Course Offerings

The IT Business Analysis Graduate Certificate courses are offered on a rolling format, 100% online, that lets you progress through the program at your own pace. Courses are offered in an eight-week format for greater flexibility, so you can complete the required 12 credit hours in 12 months to 3 years.

Required Courses

  • CNIT 53000 BAE - Information Technology Business Analysis: Students learn the foundational knowledge needed to effectively perform skills, techniques, methods, and processes used by the Business Analysis profession and based on the Business Analyst Body of Knowledge (BABOK) and PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA). (3 credits; 1st 8 weeks)

Elective Course Options

  • CNIT 53100 RMA - IT Requirements Analysis & Modeling: Students learn how to effectively model and analyze stakeholder requirements in order to define a workable solution. (3 credits; 2nd 8 weeks)
  • CNIT 53200 EA - IT Enterprise Analysis: Students learn how to identify and define business needs and define solutions to satisfy those needs. In addition the areas of problems definition and analysis, business case development, and feasibility studies will be covered. (3 credits; 2nd 8 weeks)
  • CNIT 53500 ABA - Advanced Topics in IT Business Analysis: This course is designed to acquaint the student with the newest advances and techniques in business analysis as well as dealing with contemporary issues affecting BA process. Best practices, use of social media, cultural awareness and virtual teaming techniques are covered. (3 credits; 2nd 8 weeks)
  • CNIT 57000 BDA - IT Data Analytics: Students learn decision strategies, Big Data concepts, plus Business and data analytics through the use of statistical inference, regression, predictive analytics, and data mining. Students will have "hands-on" opportunities through the use of a tool such as "R", an open source domain specific language (DSL) to assist in those efforts. (3 credits; 2nd 8 weeks)