For ambitious mid-career employees who may not have the time or resources to devote to the full MBA program, the tools and techniques introduced here can be applied in any industry to increase both individual and organizational value in a quick and efficient manner.

Divided into four topics, the program teaches data science, analytic methods,performance management and ethics, and has five primary objectives:
  • Technology awareness and basic understanding of the applicability to a wide range of analytics scenarios
  • Introduction to data-science methods and techniques
  • Hands-on experience with multiple technologies, including R and Tableau
  • Ability to design and develop performance-management processes
  • Context for the ethics of business analysis
Amplify your organization’s success.

Corporate Group Rate: 5 or more registrations . . . . . . . $3,000 each
Individual Rate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,000 each

Individual Registration Link Group Registration

Group registration requires a minimum of five applicants. Please provide us with the names, titles, and contact information for each of the applicants in your organization. A follow up form will be sent to each individual after the initial registration is complete.


  1. How do I apply for the Certificate Program in Business Analytics?
    Click the Individual Registration button or Corporate Group Registration buttons above. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us
    Mike Friend 563.588.7166 / or

    Easton Kuboushek 563.588.7140 /
  2. How many hours per week does the program require?
    Participants should anticipate between six and eight hours of commitment each week.

  3. Are there any outside costs required to complete theCertificate Program?
    No. All costs and technology fees are included in the tuition.

  4. Is any financial aid available?
    Financial aid is not available for the program. However, there are discounts for corporate groups.
    Discounted tuition opportunities of up to $1,000 are available to participants of the annual Business Analytics Symposium starting after the symposium held in 2014. A limited amount of additional discounts up to $1,000 are also available to Loras College Alumni. Discounts will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Discounts will come in the form of a refund check upon completion of the Certificate Program.