Business Analysis Certificate Program

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Program Overview: 

The seven-course Business Analysis Certificate Program gives you the tools to identify needs and propose solutions to problems within your organization, both crucial skills for successful project delivery and organizational change. If you are looking to be an agent of change in your corporate, government or non-profit organization, this certificate program will give you a foundation in all areas covered in the most recent version of the International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) Version 3.0.

  • Strategy Analysis
  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 
  • Elicitation and Collaboration
  • Requirements Life Cycle Management
  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
  • Solution Evaluation

Students are not required to take the courses in any specific order; however, for students new to the field of business analysis, we recommend starting with Business Analysis Essentials. The seven courses may also be taken individually.

Who Should Enroll: 
  • Business analysts
  • Product owners
  • Executives
  • Functional managers
  • Project managers
  • Programmers interested in expanding their effectiveness
  • Other individuals involved in project work
Ask Your Employer to Send You:

Are you seeking business analyst training to improve your skills in your current job? Download our editable letter that you can give to your supervisor to help you justify sending you to the program!

Plan Your Certificate:

This table shows upcoming start dates for this program’s courses. Please note that program start dates are subject to change. After registering for the certificate program, email us or call the CPE Registrar at 512-232-6520 to enroll in your chosen courses.

Course Title Fall Spring Summer
Agile Business Analysis 11/30/2021 06/07/2021
Analyze, Structure and Organize Requirements 12/13/2021 04/26/2021 08/24/2021
Business Analysis Essentials 09/07/2021 01/19/2021 05/18/2021
Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 11/09/2021 03/30/2021 07/20/2021
Business Process Analysis and Modeling 10/20/2021 03/01/2021 08/03/2021
Eliciting Requirements with Stakeholder Collaboration 09/21/2021 03/09/2021
Understanding Business Strategy 10/05/2021 04/06/2021
Additional Information: 

It is recommended, but not required, that students purchase International Institute of Business AnalysisTM (IIBA®A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide), version 3.

  • Typical program duration is 4 to 12 months, with a maximum of 3 years to qualify for a UT Gold Seal Certificate
  • All 7 courses must be completed to earn the certificate. 
  • Take the courses in whichever order works best for your schedule. Each course is offered two to three times per year in the fall, spring and summer terms. Business Analysis Essentials is a great place to start, but not the required first course.

Course offerings are subject to change.

Bundle Pricing

We recommend registering for the full certificate program to receive the best discount possible. Each course is priced individually; when taking courses individually, the total cost of the program is $5,145. When you enroll in the certificate program and prepay before you take your first class, you will save more than 10% of the total cost of the program.

By purchasing the certificate package you can:

  1. Lock in your tuition price.
  2. Consult with an Enrollment and Success Coordinator at tecmgmt@austin.utexas.edu for advice in determining your schedule of courses.
  3. Contact the Registrar at CPE@austin.utexas.edu when you are ready to register for any or all of your courses.

Note: Your bundle purchase is valid for three years from the date of your first course. 

UT Austin Gold Seal Certificate:

If you did not register for the Business Analysis Certificate Program bundle but you are still interested in receiving your UT Austin Gold Seal Certificate, you can still do so by taking each course individually. You have three years to complete the certificate, starting from the start date of your first class. If you would like to determine if previously-taken courses count towards the certificate requirements, please reach out to your Enrollment and Success Coordinator at tecmgmt@austin.utexas.edu. You may request your certificate upon completion of your final class and it will be emailed to you.

Program ID: 
BA-9001

The Center for Professional Education is an Endorsed Education Provider of the IIBA® (EEP # E48092). IIBA®, the IIBA® logo, BABOK® Guide and Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® are registered trademarks owned by International Institute of Business Analysis. These trademarks are used with the express permission of International Institute of Business Analysis.

For withdrawal, transfer and refund information, see Policy Code B for bundle purchases or Policy Code A for purchases of individual courses.

At A Glance

Duration: 
Typical program duration is between 4 and 12 months to complete all 7 courses.
Modality: 
Online or In-Person
Tuition: 
$4,490 - a $655 savings over purchasing courses individually
Payment Options: 

Courses can be purchased individually or bundled together for a reduced price. Find additional information about payment options.