Program overview

Rider’s Business Analytics Graduate Certificate program has been designed with the valuable input of executives in the analytics field to ensure that it meets the needs of employers. The program covers all areas of business analytics from both the outcomes and process perspectives. The curriculum maximizes students’ experience working with the most popular analytics tools and software used by successful organizations and across all business functions, including marketing, supply chain, operations, finance, and accounting.

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Program requirements

The Business Analytics Graduate Certificate consists of 15 graduate credits that can be completed in one year on a part-time basis. The classes are highly applied in nature, integrating project-based learning, simulations, and case studies. Students learn both the technical and management sides of business analytics to harness the power of this critical tool in both operational and strategic decision making.

Current MBA and MAcc students can work the Business Analytics Certificate into their graduate degree with minimal additional courses. 

Earn your master's degree

Students looking to advance their studies after being awarded the certificate have the option to apply completed certificate courses to Rider’s Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Accountancy (MAcc) programs.

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Tuition benefits for University partners

Rider University is proud to partner with local and international businesses and organizations to promote professional development and make higher education more accessible. Tuition discounts and additional benefits are available for eligible employees or members, as well as their immediate family members under the age of 24, for undergraduate or graduate study. Partners include Bank of America, Prospanica, Church & Dwight, the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber and more. 



Business Analytics Certificate

Emre Yetgin

Associate Professor & Director, Center for Business Analytics

Department of Information Systems, Analytics and Supply Chain Management

Sweigart Hall

eyetgin [at]


Academic Focus: Business Analytics, Information Systems

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