Program Courses

To earn a certificate in Business Analytics, you must complete the three core courses (BUS_ANLY 201, BUS_ANLY 202, and BUS_ANLY 204).* There is no admissions process for the Certificate in Business Analytics. Start the path toward your certificate by registering for your first course below.

* Students who began the program prior to the fall 2021 term must complete four courses to earn their certificate: BUS_ANLY 201, BUS_ANLY 202, BUS_ANLY 203, and BUS_ANLY 204.


PDP courses are offered online, remotely, and on-campus in accordance with University guidelines . Please refer to the Schedule Notes for course delivery information.

IMPORTANT: The registration process for all professional development courses requires you to (A) register for your course, (B) complete an acknowledgment of Northwestern University's Student Expectations and COVID-19 Code of Conduct in CAESAR. Current students with an active NetID must complete their student acknowledgment in CAESAR before registering for courses. New students must complete their student acknowledgment in CAESAR within 48 hours of enrollment before official registration can be finalized.
Please contact pdp@northwestern.edu for assistance.



Program Course ID Course Title / Description Spring 2022 Summer 2022
Business Analytics for Practitioners OnlineBUS_ANLY 201-DLIntro to Business Analytics

Online
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Levenson, Lance

Hashmi, Imran

Business Analytics for Practitioners OnlineBUS_ANLY 202-DLModeling Concepts

Online
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Hearon, Elbert

Business Analytics for Practitioners OnlineBUS_ANLY 204-DLData Visualization, Communication, & Storytelling

Online
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Bennett, (Joseph) Bryan

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