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BI Certificate Students
To begin the application process for the Certificate Program in Business Intelligence, please provide the following documentation:
  • Letter of intent
  • Official undergraduate transcripts showing an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, with a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Current resume

We accept applications to the Certificate Program in Business Intelligence on a rolling-admissions basis. Course work begins every fall and spring semester. Mail all application documents to:
Patricia Rafferty
Certificate Program in Business Intelligence
Saint Joseph’s University
5600 City Avenue
MV 324
Philadelphia, PA 19131
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Curriculum
In the Certificate Program in Business Intelligence, you are able to choose one of two distinct program tracks. Track I includes a core business intelligence specialization. Track II includes a specialization in Six Sigma, which qualifies participants to sit for the Six Sigma Green Belt Certification exam.
To complete the Certificate Program in Business Intelligence, you are required to complete four designated courses in sequence. Each course is 3 credits, for a total of 12 credit hours. The program is designed to be completed in only nine months, which consists of two consecutive academic semesters.
The choice of program sequences is as follows:

Track I: Business Intelligence Specialization
Fall SemesterSpring Semester
DSS 600 DSS 620
Foundations for BI* Concepts & Practices of Modeling
DSS 610 DSS 630
Business Analytics for BI* Database Management Theory & Practice
Track II: Six Sigma Specialization
Fall SemesterSpring Semester
DSS 600 DSS 700
Foundations for BI* Six Sigma I
DSS 710 DSS 610
Six Sigma II Business Analytics for BI

*Courses eligible for transfer into the M.S. in Business Intelligence Program once student is fully admitted into MSBI Program.
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Receive Personal Assistance:
Learn more about the Certificate Program in Business Intelligence and receive assistance through the application process by contacting Tricia Rafferty at 610-660-1318 or patricia.rafferty@sju.edu.

Tuition and Fees
Students enrolled in the Certificate Program in Business Intelligence are charged on a per course basis. The 2012-2013 tuition is $2,676 per course ($892 per credit).
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