Business Analytics - St. Lawrence College
Level of study: Graduate
Type of program: Certificate
Canada / Kingston, Ontario
Other locations: none
Program Description
Program Courses
This program prepares graduates to work in the growing and dynamic field of business analytics. Students will learn the techniques and tools of analytical decision making and utilize these skills to drive the competitiveness of an organization. Students will be exposed to generic analytics modeling as well as specialization in the areas or marketing, operations, and business strategy. Students will also be introduced to machine learning and artificial intelligence concepts, and, how to implement supervised and unsupervised learning techniques to solve real world problems. Through applied learning techniques such as problem based learning and work placement students will be able to apply their learning to real world problems.
Business Analytics experts and Data Scientists are currently in high demand, especially with increasing possibilities of leveraging the high volume, velocity and variety of data available in today’s digital world to support business strategy, enhance customer experience, and, solve real life problems in real time. Graduates from this program have opportunities to work in various sectors, including IT, Retail, Banking, Finance, Insurance, Health, Education sectors.
This program is specifically designed to support international students in transitioning to the Canadian learning environment and preparing students for employment.

Semester 1
COMM5001 Effective Communications and Professionalism 
HROB 5001 Human Relations
ADMN 5001 Introduction to Canadian Business
CARE 5001 Career and Professional Development
COMP 5002 Computer Applications for Academic Success
ADMN 5000 Innovation and Change Management

Semester 2
MATH 5001 Quantitative Research Methods I
MATH 5002 Qualitative Research Methods I
ADMN 5002 Applied Management Science
ADMN 5003 Data Acquisition, Analysis and Modelling Techniques
ADMN 5004 Team and Project Management
COMM 5003 Business Writing and Communications
COMP 5003 Analytical Software Applications

Semester 3
ADMN 5005 Operations and Supply Chain Analytics
ADMN 5006 Financial Analytics
ADMN 5007 Marketing Analytics
MATH 5003 Quantitative Research Methods II
MATH 5004 Qualitative Research Methods II
ADMN 5008 Business Strategy

Semester 4
ADMN 5009 Marketing Analytics - Problem Based Learning
ADMN 5010 Operational Analytics - Problem Based Learning
ADMN 5011 Strategic Analytics - Problem Based Learning
ADMN 5012 Project Life Cycle Management and Communications
INTN 5001 Field Placement (6 weeks)
Graduate Certificate
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
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Transfer-In Maximum:
Upon evaluation of credentials
Total Program Duration:
4 consecutive semesters of four months
Study Duration:
16-20 months
Work permit - up to 20hrs/week during studies
Coop Duration:
Work permit - full-time during summer semester (May-Sept)
Practicum Duration:
Post-Graduation work permit up to 3 years
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Alumni / Testimonial
Unique Features
Famous Alumni
  • Public, founded in 1967
  • 7,000 Full-time + 20,000 Part-time students 
  • 3 Campuses: Kingston, Brockville, Cornwall
  • 2 Affiliated campuses - Toronto & Vancouver
  • Over 85 programs + own English (ESL) program
  • Pathway programs to universities 
  • Transfer credits for prior learning 
  • On-campus residence accommodation 
  • On-campus visa and immigration consultant 
  • Career services support
  • 87.2 Graduate Employment Rate
  • Over 45 countries represented
  • International Academic fees from CAD$ 7,250
  • ESL fees from CAD$ 3,250

Application fee:
100 CAD
2350 CAD To confirm you seat in the program
Tuition fees:
21375 CAD All fees are subject to change
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- Depending on residence
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Contact information:
January, May, September
Application Deadline:
Rolling admission
Admission Requirements:
Language requirements:
IELTS 6.5 or SLC ESL completion or equivalent
Based on evaluation of courses taken