. Please contact the program representative at email@example.com or (858) 534-9152 for more information.
Yes, the program is open to non-California residents, including non-US residents. The tuition is the same for all students. If you have questions about how enrolling in courses may or may not affect your visa status, please contact our International Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or (858) 534-6784.
Most students complete the program in about a year and three months by taking one course per quarter for five consecutive quarters. If you would like to complete the program more quickly, you can take more than one course per quarter. You have up to five years to complete all requirements for the certificate.
You will find a downloadable program flyer and program FAQs under "Related Documents" on the right side of the top of this page. If you need further information, please contact the program representative at (858) 534-9152 or email@example.com.
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