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Overview

Every day, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created, and companies that are more proficient in data-driven decision making are more profitable than their competitors (Burning Glass, 2018). This means those with analytics skills are in high-demand, and our Bachelor of Science in Analytics program gives students the competencies, skills, and experience they need to have successful careers across a range of industries. 

In this program you will develop your analytical capabilities through hands-on courses where you will:

  • Develop a foundation of argumentation, reasoning, and analytical thinking
  • Learn how to fetch and process data
  • Run statistical analysis
  • Program with R and Python
  • Communicate the story told by the data through visualization tools
  • Transform data into insights used for strategic decision-making 

You will also have the opportunity to gain experience by working with leading companies on real-world data analytics projects that help them make critical decisions. You’ll be able to tailor your degree to your career goals by selecting electives that will prepare you for employment in a broad range of industries exercising your data analytics skills.


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Unique Features

  • You can participate in real-world, hands-on learning projects to ensure you get experience that puts you in demand with employers.
  • You’ll learn from faculty experts who have extensive real-world experience and will ensure you get practical skills that will help you advance your career.

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Curriculum


For 100+ years, we’ve designed our programs with one thing in mind—your success. Explore the current program requirements and course descriptions, all designed to meet today’s industry needs and must-have skills. 

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Experiential Learning

Northeastern's signature experience-powered learning model has been at the heart of the university for more than a century. It combines world-class academics with professional practice, allowing you to acquire relevant, real-world skills you can immediately put into action in your current workplace. This makes a Northeastern education a dynamic, transformative experience, giving you countless opportunities to grow as a professional and person.

 

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Career Outcomes

Career Outcomes

69% of employers say they prefer job candidates with data analytics skills, and by 2022 there will be 2.72 million job postings for skilled analytics professionals. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opportunities in the analytics field are expected to grow at a faster-than-average pace especially for graduates with the ability to interpret and transform data into actionable insights.

 

What can you do with your degree?

This analytics program is well suited for individuals who wish to pursue a career as an analyst in a variety of industries including marketing, finance, management, and healthcare.

Job titles to consider include:

  • Data Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Analyst
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Operations Analyst
  • Sales Operations Analyst
  • Healthcare Data Analyst

Industry-Aligned Faculty

Our industry-aligned faculty bring relevant real-world experience, knowledge, expertise, and connections that will help you achieve your career goals.

Alice Mello
Assistant Teaching Professor
Uwe Hohgrawe
Professor of the Practice

Admissions

    Fall, Spring, Summer
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Financial Info

The university's financial aid policies are designed to enrich our campus community by ensuring that Northeastern is affordable for all admitted students. The below cost per credit is for non-lab courses. You can find the cost per credit of lab courses by visiting our Tuition and Fees page.

  • $541 Cost per Credit
  • $10.2K Avg Institutional Aid
  • 45% % Receiving Aid