Business Analytics

Columbia University

The Course

Columbia’s MicroMasters® program in Business Analytics will empower learners with the skills, insights and understanding to improve business performance using data, statistical and quantitative analysis, and explanatory and predictive modelling to help make actionable decisions.

The curriculum is designed to provide learners with a series of courses that emphasises the use of statistical analysis, computing tools, and mathematical models to predict the outcomes of various business decisions, and identify the best implementation.

At a Glance




Columbia University

Study Mode


Delivery Mode

Online Learning

Course Duration

8 - 10 Months




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Career Outcomes

  • Career prospects include business analyst, business intelligence analyst, business development manager, market research analyst, marketing intelligence analyst, digital marketing manager, chief operating officer, strategist, and chief marketing officer.

Key Topics

  • Analytics in Python
  • Data, Models and Decisions in Business Analytics
  • Business Analytics: Theory and Practice
  • Marketing Analytics


  • Undergraduate probability, statistics and linear algebra
  • Prior exposure to some programming language is helpful but not necessary

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Columbia University

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centres of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. For more than 250 years, Columbia has been a leader in higher education in the nation and around the world. At the core of our wide range of academic inquiry is the commitment to attract and engage the best minds in pursuit of greater human understanding, pioneering new discoveries and service to society.

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