University of Charleston

Data Analytics

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  • duration

    4 Years

  • format

    In-Seat

  • location

    Charleston

Program Overview

Vast amounts of data are collected every day and the need for those who can understand it is growing. Organizations are seeking professionals who can analyze and make informed decisions based on the collected data.

The Data Analytics program helps develop the skills and knowledge to extract meaningful and useful information from any raw data. It is an interdisciplinary program that offers excellent career opportunities or opens the door to pursue graduate work in data science, computational science, business analytics, or healthcare analytics.

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Program Highlights

  • This program will help you gain entry into a growing field – in the next 20 years, data science needs are projected to grow in every business, private or public institutions, healthcare, education, government and more.

  • It is a great major for those who have a strong background or interest in mathematics, statistics, physics, chemistry, biology, business, healthcare, or computer science.

  • You can combine data science with another subject to pursue a double major to create more career or graduate school options.

  • Also available as a minor.

Program Outcomes

  • Job Opportunities

    Potential jobs include:

    • Data Analyst
    • Research Scientist
    • Statistician
    • Business Analyst
    • Data Engineer
    • Product Analyst

Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

James Cercone, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor, Department of Data Analytics and Computer Science

Additional Information

Admissions Requirements

Students must gain general admission to the University of Charleston. A visit to campus to meet with Admissions personnel and program faculty is strongly encouraged.

How Much Will It Cost?

View our Tuition & Fees page for more detailed information on cost.

Curriculum and Course Catalog