Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Data Analytics, Certificate (1753)


Program Coordinator

Ray Blankenship, ray.blankenship@wku.edu, (270) 745-5952

This 12-hour graduate certificate will prepare students for utilizing data to drive decision making.  Students will be exposed to the latest innovations in data analytics, data management, data mining models, and data visualization.

Program Admission

  • Admission to WKU Graduate School.
  • Applicants are required to have completed an introductory statistics course prior to enrolling in the certificate program. 
  • Applicants are required to have completed an intermediate to advanced spreadsheet class prior to enrolling in the certificate program. 

Graduate School Admission

Please refer to the admission section of this catalog for Graduate School admission requirements.

Program Requirements (12 hours)

BDAN 513Contemporary Business Analytics3
BDAN 515Data Management3
BDAN 517Predictive Analytics3
BDAN 519Visualization and Decision Making3
Total Hours12