UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Business professionals now have another opportunity to gain in-demand business analytics skills through Penn State World Campus.
The new application deadline is Nov. 1 and allows students to enroll in the spring 2022 semester, which starts on Jan. 10. Previously, students could only begin the program during Penn State’s fall semester, which starts in August.
The 9-credit graduate certificate consists of three courses from the Master of Professional Studies in Data Analytics – Business Analytics option that are taught by the same faculty who teach for the Smeal College of Business at Penn State’s University Park campus.
The certificate curriculum covers descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics practices. Students will also learn about the quantitative and managerial skills needed to analyze large data sets and make data-driven decisions.
“As the demand for business professionals with analytics skills continues to increase, we recognized the need to