The Bachelor of Science in Applied Business Analytics is oriented toward students who have a business mindset and propensity for data and analytics. You will acquire data skills that relate to working with datasets to find meaning, along with analytics skills that comprise of defining and implementing models to gain insight into predicting what might happen or recommending a course of action(s). Through this transfer-friendly business analytics degree program, you will examine the fundamentals of database structures, data mining, analytics modeling. You will also observe the role of governance and ethics within information technology with specific emphasis on preparing for an audit, complying with government regulations and understanding data-privacy issues. Since analytics and technology are often intertwined, information technology project management is also addressed in the program. This BS in Applied Business Analytics degree program is specifically targeted toward the emerging business analytics profession for students who have an existing foundation in selected areas of business, such as accounting, finance, marketing and management. Emphasis is placed on a combined mix of database and analytical skills. You will learn to leverage core business knowledge and analytic skills to help gain insight into and/or solve business problems using an analytics approach.
Residents of Mississippi require an associate's degree or higher. Some college courses are required.
Accreditation & Licensing
The Higher Learning Commission
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
MS* = Associate's Degree or Higher
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