If you have any questions or need help with the application process, please contact Chester Brearey, Director at (518) 783-4257 or advancedcertificates@siena.edu


Admission for this competitive program is conducted on a rolling basis. Acceptance is based on a variety of factors which can include undergraduate academic performance, prior work experience, recommendation letters and personal statement. Completion of a bachelor's degree and at least one college level statistics course is required.

In order for your application to be considered complete, you must submit:
  • Completed application form
  • A one page Personal Statement describing your history and interest in the field of information systems and business analytics
  • Current resume, including employment history, certificates or licenses held, volunteer/extracurricular activities, leadership positions and honors/awards
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities from which you have earned credit (not required for Siena College transcripts)
  • Two letters of recommendation (upon request from program director)
  • $50.00 application fee Payable online
            (waived for Siena College alumni)

Send official transcripts to:

Siena College
Admissions Office-Advanced Certificate in D&A
515 Loudon Road
Loudonville, NY 12211

Please note: This application cannot be saved and revisited. It must be completed in one session.

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