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Bachelor of Science in
Business Analytics

With the analytics field rapidly growing, now is the time to embrace the data revolution with a bachelor's degree in Business Analytics. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates the demand for analysts in fields such as business management to grow by 14 percent before 2026 with an estimated median pay of $83,610.

Embry-Riddle’s online Business Analytics degree 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 academic and practitioner backgrounds in cross-platform analytics and have consulted for airlines, solved complex transportation problems, and beyond.

Courses in the Business Analytics online degree are application-oriented, build on each other, and will prepare graduates for work in a host of different settings.

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About Business Analytics at the Worldwide & Online 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 Business Analytics undergraduate degree at Embry-Riddle's Worldwide 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 business analytics degree programs that may have a data science or computer science focus, our Business Analytics degree 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 business analytics program.

The Business Analytics bachelor's degree 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 – now, more than ever before. With an analytics degree, you can help meet this industry need by embracing evidence-based management and data-driven decision-making while solving complex business problems through 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.   

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