Business Analyst Certificate Online Program

Gain the knowledge and skills to launch or advance your career as a business analyst through Southeastern University’s business analyst certificate online program. You’ll learn from experienced professionals in a fully online learning environment that allows you to maintain your work and personal commitments.
Business analysts play a critical role in increasing organizational effectiveness by identifying, analyzing and designing processes to improve the flow of information. American employers will need 876,000 professionals with business analysis knowledge by 2020. (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections Program) The average earnings of business analyst professionals in the United States was $91,512 in 2012, which was more than double the industry average. (Source: IIBA Salary Survey Report, 2013)
Graduates of a business analysis certification program can pursue a range of jobs in the field. Generalist roles involve skills across all areas of business analysis, use a variety of techniques and are found at various levels in business. Specialist roles involve specific subject matter expertise and a more focused set of techniques with high levels of knowledge. Hybrid roles involve more limited sets of knowledge, competency in business analysis and another discipline, and the ability to perform multiple roles. (Source: IIBA Business Analysis Careers)
The business analyst certificate program is ideal for someone who already has a degree, or sufficient business experience or coursework to contextualize the required courses. The curriculum covers all the required content areas and required hours of study for students to sit for the following industry certification exams:

  • International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) Level I Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA)
  • Project Management Institute Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Total Credits: 9 hours

  • General education core: 6 months
  • Program Delivery: Online courses
  • Tuition: $375 per credit hour

Admission Requirements

  • Three years of business experience, or completion of BBUS 1003: Introduction to Business Concepts
  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts

Business Analysis Courses

  • BBUS 3003 Business Analysis Essentials
  • BBUS 4013 Business Analysis Application
  • BBUS 3143 Project Management

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