Executive Certificate in Business Analysis

ASPE has partnered with Saint Louis University's Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business to provide the Executive Certificate series: university-recognized professional certificates for critical SDLC job roles.

Why Offer a University-Recognized Professional Certificate in Business Analysis?
The Business Analysis role has become a cornerstone position in the elusive pursuit of alignment between business units and IT departments. Defining needs, guaranteeing value, and engineering requirements and models has become one of the most essential job functions across virtually every industry. As software and systems play ever-larger roles in your organization's business processes, it is becoming increasingly important to provide assurance that employees have the most current and relevant skills available. This credential provides that assurance.

The Executive Certificate in Business Analysis was built to ensure that credential holders have acquired real-world business analysis skills through active participation in five hands-on courses. ASPE and Saint Louis University wished to provide the industry with a guaranteed educational tool that ensures certificate holders can perform in real environments, maintain best practices, and consistently deliver successful results.


The Executive Certificate in Business Analysis
Certificate Program Details

  • All three programs are made up of five courses each
  • The number of course days vary between 10 and 12 days depending on the track you take 
  • Each track has a required curriculum and an elective curriculum 
  • There are no course work prerequisites for entering a certificate track, but you must have experience as a Software/Systems Development Professional
  • A student can take their courses as either live on-line delivery (Live Instructor Led Training Over the Internet) or as physical classroom delivery 
  • A student has up to three years from the start of their first class to complete the entire track 
  • Each track includes certification boot camp electives, so there is a possibility of achieving both your Executive Certificate and an industry recognized certification from (IIBA, PMI or Scrum Alliance) 
  • You will receive a certificate of completion from Saint Louis University, and you may include on your resume that you received an Executive Certificate from the top-ranked Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business at Saint Louis University

Core Courses (required):

Elective Courses (select two):

*Please note, if you are taking this class as part of the St. Louis University Certificate requirements, there is a $500 fee to claim your certificate once you have completed ALL requirements.