Business Analytics Certificate

Contact: Sukhwa Hong , Ph.D
Email: sukhwa@hawaii.edu

The Certificate in Business Analytics allows students to develop skills relating to acquiring and processing business data and extracting insights and knowledge from business structured and unstructured data in its various forms to find solutions to management problems. This curriculum also focuses on equipping students with analytics skills to identify and collate business data, transform data into useful information, and use them to solve management problems by making data-driven business decisions.

Required Courses (12 credits):

  • QBA 260 Business Statistics (3) or MATH 115 Intro to Stats and Prob (3) or MATH 271 Applied Statistics with R (3)
  • QBA 362 Business Analytics (3)
  • QBA 465 Social Media Analytics for Bus (3)
  • One of Upper-division QBA electives (3)

Required Electives (6 credits):

Choose two of the following courses

  • QBA 200 Intro to Business Analytics (3)
  • QBA 300 Operations Management (3)
  • ECON 390 Econometrics (3)
  • ECON 430 Quantitative Forecasting (3)
  • FIN 320 Prin Bus Finance (3)
  • FIN 321 Invest & Secur Analysis (3)
  • MKT 318 Internet Marketing (3)
  • MKT 319 Market Research (3)

Notes:

  1. Students must pass each course within the certificate program with a grade of C or better.