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Data Analytics Degree Online Bachelor of Science Program

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Register By: February 25 Classes Start: February 27

Earn Your Data Analytics Degree Online

  • $320/credit (120 total credits)
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • Accredited by NECHE
  • Solve real-world analytical problems
  • Master professional analytical tools
  • Present findings that inform decisions

Data Analytics Degree Program Overview

Using data to inform business decisions is critical to the success of organizations. 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, can help you become crucial to finding the solutions for organizational challenges.

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. 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 such as online tutoring.

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What You'll Learn

  • Tools like Python, SQL, Tableau, SAS and R
  • Quantitative/qualitative data analytics methods
  • Analytical requirements
  • Data analytics standards and policies
  • Digital portfolio creation

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How You'll Learn

At SNHU, you'll get support from day 1 to graduation and beyond. And with no set class times, 24/7 access to the online classroom, and helpful learning resources along the way, you'll have everything you need to reach your goals.

Concentration Options

Career Outlook

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: 

Data Analyst

Gather data, and use it to create insightful reports that tell a story. Data analysts work in all industries, making it easier for you to find a career you're passionate about.

Business Analyst

Identify problems and solutions for your organization. Evaluate and review processes, and present recommendations to key stakeholders and leaders.

Operations Analyst

Discover inefficiencies in processes within your company, and implement strategies to improve business. Use simulations or predictive modeling to review information.

Management Analyst

Often a consulting role, management analysts may interview personnel and conduct observations to make recommendations. They'll also follow up to ensure changes are productive.

A data analyst is good with numbers – but make no mistake, they're a lot more than a number cruncher. Analysts actually review data and determine how it can be used to solve problems, learn key insights about a business's customers and boost profits. Analysts also work to communicate this information with key stakeholders, including company leadership.

If you plan to continue your education, and potentially open up opportunities in management-level roles, SNHU's online master's in data analytics can offer a seamless next step to help you get there.

Job Growth and Salary

Data is big business today. And because organizations want all the data that can help them make the right decisions, it's no wonder that these jobs are both in demand and well paid.

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Job Growth

Through 2031, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 31% projected job growth for statisticians and mathematicians through 2031 – much faster than the average for all occuprations.1 In addition, roles for operations research analysts are projected grow 23% and market research analyst jobs may see 19% growth in the same time period.1

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The BLS reports that the median annual salary in 2021 was $96,280 for statisticians and mathematicians.1 That's more than double the median pay for all workers.

Start Your Journey Toward an Online Data Analytics Degree

Prepare for Your Career

Jarrod Campbell SmilingDr. Susan McKenzie, Associate Dean of STEM Programs at SNHU

"Data analysts are in high demand across many industries and fields as data has become a very large component of every business. The undergraduate degree in data analytics provides an entry place into many of these careers depending on the skills of the individual."

Courses & Curriculum

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.

Paulitia Sheldon with the text Paulitia Sheldon

You'll learn from expert instructors who will facilitate meaningful discussions in the online classroom. Paulitia Sheldon, a data analytics instructor at SNHU, is one of them.

"I found Southern New Hampshire University in 2014, and from day one have just felt connected to the mission of learning," Sheldon said.

"I am just always so impressed with the careers and life experiences our students share and how they also balance their master's program," she continued. "I have had the opportunity to be involved with hundreds of students during my time at SNHU, and we have so many amazing learners."

Curriculum Requirements & Resources

Degree Specific Courses

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.

General Education

All bachelor's students are required to take general education classes. Through these foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.

Technology Resources

We provide 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.

Earn Math Credits

Save time and tuition with our Pathways to Math Success assessments. Depending on your scores, you could earn up to 12 math credits – the equivalent of 4 courses – toward your degree for less than $50 per assessment. For additional information, or to register for a Pathways to Math Success assessment, contact your admission counselor or academic advisor today.

University Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.

Tuition & Fees

As a private, nonprofit university, we’re committed to making college more accessible by making it more affordable. That’s why we offer some of the lowest online tuition rates in the nation.

We also 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.

Online Undergraduate Programs Per Course Per Credit Hour Annual Cost for 30 credits 
Degree/Certificates $960 $320 $9,600
Degree/Certificates (U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty)* $675 $225 $6,750

Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually. *Note: students receiving this rate are not eligible for additional discounts.

Additional Costs No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)

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