2017-2018 Southeastern University - Extended Education Catalog 
    Dec 09, 2019  
2017-2018 Southeastern University - Extended Education Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Undergraduate Certificate in Business Analysis

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Program Description

The Business Analysis Certificate is a nine credit sequence of courses essential for gaining the knowledge and skills to launch or advance a career as a business analyst. Business analysts play a critical role in increasing organizational effectiveness by identifying, analyzing and designing processes to improve the flow of information and processes. American employers will need 876,000 business analysis related professionals by 2020 (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections Program). The average 2012 earnings of business analyst professionals in the US was $91,512, more than double the industry average (Source: IIBA Salary Survey Report, 2013).  

The courses within this certificate are already created as they also serve as core upper division courses in the BBA Business Analysis major. The certificate is ideal for someone who already has a degree, sufficient business experience, or pre-requisite to contextualize the required courses.  The curriculum is covers all the required content areas and required hours of study for students to sit for the following industry certifications: 

  • 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 Program Hours - 9 Credit Hours

NOTE: It is the responsibility of the student to read, review, and fulfull the requirements and total hours of this degree audit for their applicable degree.

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