Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

Inform decision-making by applying analytics to real-world business problems.

Program Overview

Advance your career as you turn data into meaningful business information.

Designed for working professionals, Bryant University’s Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics prepares you to analyze, visualize, and present data that informs decision-making.

The four-course certificate builds your skill set by using real-world data provided by Bryant’s strategic partner organizations. These skills can be applied immediately in your current or future position.

Bryant’s certificate is built on an open-source platform. You’ll gain experience in various languages, such as:

  • Python
  • SQL
  • PowerBI/Tableau 

Essential knowledge for any analytical position, areas of study include:

  • Data preparation
  • Data management
  • Data visualization
  • Data analytics methods and tools
  • Predictive modelling
  • Text mining
  • Data ethics and privacy
  • Big Data

In the capstone course, you’ll apply the knowledge and skills that you’ve acquired to real problems.

Advance Your Career

Upon completion of the program, add Bryant’s Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics to your resume to promote your knowledge and advance your career. You also have the option of applying three of the four courses toward the Business Analytics specialization in either the One-Year MBA or Two-Year MBA program.

Career Outlook

Once you earn the certificate, your skill set and experiences will give you an edge to apply for positions that are growing faster than the national average rate, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Positions include:

  • Management Analyst
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Digital Strategy Manager/Consultant
  • Business Data Analyst

Please note: GMAT scores are not required for admission to this program.

For more information, please contact our Graduate Programs Office:

Patrick Cameron
Senior Associate Director, Graduate Admission
Phone: (401) 232-6529


In Demand

22% growth in operation and market research analysts predicted per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

100% High Touch

Small class sizes, personal mentoring, and caring and supportive faculty get to know you as an individual and help tailor your experiences to your career aspirations.

A+ Curriculum

Our award-winning professors are renowned leaders in their specializations and combine the latest theory with practical approaches in their teaching.

Inspired Faculty

Suhong Li

Inspired Faculty

"The Business Analytics certificate at Bryant empowers working professionals to turn Big Data into useful insights that facilitate problem solving and decision-making. This knowledge helps professionals accelerate their careers with a foundation in data and analytics."

Suhong Li, Ph.D.

Chair and Professor, Information Systems and Analytics Department