Bachelor of Science in
The field of analytics is rapidly growing and now is the time to embrace the data revolution with a Business Analytics bachelor's degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
The Business Analytics program offers students a unique opportunity to bring data-driven decision making to all facets of an organization to solve complex business problems. Students will learn hands-on analytical skills from data collection and analysis to complex analytics to building dashboards and infographics.
Program faculty have both academic and practitioner backgrounds in cross-platform analytics and have consulted for airlines, solved complex transportation problems, and beyond.
Courses in the Business Analytics degree program are application-oriented, build on each other, and will prepare graduates for work in a host of different settings.
About Business Analytics at the Asia Campus
Whether you are an entry- or mid-level manager looking to improve organizational outcomes, have dreams of becoming an analyst or improving your analytical skills, or simply want to enhance your own data literacy, the Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics program at Embry-Riddle's Asia Campus is the perfect place to start.
This program consists of four major areas of study:
- Sourcing Data
- Database and Data Manipulation
- Statistics and Computation
- Output and Visualization
Unlike other programs that may have a data science or computer science focus, this business analytics program has a substantial business focus with the goal of driving optimal business outcomes and strategy using hands-on activities, the latest in analytics and visualization software, and relevant thought-provoking case studies.
This is not just number crunching but solving real-world business problems.
In addition to the four major areas of study, the concepts of data ethics and effective communication are woven throughout the program.
The Business Analytic bachelor's program is well connected to industry and industry needs and has been reviewed by numerous well-known industry partners. Representatives from PWC, CohnReznick, The Boeing Company, SAS, Dark Cubed, and more have provided feedback on the content, flow, and job preparedness of this program.* The final Capstone course will allow students to solve a real-world industry problem and the Capstone can even be used as a skills showcase for future employment or promotion.
Businesses today compete on data and managers must have an enhanced data literacy; more so now than ever before. The program meets this industry need and prepares students to embrace evidence-based management, data-driven decision making, as well as solve complex business problems using business analytics.
*Feedback has been provided by members of the College of Business Dean’s Council, Embry-Riddle Worldwide Industry Advisory Board as well as alumni working in well-known aerospace, IT, and business corporations.
Organizations are generating volumes of data. This data could be used to solve problems, generate insight, mitigate risk, identify superior products, etc. if it were properly analyzed. The Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics (BSBA) is grounded in the concepts of Evidence-Based Management and seeks to provide data-driven answers to today's organizational questions. Students will learn how to source, manipulate, and analyze data as well as generate insightful results all within an ethical framework. These results will include infographics, visualizations, and executive reports suitable for a business audience. In addition, students will learn the hands-on skills needed to use popular analytics software platforms and manage large volumes of data and report out those results in impactful ways using aviation and aerospace examples and case studies. The goal of this degree is to enable to the student to look through a business lens, generate new insights with data, and influence key business decisions.
|Embry-Riddle courses in the general education categories of Communication Theory and Skills, Humanities, and Social Sciences may be chosen from the list below, assuming prerequisite requirements are met. Courses from other institutions are acceptable if they fall into these broad categories and are at the level specified.|
|Communication Theory and Skills|
|ENGL 123||English Composition||3|
|ENGL 222||Business Communication||3|
|HUMN 330||Values and Ethics||3|
|SOCI 210||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|MATH 111||Pre-calculus for Aviation||3|
|STAT 211||Statistics with Aviation Applications||3|
|CSCI 123||Introduction to Computing for Data Analysis||3|
|PHYS 123||Science of Flight||3|
|WEAX 201||Meteorology I||3|
|Common Business Core|
|MGMT 210||Financial Accounting||3|
|MGMT 201||Principles of Management||3|
|MGMT 317||Organizational Behavior||3|
|MGMT 312||Managerial Accounting||3|
|MGMT 221||Introduction to Management Information Systems||3|
|MGMT 332||Corporate Finance I||3|
|MGMT 390||Business Law||3|
|MGMT 436||Strategic Management||3|
|MGMT 335||International Business||3|
|MGMT 420||Management of Production and Operations||3|
|Singapore Specific Core|
|RSCH 202||Introduction to Research Methods||3|
|COIN 496||Co-Operative Education||3*|
|*When taken as a part of the BS in Business Analytics degree, COIN 496 is a 3 credit hour course, and credit hours are approved by the Program Chair.|
|Business Analytics Core|
|MGMT 352||Business Quantitative Methods||3|
|BUAN 301||Evidence-Based Management: The Need for Data||3|
|MGMT 428||Business Analytics and Data Intelligence||3|
|BUAN 302||Communication and Ethics in Data Analysis||3|
|MGMT 385||Programming Concepts||3|
|MGMT 392||Database Management||3|
|BUAN 304||Advanced Statistics and Analytics Concepts||3|
|BUAN 405||Applied Analytics I -- Descriptive Analytics||3|
|BUAN 406||Applied Analytics II -- Predictive Analytics||3|
|BUAN 407||Business Intelligence in Industry Capstone||3|
|Transfer Credit -or- COB Minor -or- COB non-duplicated undergraduate level courses||15|
|Total Degree Requirements||120|
Students applying from Singapore:
- Official copies of your polytechnic transcripts. In order for these documents to be considered official you must request an original copy from your polytechnic institution.
- Official copy of your polytechnic diploma.
- Official copies of your General Certificate of Education Ordinary level (GCE O-Level) and General Certificate of Education Advanced level (GCE A-Level) results.
- Official copies of your GCE O-Level and GCE A-Level results. In order for these documents to be considered official, you must present to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University the original certificates so that an official copy can be made. Students who have taken A-Level examinations are eligible for exemptions based on the subjects they’ve taken and the grades received. View the list of exemptions for A-Level graduates.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University requires that all international students meet the university minimum requirements for admission. These requirements vary from country to country and each application to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is reviewed on an individual case-by-case basis. For a list of minimum entry requirements by country, please click here.
Students studying in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma are eligible for exemptions based on the subjects they’ve taken and the grades received. View the list of exemptions for IB Diploma holders.
Students who have taken A-Level examinations are eligible for exemptions based on the subjects they’ve taken and the grades received. View the list of exemptions for A-Level graduates.
Applicants for whom English is not the primary language must either:
- Attain a minimum score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 550 (paper-based) or 79-80 (Internet-based).
- Attain a minimum score on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of 6.0.
- Earn transferable credit for a course that is the equivalent of ENGL 123 (English Composition) at an accredited postsecondary institution.
- Show evidence of attendance and graduation from a secondary school in which the language of instruction was English.
International students should visit Singapore’s Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) FAQ website for information on the issuance of a student pass/student visa. All student pass requirements will be shared with students when an admission decision is made by the university.
Official/Attested copies of documents listed above should be mailed to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Office of Enrollment Management, 75 Bukit Timah Road, #02-01 Boon Siew Building, Singapore 229833. Alternatively, students may make an appointment to bring original documents in so that an official copy can be made.
Only upon submission of the documents listed above will the University be able to process your application.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics (BSBA) through our newly formed partnership with ERC Institute. The ERC Institute partnership provides us with the ability to host students in a full-time or part-time classroom capacity. The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University BSBA program in Singapore is the same program offered in the United States, Europe and online, with enhancements to satisfy the unique demands of aviation management professionals in Singapore and the surrounding regions.
Full-Time (courses conducted during the day)
Students pursuing the BSBA degree program at a full-time pace will take 3 courses each term. The 120-credit hour BSBA degree is designed to be completed in 3.5 years. However, diploma and/or A-Level holders are eligible for a significant number of course exemptions and can expect to complete the degree program in as little as 2 years.
Part-Time (courses conducted during the evening)
Students pursuing the BSBA degree program at a part-time pace will take 2 courses each term. The full 120-credit hour BSBA degree is designed to be completed in 5 years. However, diploma and/or A-Level holders are eligible for a significant number of course exemptions and can expect to complete the degree program in as little as 3 years. Part-time students also have the option of accelerating completion of the degree by taking some courses entirely online.
The cost of the Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics (BSBA) degree is dependent on the number of credits a student is required to take to complete the degree requirements.
Diploma Graduates / GCE A-Level Students
Students entering the program with a diploma or GCE A-Level examination results may be eligible to receive credit exemptions. Exemptions vary but students may receive up to 48 credit exemptions based on their diploma and GCE A-level subjects.
Current fees for the degree program can be found on our tuition page.
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A grant of $2,500 is offered for each sibling of the same family simultaneously enrolled on a full-time basis. Example, two siblings enroll at the same time, but one completes or departs the University before the other sibling, the grant is discontinued for the sibling still enrolled.
Embry-Riddle Asia offers a range of academic merit and demonstrated need based scholarships to new students. The scholarship amounts range from S$3,000 to S$9,000 and are spread across the duration of a student’s degree. Awards are based on a student’s academic merit (CGPA and/or A-Level examination results) and demonstrated financial need of the student and/or family. Eligible students are invited to complete a scholarship application after admission to the university. In order to keep the scholarship, a student must maintain a CGPA of 3.00. If a student’s CGPA drops below 3.00 the scholarship will be cancelled for all future terms. The scholarship is only valid for study at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Asia and is not transferable to other locations/campuses at Embry-Riddle. The minimum eligibility requirements are:
- Post-Secondary/Diploma Grade Point Average of 3.00 or higher on a 4.00 scale, and/or
- A pass certificate at the A-Level with a minimum grade of B or higher for two subjects taken at the advanced level, and/or
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB) total score of 32 or higher
Data Taming: Business Analysts Provide Solutions through Data Analysis
Embry-Riddle’s Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics degree prepares students to solve real-world business problems and focuses on sourcing data, database and data manipulation, statistics and computation, and output and visualization. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics does not specifically report on business analysts. However, the agency does anticipate the demand for management analysts, a similar occupation, will grow by 14 percent before 2026 with an estimated median pay of $83,610.