Business Analytics Admission Requirements

Business Analytics Certificate Admission and Application Information

Gaining acceptance into Marist's highly competitive Advanced Certificate in Business Analytics program depends on a variety of factors, which can include undergraduate academic performance, prior work experience, recommendation letters, and an application essay.

New classes begin every September. Applications are accepted year round with a fall deadline of August 1. 

Admission Requirements

• A completed Graduate Admission Application (available online)
• A $50 application fee (you may pay this online if you are completing the online application or you may send a check or money order payable to Marist College)
• Personal essay describing your history and interest in the field of information systems and business analytics
• Two letters of recommendation (upon request)
• Official transcripts of all prior undergraduate and graduate institutions attended.
• A current resume (hard copy or email)

Prerequisites:  Completion of a bachelors degree required. An undergraduate course in Introduction to Statistics is desirable.

Send all application materials to:
The Office of Graduate Admission
Marist College
3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1387