Using data to inform business decisions is critical to the success of organizations. And as businesses become smarter, more efficient and savvier at predicting future opportunities and risks through data analysis, the need for professionals in this field continues to rise – and with it, so does the value of a Bachelor of Science in Data Analytics.
Southern New Hampshire University's data analytics degree online program will position you to capitalize on this critical business requirement, and by doing so, you can become crucial to finding the solutions for organizational challenges.
Why earn a data analytics degree at SNHU?
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Dive into the methodologies and tools necessary for managing projects effectively in terms of time, cost, quality, risk and resources. Learn to create detailed project plans for real-life scenarios, focusing on project risk, project integration, quality and procurement.
The undergraduate data analytics degree online combines facets of business, information technology and mathematics using data mining, simulation and optimization. You’ll use industry-standard tools – like Python, SQL, Tableau, SAS and R – that focus on scripting, data manipulation, visualization and statistical analysis.
In addition to learning data navigation, validation and techniques, you’ll develop the soft skills necessary to be a vital decision-maker within an organization. Communication, storytelling, problem solving, visualization – your degree can help you succeed in all aspects of a data analysis role.
Upon earning your BS in Data Analytics, you'll be able to:
To launch your data analytics career, you’ll compile work throughout your degree program for a data analytics portfolio. And to ensure that you fully understand the hard and soft skills needed to become an effective data analyst, SNHU offers data students extensive support like online tutoring.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your bachelor’s in data analytics at SNHU include:
Upon completion of the data analytics degree online bachelor's program, you can explore a wide range of career options across public, private and nonprofit sectors, including market researcher, statistician, data miner, analyst and information technology specialist.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for mathematicians and statisticians tops the list at 33% growth through 2026.* The need for operations research analysts is projected at 27%, and market research analyst growth is projected to see 23% growth.*
The curriculum for SNHU's undergraduate data analytics degree was created to address the onslaught of data that organizations face every day. Each course was designed to prepare you for a particular element of a successful data analytics career.
The bachelor's in data analytics coursework combines data mining and structure with modeling and communication to build a broad and thorough education that will serve you well throughout your career. In addition, students can elect to learn SAS or SQL modeling techniques.
SNHU provides cloud-based virtual environments in some courses to give you access to the technology you need for your degree – and your career. Learn more about our virtual environments.
New students are eligible to participate in Pathways to Match Success, a math assessment that allows you to earn math credits toward your degree. Learn more today.
SNHU's bachelor's in data analytics program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
MAT 136 - Introduction to Quantitative Analysis, MAT 140 - Precalculus and MAT 243 - Applied Statistics for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are dictated courses for the general education program.
All bachelor's students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education as well as several other accrediting bodies.