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Business Analysis, Graduate Credential


Business analysis has become an important corporate function in recent years due to the rapidly changing business environments. Business analysts explore business problems and opportunities in the fast changing market, identify business needs and recommend solutions to meet business goals. The process of business analysis is a perquisite for critical decisions in business changes and investments to ensure that the right strategies are effectively executed. The graduate credential program in business analysis is designed for individuals who want to pursue an advanced education in this fast-growing field in business.

About the Program

The program covers the International Institute of Business Analysis body of knowledge (IIBA BABOK®), business and systems analysis, enterprise modeling and analysis, and other business analysis related topics. The program provides a graduate education to prepare individuals for the business analyst profession and for the IIBA’s Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification.

Five graduate courses (15 semester hours) are required, including these four:
  INFS 401 Information Resource Management .....3
  INFS 402 Business Analysis (cross-listed with MGMT 402) .....3
  INFS 440 Systems Analysis and Design .....3
  INFS 452 Enterprise Modeling and Analysis .....3
Plus one Information Systems Elective from the following list of courses:
  INFS 451 Decision Support Systems .....3
  INFS 488 Project Management (cross-listed with MGMT 488) .....3
  INFS 491 Special Topics: Data Warehousing and Data Mining for Business Analysis .....3