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Business Intelligence and Analytics 

Portland State University

Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online
790 USD/credit
790 USD/credit
649 USD/credit
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The data revolution is generating enormous demand for business analytics in every industry. Portland State University’s Business Intelligence and Analytics Certificate equips you with high-impact data skills that enhance your value and qualify you for more strategic professional roles. 

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Designed for technical professionals, the Business Intelligence and Analytics program at Portland State University offers advanced data analytics training you can use immediately. You’ll learn the most current tools and techniques in business analytics for gathering, analyzing, organizing and interpreting large-scale data. In addition, you’ll acquire the expertise to apply data analytics in market research, risk management, financial analysis, trend forecasting and other areas of business intelligence.

What can you do

Demand for data analytics expertise is rapidly growing throughout the business world, as well as in the government and nonprofit sectors. The business intelligence certificate can open new opportunities in all of those fields. It can also help you become more effective in your current job, play a higher-impact role or advance into senior positions with greater decision-making authority. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Operations Research Management Science
  • Applied Regression Analysis
  • Linear Algebra
  • Decision Support Systems: Data Warehousing
  • Data Mining with Information Theory

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21 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission eligibility is based on receipt of a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country or be regionally accredited within the U.S. prior to matriculating into a graduate program.
  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    790 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 790 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    790 USD/credit
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    Based on the original amount of 790 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • In-State

    649 USD/credit
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    Based on the original amount of 649 USD per credit and a duration of  .


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