Business Intelligence Certificate

Students who pursue a specialization in business intelligence help businesses, agencies and organizations make better decisions about how they handle data. You'll learn how to analyze and transform data to information or knowledge. In your coursework and laboratory assignments you'll develop advanced and specialized knowledge in online analytical processing, data mining, data warehousing and text mining. You'll build skills in demand in multiple fields.

To be awarded this certificate, students must complete and be awarded an undergraduate degree. For more information about adding an undergraduate certificate, see your advisor.

Program Highlights

  • Latest tools and technology are available in Centennial Hall on campus.
  • Centralized advising, career guidance and counseling services give you easily accessed support.
  • Three classes (nine credits) required for certificate completion.

Program Distinctions

  • St. Cloud State has the only undergraduate program in information technology security in Minnesota
  • 45 years of accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and AACSB International.
  • The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET.
  • The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems program also follows the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) guidelines on curriculum.
  • Faculty internationally recognized in the field.
  • Three labs house about 170 computers running Windows and Linux.

Student Organizations

Popular Careers

  • Network Administrator/Security Officer
  • IT Security Administrator
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Information Systems Security Specialist
  • Security/Network Engineer
  • Information Security Manager
  • Data Archiving/Security

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