The University of Iowa

Graduate Programs

Business Analytics Certificate and Master of Science







The huge increase of data in our world has created a colossal need for data-savvy people to analyze and interpret it. These two programs—a five-course certificate and 10-course Master of Science degree—focus on using data to impact business decisions.


Who it's for:

Professionals from all industries and roles looking to boost their analytical skills or launch a career unleashing the potential of data. Classes are held weeknights in Des Moines.

How it's delivered:

Earn the Master of Science in person at the Pappajohn Education Center on Grand Avenue; a large portion of courses are also available online. The certificate program can be completed fully online in one year; the Master of Science can be completed in less than three.

Getting in:

A bachelor’s degree is required, with a minimum GPA of 2.5 for the certificate and 3.0 for the master’s. GRE/GMAT is not required. TOEFL/IELTS scores are needed for some non-native English speakers.

Who to contact:

Business Analytics Program
Phone: 319-335-0830