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Business Analytics

     

We create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. Did you know that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years? Every time you download an app, post to social media or use your cell phone GPS, you are participating in the giving and receiving of big data.

Business intelligence and analytics, or big data, have become top priorities to companies of all types and sizes, creating an abundance of opportunities for highly skilled and well-trained professionals to lead within this growing field. The role of a business analyst is to mine data and generate insights to drive strategic planning in an efficient and ethical way.

The interdisciplinary BS in Business Analytics program will help you gain the quantitative, analytical, and presentation skills required to solve business problems, create new business opportunities and support an organization’s latest innovations. You will gain the following skills upon completion of this degree:
  • Data analytics
  • Predictive modeling
  • Data-driven business decision-making

Points of Interest

  • Solve complex issues in business administration using the case approach – learn from “real world” situations as you develop your knowledge and skills in this field.
  • Work on case studies individually and in teams, making class presentations and completing written assignments to strengthen your communication skills.
  • Take advantage of Felician’s location in the greater New York City area – business administration majors are within minutes of various internship opportunities at many business organizations.
  • Build a portfolio demonstrating mastery of the core competencies and present your portfolio during the capstone course.

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Career Opportunities

Completion of a bachelor’s degree in business analytics provides preparation for a career in a variety of professional fields:
  • Cruise lines
  • Federal government
  • Fashion
  • Food industry
  • Libraries
  • Public transportation
  • Public utilities
  • Social media
  • Video games

Positions for Business Analytics Majors

  • Business System Analyst
  • Database Analyst
  • Decision Support Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Fraud/Risk Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Process Analyst

 

Contact

David Turi, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, School of Business
Email | 201.559.3327
Blessed Mary Angela Hall, second floor
Rutherford Campus