Business analysts are in high demand due to their dynamic skill sets and business acumen. Caldwell University’s new Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics degree prepares you for a range of professional opportunities in the growing field of business analytics and data analysis with a marketable set of data skills.
Business analysts study and process organizational data to help businesses and brands find trends, patterns, and anomalies that present new opportunities and uncover potential challenges. Successful business analysts possess a unique combination of knowledge and skills to work with data, recognize the impact on the business side of the organization, and communicate actionable insights to key decision-makers to solve business challenges.
Based on the industry demands associated with data collection and analysis, Caldwell’s Business Analytics major is built on the dual pillars of business acumen and computer science skills with a heavy emphasis on data analytics, reflected in the 42 credits of required courses.
Caldwell business analytics graduates are equipped to provide essential business expertise in virtually any industry that collects, tracks, and uses data. Business analytics is a field with exceptionally strong labor market opportunities (EAB Program Analysis, 2020). The Bureau of Labor Statistics pegs business analytics as among the top 10 fastest-growing occupations, projecting 31.4% growth between 2020 and 2030.
*This degree program is designed to be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) when eligible, following graduation of the first cohort.