Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics & Accounting Systems


You know technology is the future — your future. Build technical skills with CSU’s nine-credit Graduate Certificate in Business Information Systems. The program is designed for people who work with information technology (IT) departments, have clients or customers in technology fields, or who want a broad introduction to information systems. You will learn:

  • How businesses manage information to function more efficiently, effectively, and profitably.
  • How to determine information needs of a company and specify the requirements for systems that support business processes.
  • How to harness vast data stores to solve problems, enhance decision-making, and discover new opportunities.
  • How information systems can support business functions.
  • How to analyze the organizational consequences of IT and the factors in successful and failed IT projects.

Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics & Accounting Systems


Next Steps

  • Contact your department representative or request more program information.
  • Check out department requirements and resources from your department’s website.
  • This certificate is offered online at a distance; resources for distance students are available through the CSU Online website.
  • When you’re ready to take the leap, start your application.


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid

Application Deadline Dates

Department Deadlines

  • Fall – August 1
  • Spring – January 1