Build upon your technology skills while broadening your business acumen in the fast-growing realm of big data. Our fully online Data Analytics Bachelor’s degree program features multiple entry options enabling completion in as few as 18 months.* You’ll develop the technological proficiency and business know-how that are crucial in today’s digital economy. Whether you’re looking to start or advance your career, you’ll be prepared to work with large amounts of data from various sources and develop actionable insights to help business leaders and their organizations.
This Bachelor’s degree program is available with Flex Choice®, which allows you to combine traditional courses and optional self-directed assessments in order for you to earn your degree with more flexibility and affordability.
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Gain In-Field Skills Employers Seek
Through cutting-edge curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you’ll gain key skills using real-world tools and platforms like Excel®, SAS®, Tableau and Microsoft® Azure—and you’ll become proficient in programming languages such as SQL, R and Python. Along with these deep technical skills and concepts, you’ll also learn essential techniques, including:
Learn to consolidate data from multiple sources in the enterprise environment, and design and deploy Extract Transform Load (ETL) jobs for large data sets for data reporting.
Learn how to problem solve by identify common types of data quality issues including missing data, incorrect data, outliers, normalization and duplication.
Run data extracts and scripts to demonstrate a complete data analysis process, provide key insights to business stakeholders and improve analysis results.
Learn to use tools, such as Tableau, that aid in visualizing data and how to develop objective depiction of data using an editorial thinking approach.
Prepare for Industry Certifications
Our innovative curriculum and coursework helps prepare you for the SAS® Certified Base Programmer for SAS® 9 credential exam. Rasmussen College will reimburse you for designated practice exams and application fees.*
*Rasmussen College will reimburse you any out-of-pocket costs of the application fee for each first attempt of up to three industry certification exams for which you qualify. Should you need to take an exam more than once to receive a passing grade score, you will be responsible for all subsequent exam application fees. Rasmussen College will provide practice exams and materials when available.
Our Grads Work Across Industries
Graduates from our School of Technology programs are working for leading industries, including:*
- Financial Services
117 Years of Successful Graduates
At Rasmussen College, we’ve been dedicated to our mission of preparing students for career success since 1900.
*Industry information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the industries shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities within these industries will be available.
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Program Entry Requirements
Entrance requirements for the Data Analytics Bachelor’s degree vary by entrance option.To learn more, please speak with a program manager.
How Much Could You Earn in Data Analytics
In-Demand Career Options for Your Future
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential. Here is the average salary and projected job growth for data analytics professionals:
|Job Title(s)||10th Percentile||25th Percentile||50th Percentile||Job Growth (By Year 2026)|
|Computer and Information Systems Managers||$82,360||$105,290||$135,800||12%|
|Software Developers Systems Software||$64,650||$83,270||$106,860||11%|
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed September 13, 2017] www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed December 13, 2017] www.bls.gov/ooh/. BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
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We Help Make College Affordable
At Rasmussen College, we believe higher education should be a successful investment. That’s why we offer affordable options that make earning your degree attainable. See how you can save:
- Flex Choice® learning option
- Loans and Grants
- Scholarship Opportunities
- Corporate and Military Discounts
- Seamless transfer policies
Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program:
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Time to Complete
Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
Industry Certification Exams
Rasmussen College will reimburse the application fee for each first attempt of all of the industry certification exams for which you qualify to take. Should you need to take an exam more than once to receive a passing score, you will be responsible for all subsequent exam application fees.