Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Business Analytics

Program Snapshot

Applications for the September 2023 (Fall) and January 2024 (Winter) Intake for the Post-Baccalaureate Diplomas in Business AnalyticsBusiness Management, Healthcare Management and Supply Chain Management are now closed for high volume regions (India & Nigeria). Please email admissions@cbu.ca with any questions or concerns.

Drive Results For Any Business

Today’s economy requires leaders who know how to interpret the data that drives our world forward. That’s why a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Business Analytics from Cape Breton University is so valuable in the real world. Our approachable, experienced faculty provides hands-on learning needed to build your skills, and our warm, welcoming community provides a safe learning environment.

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More business leaders than ever before are looking to data and analytics for business planning and decision making. At CBU, students from around the world come to hone their skills in different technologies, applications, and processes used by real organizations. We provide insight into actual businesses based on data and statistics that are used to drive business planning.

Cape Breton University will help you develop your ability to analyze and understand the data-driven environment of our current markets. With the purpose of improving business decisions, we help students acquire the skills and experience to fill the knowledge gap big data uncovers.

What is the tuition for this program?

These numbers are an estimate for planning purposes only, and include tuition for the entire 2 year program. These numbers do not include accommodation fees.

Sample Courses

Why study at CBU?

At Cape Breton University we set our students up for success as the demand grows for employees who understand organizational priorities, how to apply business competencies and demonstrate strong initiative. Located on Cape Breton Island, CBU is a place where you can enjoy every aspect of lifeand easily access the education you need to secure a successful future in business. As a student studying in the Post Baccalaureate program, your classes will take place in the centre of Sydney’s downtown core at our off-campus Cineplex classroom location. You’ll get to experience the bustle of downtown while enjoying our relaxed island lifestyle. Along with other students from more than 70 countries, at CBU you’ll make unexpected lifelong connections with people who share similar interests, but can come from completely different backgrounds. It’s part of what makes this place so special.

What skills will I gain from this program?

  • Access and manipulate very large data sets to make business decisions
  • Ability to query relational databases for operational data
  • Ability to query data warehouses for informational data
  • Evaluate the use of data from acquisition through cleaning, warehousing, analytics and visualization to the ultimate business decision

Possible Career Paths

  • Data Scientist
  • Quantitative Modeler
  • Business/Research Analyst
  • Operations Analyst

Experiential Learning Opportunities

  • 12-week work placement
  • Capstone project that reflects real-world knowledge

Admission Requirements

General Requirements

  • Completed a Bachelor’s degree at an accredited university
  • Obtained an overall undergraduate average of 70% Canadian equivalent or higher, which includes two math/statistics courses with 75% Canadian equivalent grades
  • Submit scanned original copies of transcript
  • Submit scanned original copy of degree completion certificate
  • See CBU’s English Language Requirements here.

General Requirements

  • Completed a Bachelor’s degree at an accredited university
  • Obtained an overall undergraduate average of 70% Canadian equivalent or higher, which includes two math/statistics courses with 75% Canadian equivalent grades
  • Submit scanned original copies of transcript
  • Submit scanned original copy of degree completion certificate
  • See CBU’s English Language Requirements here.

If students wish to perform a preliminary assessment converting grades into the Canadian equivalent, please use the following tool: https://www.scholaro.com/grade-conversion/

Note that this does not guarantee acceptance into the program, and is to be used solely as a reference point.

Transfer Student Requirements

  • In order to transfer to CBU you must be in good academic standing at your current/previous institution.
  • You must meet the general admissions requirements (or the post-secondary equivalent) for the program, found under the Canadian or International tabs of this tool.
  • To see if your institution is an articulation partner, please view our articulation agreements page.
  • Please email us if you have specific questions about admission requirements and transferring to CBU:

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