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Graduate Certificates | Business Analytics

Business Analytics

Entrance Exam: Not Required
Poole College of Management

To learn more about the Business Analytics Certificate, visit the Jenkins Graduate Certificate website.

The Poole College of Management offers the 14-credit online Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics. An application is required for admission consideration. Please visit the certificate admissions website for more information on requirements, eligibility, and application deadlines.


The NC State University Graduate School, which oversees the graduate certificate application process, has its own admissions criteria but the Poole College of Management has specific admissions requirements as well. Current graduate students at NC State may not dual enroll into this certificate (exception – Jenkins MBA students).

After submitting your Graduate Application (opens in new tab) for the Business Analytics certificate, you may check the status (opens in new tab) of your application at any time. International students must include complete transcripts, a degree statement and TOEFL or IELTS scores. Applicants should have a minimum 3.0 grade point average. The GMAT/GRE is not required, but we ask you to upload the scores if you have taken it.

For information regarding the cost of the program, please visit the Jenkins MBA Certificate Tuition web page for detailed tuition information.

Career Prospects

The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics helps to develop management professionals who are skilled in big data analysis and decision-making with advanced skills and techniques to address both specific and industry-wide business problems.

By adding a certificate program to your degree, you’ll show employers you have specialized knowledge that adds immediate value to their team. This certificate program is designed to enhance your skill set and differentiate yourself in your field.

Note:  This program is not intended for those looking to make a major career transition.