Our online Certificate Program is the fast-track to advancing your career and building a culture of analytics in your organization.


Meeting the continuing education needs of today’s savvy professionals, this engaging 10-week online program provides practical experience for the ethical implementation of analytics.

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.


Winter session begins February 8, 2016.
Spring Session begins April 25, 2016
Individual Rate: $4,000/person
Corporate Group Rate: $3,000/person

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



1. How do I register for the Certificate Program in Business Analytics?

Use one of the registration buttons above or contact Dan Conway at 563.588.7784.

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 the Certificate 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, Loras alumni and attendees of our annual Business Analytics Symposium.

The Loras online Business Analytics Certificate Program focuses on:

  • Data science
  • Analytics methods
  • Performance management
  • Ethics

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