University of Charleston

Business Analytics

  • duration

    4 Years

  • format

    In-Seat

  • location

    Charleston

Program Overview

Organizations from Fortune 500 companies to nonprofits rely on data – and those who can interpret it. In this program, you will have a broad-based business education that includes the development of the necessary skills for solving real-world business problems and communicating solutions. You will be able to analyze and communicate about operational information to help make data-based decisions in professional environments, including office, manufacturing, military, banking, advising, and other managerial professions.

Note: Students receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a major in Business Analytics.

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Freshman applicants with a 2.5 or higher high school GPA and transfer students with a 2.0 or higher cumulative college GPA are eligible for general admission to UC, and will gain direct entry into this program. Students may apply online or download the admissions application.

Program Highlights

  • Develop the skills for analyzing big data that are growing in employer demand.

  • The program utilizes both computer science and data science programming, integrating those courses into the major.

  • Learn to analyze data in real-world situations with a combination of hands-on learning and business analytics theory.

Program Outcomes

  • Career Opportunities

    Careers may include:

    • Business System Analyst
    • Data Analyst
    • Management Analyst
    • Sales Analyst
    • Market Research Analyst
  • Expected Job Growth

    The data analytics field is expected to grow, creating a need for qualified professionals and offering higher than average salaries.

  • In-Demand Skills

    The skills learned in this program are highly valued in many career areas, including supply chain management, project management, human resources, customer service, operations, finance, or consultancy.

Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty