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Bachelor of Science in Business with a Business Analytics Certificate


Bachelor of Science in Business with a Business Analytics Certificate

Bachelor's degree

Programmatic Accreditation: Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

4 years

Approximate Program Length


Total Credits


Cost per Credit

Online & campus


Start when you're ready

Register by: May 10, 2023

In our increasingly digital world, data is everything. Our Bachelor of Science in Business with a Certificate in Business Analytics equips you with skills to help organizations use data for better decision-making. And classes are just 5 weeks long, so they won’t get in the way of your busy life.

  • Ask and answer critical business questions using data

  • Apply data models to data sets for strategic decision-making

  • Visualize information to support, recommend and/or present a business case

  • Follow data ethics standards and data security policies to ensure appropriate business practices

  • Recommend change management initiatives to help advance an organization’s goals

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Both the on campus and online Bachelor of Science in Business with a Certificate in Business Analytics feature the same courses, and your academic counselor will help you schedule them. Please note that on campus students are required to physically attend class one day a week, typically from 6-10 p.m.

What you'll learn

When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Business with a Certificate in Business Analytics, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Finance
  • Marketing 
  • Information systems 
  • Research methodologies 
  • Economics 
  • Business law 
  • Management 
  • Accounting

Careers & Outcomes

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Business with a Certificate in Business Analytics?

This BSB can prepare you to be a: 

  • Business analytics director
  • Operations research analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Analytical strategist


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for management occupations is projected to be faster than average between 2021 and 2031.

BLS projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.

Career Services for Life®

Get career coaching, resumé building and interview prep, for life. While outside career advising can cost over $200 an hour, at University of Phoenix it’s built right into your degree at no added cost.

You don’t have to go it alone.

You’ll have a team of advisors invested in your success from day one — dedicated to helping you build your confidence and a personalized career plan you can stick with.

Tools and resources available 24/7/365

We're a university built for the busy. Build your resumé, prepare for an interview and plan your career — whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Networking & mentorship

Through virtual job fairs and networking with the alumni community, we've made it easy to tap into the experience and connections of your peers and colleagues at the University.

You'll have a team of advisors at University of Phoenix



Paying for school

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Affordable, Fixed Tuition


Cost per credit

Lock in the peace of mind that comes with fixed, affordable tuition. You’ll enjoy one flat rate from the moment you enroll until the day you graduate from your program. That’s your Tuition Guarantee.

Earn your degree without starting from scratch

On average, students with prior eligible college credits and relevant life experience saved $11k and 1 year on their undergraduate degree.

We’ve expanded our $1M scholarship commitment

Our scholarships aren’t just for the chosen few. We’ll help you understand which scholarships you may qualify for, worth up to $3,000.

Credit transfer made easy

Earn your degree faster, and for less, with eligible transfer credits.

Get credit for what you already know

Have previous relevant work and life experience evaluated for potential credit.

Enrollment representatives are ready to help

Need some help?

Our enrollment representatives provide personal support while you make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week.

Student Experience

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.[1]

[1] Transactional Survey, August 2021-22 (18,645 respondents)

Phoenix provides support and resources for busy students

Accreditation & Faculty

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Programmatic Accreditation

Our BSB has been reaffirmed for accreditation until 2027 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), ensuring the quality of your education.

What does that mean in real life? ACBSP-accredited business programs are committed to quality standards. The quality of the program is continuously benchmarked against specific criteria that prepare students for their industry of choice. Accreditation occurs on a 10-year cycle with regular quality reviews.

View the completion and first-year persistence rates for the University of Phoenix ACBSP-accredited business and accounting programs. 

A C B S P Accredited

Real-world Faculty


Average years of industry experience


Chief Executive Officers


Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors.

Doris Savron

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader.

Doris Savron
Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

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Frequently asked questions

The study of business analytics prepares you to assess business performance, operational metrics, financial data, and other information related to the effective management of a business. The study of data science prepares you to interpret factors such as geography and customer preferences and how they affect business outcomes for an organization. Both analytics and data science are important for business study. At University of Phoenix, you can explore a business analytics certificate and a Bachelor of Science in Data Science degree.

You’ll need 27 credits to complete the business analytics certificate online. You can also pursue the Bachelor Science in Business with a Business Analytics Certificate, which includes the core courses of the business analytics certificate as electives. With a bachelor’s degree you receive a broader scope of business knowledge and skills that can enhance your professional education beyond a business analytics certificate.

Depending on the transfer requirements of the college or university, you may be able to transfer your business analytics certificate credits.1

You can also enroll in the Bachelor of Science of Business with a Business Analytics Certificate program at University of Phoenix. The core business analytics certificate courses are already included as electives in the program.

1Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.

Add completed certificates under the “Education” section of your resumé, including your business analytics certificate. Professional certificates like these, can align with in-demand skills employers want.

*While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.