Are you an aspiring global entrepreneur? Whether working in an existing startup or exploring new opportunities, today’s global entrepreneurs need to quickly make well-informed, data-driven decisions in all aspects of their business to ensure success. The Business Intelligence for Global Entrepreneurship certificate is a nine-month program taught by industry experts who will share their insights and experience with you. You'll gain the skills and tools you'll need to bring your business ventures to life.


9 months


18 Hours/Week

English Level


F-1 Visa


What You'll Do

  • Gain insight into the latest data-informed business practices 
  • Develop your ability to test, prove and substantiate business concepts
  • Understand ethical considerations of artificial intelligence, big data and emerging technologies
  • Practice developing and pitching your own business ideas
  • Earn an internationally recognized professional certificate

Program Features

  • Real-world work experience in your field of study through Optional Practical Training (OPT) 
  • Instructors who are active subject matter experts in the field  
  • Opportunities to build working relationships with other professionals from around the world

Who Should Apply

This program is for current international business professionals and university students who want to launch their own business or find work in startups.

You don’t need previous work experience to apply, but advanced English skills are required. For admissions requirements, see How to Apply.


This program meets Monday through Friday, for a total of 18 hours per week.




Other Expenses

Application fee (one-time fee; nonrefundable)$50
Registration fee (nonrefundable)$55
International student health insurance plan$468
Room and board (estimated)$5,994
Books and supplies (estimated)$200
Transit pass$150
Other miscellaneous expenses (estimated)$755
Estimated Total Per Quarter