Business Analytics at Downtown Los Angeles Campus

business analytics
Program Description:
Modern business is increasingly data-driven. Offered at our Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA) Campus, Cal State LA’s Certificate in Business Analytics provides students with the opportunity to obtain the skills required to make sense of any data, big or small. The program’s curriculum provides an extensive foundation in the various methodologies and technologies of analytics in addition to teaching the skills required to apply them to real world settings.

Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared to perform applied statistical analysis, manage business data, perform predictive analysis, identify correlations that reveal trends, and integrate big data technology such as Hadoop and design technical architecture.

Students may apply for up to nine units of completed coursework toward Cal State LA’s MBA Business Analytics Concentration or MS in Information Systems degree programs.

Program Information Sheet (Coming Soon)

Employment Outlook:
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 27% increase in job opportunities in this field within the next eight years. As technology advances and companies seek efficiency and cost savings, demand for individuals who have the skills to perform operations research analysis should continue to grow.

Who Should Enroll?
This program is designed for those who have a solid quantitative background (i.e. science, technology, engineering, mathematics or business) and entry to mid-level business professionals whose job duty requires performing data analysis.

Tuition & Fees:
Total program cost: $6,300
Tuition and fees must be paid prior to the start of classes each term.

Financial Aid: Click here for financial aid information 

Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Prospective students must also have a background in intermediate statistical analysis that covers regression analysis and basic time series analysis and forecasting, as well as a background in intermediate-level management information systems.

Gainful Employment Disclosure:
View the Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program here.

To Apply:

Download and review Step-by-Step Application Instructions


Fall 2016 Application Deadline: June 20, 2016

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Cal State LA – Business Analytics Certificate
5151 State University Drive, Golden Eagle Room 215
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8619