East Stroudsburg University’s minor in business analytics and partnership with SAS for certification is one of only two across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The minor and certification are intended to introduce students to the fundamentals of data management and analysis, data preparation and management, data mining, forecasting and how to prepare, develop, compare and deploy machine learning techniques.
SAS credentialing is free of charge, available only to those who complete a minor in business analytics. ESU’s College of Business and Management is proud to partner with SAS, a global leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. This collaboration offers students in all disciplines an opportunity to maximize their learning and earning potential with this certification.
SAS Certification Benefits
- Proficiency in programming and analytic skills
- Validation of one’s expertise
- Increased credibility in the employment market and become more competitive by meeting the current demands of business and industry
In order to qualify for the SAS Joint Certificate in Data Analytics, students must successfully complete the Minor in Business Analytics program requirements consisting of 18 credits.
Once all coursework for the minor in business analytics is complete, students may submit a certification application and submit it to the ESU Department of Business Administration. Soon afterward, you will receive your certificate, co-signed by the Dean of the College of Business and Management and a representative of the SAS Institute. You’ll also earn a digital badge that you may share on your professional networks (e.g. LinkedIn).