Business Intelligence & Analytics Graduate Certificates

This certificate program is designed to advance your skills in the areas of cyber-physical systems, artificial intelligence, and big data analytics.  Businesses across all industry sectors are seeking technology savvy professionals who are able to work as specialists in the areas of system/process modeling and big data analytics as both technical and managerial leaders. The objective of the Cyber Analytics certificate program in the Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University is to provide the student with skills in utilizing big data, modeling, analytics, and statistical learning methods to analyze complex systems and processes, uncover dependencies, weaknesses, risks, and identify corrective actions, both within the cyber domain and outside of it.

The Cyber Analytics certificate program requires completion of 12 credits with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in courses taken at SJU. Students entering the certificate program may fulfill prerequisites such as a working knowledge of R programming language, and advanced statistics through coursework as well as through significant industry related experience.  Students are expected to have achieved a grade of A- or higher in prior advanced statistics courses or provide reasonable evidence of such professional skills.  Specific prerequisites are required for core courses listed below and are met through the scheduled course sequence.

DSS 740Analytics w/ Machine Learning3
DSS 750Fundamentals of Cyber Security3
DSS 760CPS Framework3
DSS 790Adv Topics: Cyber Analytics3

Data analytics is among today’s fastest-growing and highest-paid professions as organizations increasingly rely on data to drive strategic business decisions.  The Data Analytics Certificate program is designed to prepare students to apply data analytics techniques to large data sets to support data-driven decisions across application domains. The courses are designed for learners with a quantitative background who want to advance their skills.  You’ll learn statistical and scientific methods for data analysis through hands-on exercises and video instruction from Saint Joseph’s University faculty experts, preparing you to make sound, evidence-based decisions that drive business performance in any function.

The Data Analytics certificate program requires completion of 12 credits with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in courses taken at SJU. Students entering the certificate program must have strong background in business statistic and quantitative methods.  Specific prerequisites are required for core courses listed below and are met through the scheduled course sequence

DSS 660Introduction to Data Mining3
DSS 665R Statistical Language3
DSS 680Predictive Analytics3
DSS 740Analytics w/ Machine Learning3