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Business Analytics — post-baccalaureate diploma


Post-baccalaureate diploma

Four semesters

Full time

How to apply

Start date:
January, September 

Abbotsford campus

Fees and costs


  • Learn to analyze business data and identify trends for strategic decision-making
  • Develop skills in data analysis, statistical methods, and advanced technology for business applications
  • Program eligible for financial aid


Business Analytics helps companies use technology and statistical techniques to translate data into actionable outcomes and improve strategic decision-making processes. The Business Analytics post-baccalaureate diploma equips you with all tools to support the identification of trends, to master predictive modelling, and to be able to structure unstructured data sources and provide responsible recommendations.

This program builds on the success of the bachelor’s degrees in the Faculty of Business and Computing, combining the expertise from the School of Business and the School of Computing, with an interdisciplinary collaboration from the department of Statistics (Faculty of Science).

By taking carefully designed courses with the right mix of business, computing, and statistics, you will gain the technical skills you need to house, extract, manipulate data, and deal efficiently with meaningful decision-making processes.

View program outline in the UFV Academic Calendar.


The Business Analytics post-baccalaureate diploma is an excellent complementary credential if you seek skills and tools to make data-driven decisions. The ability to understand and work with data are skills that the BC Government forecasts to be most in-demand and necessary across almost 40% of job openings in B.C. for the next decade. These are met directly and indirectly through the curriculum and learning outcomes from the program.

As a recent graduate with a post-baccalaureate in business analytics, you will be ready to embark on an incredibly exciting and rewarding career journey. With a strong foundation in data analysis, statistical methods, and cutting-edge technologies, you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to drive business success and shape the future of many different industries. 

Whatever the field, expertise in business analytics will be in high demand, opening doors to a world of opportunities for career growth and advancement. With the ability to turn data into actionable insights, you will be instrumental in shaping business strategy and driving organizational change. 


Business Analytics post-baccalaureate diploma entrance requirements

  1. Completion of a 3-or 4-year undergraduate degree in a non-business field of study from a recognized university;
  1. Applicants must meet the degree/diploma level English language proficiency requirement.

Admission and transfer

The program is designed to help learners expand their knowledge and is accessible to all applicants holding a bachelor’s degree.

Students who receive exemptions for equivalent program course(s) completed in a prior credential will complete alternate courses in consultation with the program advisor to meet the minimum program requirements.


This program is open to international students:

The application deadline for international students is April 15, 2024. Applications received after the deadline will be processed if there is space available in the program.


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