Program Description

The Business Requirements Specialist Certificate prepares learners to support business initiatives by documenting, understanding and communicating requirements, using best practices and relevant technologies. Certificate completers will be prepared to conduct elicitation activities and facilitate communication between the subject matter experts and project leads. Completers will also be able to support the needs of businesses in solution development in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, insurance, finance and software publishing.

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Approximate Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $4,503
Books & Supplies: $271

Financial Aid

Not Available
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Graduates will be able to…

  • Demonstrate leadership throughout business analysis efforts
  • Demonstrate professional communication in a business environment
  • Synthesize functional requirements for business needs
  • Apply best practices of the Agile methodology
  • Perform elicitation, validation, and analysis of requirements to meet a business need


Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Project Coordinator
  • Requirements Analyst
  • Business Requirements Specialist


The Business Requirements Specialist Certificate is a 28 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

Collaborative Computing 3.00
Team Building And Problem Solving 3.00
Written Communication 3.00

Second Term

Introduction To Business 3.00
Business Requirements And Analysis 1 2.00
Data Concepts A 1.00
Data Concepts B 1.00
Data Concepts C 1.00

Third Term

Design Thinking 3.00
Leading Change And Diversity 3.00
Business Requirements And Analysis 2 2.00
Project Management 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.

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