Bachelor of Science in
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.
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.
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|
|Humanities elective (lower or upper level)||3|
|Physical and Life Science|
|PHYS 123||Science of Flight||3|
|MATH 111||Pre-calculus for Aviation||3|
|STAT 211||Statistics with Aviation Applications||3|
|or STAT 222||Business Statistics|
|CSCI 123||Introduction to Computing for Data Analysis||3|
|Common Business Core|
|MGMT 201||Principles of Management||3|
|MGMT 221||Introduction to Management Information Systems||3|
|ACCT 210||Financial Accounting||3|
|ACCT 312||Managerial Accounting||3|
|OBLD 317||Organizational Behavior||3|
|MGMT 325||Social Responsibility and Ethics in Management||3|
|FINE 332||Corporate Finance I||3|
|BUSW 335||International Business||3|
|BUSW 390||Business Law||3|
|LGMT 420||Management of Production and Operations||3|
|MGMT 436||Strategic Management||3|
|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|
|Open Electives (Lower or Upper Level)||3|
|Total Degree Requirements||120|
Minnesota student residents refer to State of Minnesota Course Requirement statement for Humanities requirements.
Estimate your tuition by using the Tuition Calculator
Learn more about the benefits of an Online Degree
Learn about our General Education