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Advanced Studies in Business Intelligence

Degree Type: Graduate Certificate
College(s): College of Business

Why Choose Advanced Studies in Business Intelligence?

Responding to industry trends, Ferris State University's College of Business Graduate Programs has created graduate-level advanced studies certificates. These four or five course sequences can be used to obtain stand-alone certificates or as emphasis areas leading to master's degrees in either Information Security & Intelligence or a Master of Business Administration.

The Advanced Studies Certificate in Business Intelligence is designed to prepare individuals with both theoretical and practical experience in designing, developing and utilizing database and informatics systems. Students will utilize tools and techniques including predictive, geographic, and link/visual analysis in a big data/data analytics environment.

Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4-point scale.

Graduation Requirements

The Advanced Studies Certificate in Business Intelligence is awarded to individuals who have completed the 12 required credits with a minimum accumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater and no course less than 2.0.

No more than 50% of the credits in this certificate may be transferred from another institution, nor, will this certificate be granted if more than 50% of the certificate credits are specifically required in the student's major.

More Information

College of Business Graduate Programs
119 South Street, BUS 212B
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2434
Phone: 231-591-2168

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Required Courses - 12 Credits

Database Mgt and Security
Business Intelligence
Geographic Information Systems
Project in Bus Intelligence