Bachelor of Science in Applied Business Analytics
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

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.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand Canyon University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLCommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

https://www.gcu.edu/academics/accreditation

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Additional criteria and/or ACT/SAT scores may be required for applicants with less than a 3.0 GPA.
  • Residents of Mississippi require an associate's degree or higher for admission.