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Data Analytics

Online Bachelor's Degree

Earn your Data Analytics degree online in as few as 18 months! With a Data Analytics degree, you can build upon your technology skills while broadening your business acumen in the fast-growing realm of big data.1 Our online Data Analytics degree program features multiple entry options to provide technological proficiency and business know-how that are crucial to employers. Whether you’re looking to advance your degree or change your career, our Data Analytics courses prepare you to compile large amounts of data from various sources and develop actionable insights to help business leaders and their organizations.

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  • Online Data Analytics Courses

    Flexible and affordable, online Data Analytics courses are designed to give you more control and balance over your busy schedule. Learn through live interactive sessions with faculty and peers, real-world projects and virtual labs. You'll receive continued support from admissions advisors, experienced faculty, library and learning resources, experienced tutors, 24/7 tech support, personal student advisors and career services.

  • Experience with Cutting-Edge Tech

    As a Data Analytics degree online student, you'll use innovative tools such as Tableau, Microsoft® Azure and Excel®, and languages such as SQL, R and Python, to visualize data and utilize the growing digital economy. This program is also supported by Tableau for Teaching, a highly regarded data visualization program used throughout the analytics industry. Tableau Logo

  • Institutional Accreditation and Industry Certifications

    Rasmussen University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The Data Analytics online program is aligned with the SAS® Joint Certificate program.2  Upon passing three specific courses, you will automatically earn the SAS Data Analytics Joint Certificate, helping you prepare to work in data-rich business environments and gain a competitive edge in the job market. Our state-of-the-art online Data Analytics courses and curriculum also help you work toward the SAS® Certified Base Programmer for SAS® 9 credential exam and Tableau® Desktop 10 Qualified Associate certification.3

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  • Self-Directed Assessments

    Save time and money on your Data Analytics Bachelor's Completer degree program with self-directed assessments. These $149 online, interactive assessments allow you to show that you already achieved the skills and knowledge for a particular course and don't need to take it. We'll provide prep materials, and you can work with a peer tutor to prepare at no additional cost. Learn more about self-directed assessments and other Knowledge Credit options.

Data Analytics Credentials Offered

Data Analytics Degree Online:

Bachelor's Degree

Finish in as few as

18 months1

Learning includes

  • Online
  • Campus Support and Resources

Intended for

Students looking to pursue a successful career in data analytics across a wide range of businesses with well-rounded knowledge about the field and fast-growing realm of big data.

Prepares you for

Business intelligence developer, data analyst, data quality analyst, junior data analyst, systems engineer, systems software developer, web analytics analyst

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With a Data Analytics Bachelor's degree from Rasmussen University, you can get the right training and thrive in the field of data analytics.

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Let's talk about the Rasmussen University Data Analytics program.

I'm Jen Ayotte, assistant vice president of undergraduate education.

Students in the Data Analytics program learn to explore and apply data analytics principles in courses that use industry-standard tools. This helps students build valuable career skills.

Businesses and organizations rely on data to make decisions. To do that, they need employees who know how to gather and process data effectively.

Whether the goal is increasing revenue, controlling processes, managing risk or reducing expenses, if an organization has data, an analyst can help.

The best data analysts have a mix of analytical and communication skills. They need to provide analyses, recommend changes, collaborate with others and get others’ support.

Our online courses are built to provide theory and practice that integrates all of these skills. Assignments are designed to mirror realistic work scenarios like those you will see in your career.

Our instructors work in the field and hold regular live classroom sessions where you can ask questions and learn from their expertise. You'll have plenty of support along the way.

Learn more about the Data Analytics program at Rasmussen University by visiting Rasmussen.edu.

Turn Your Online Data Analytics Degree into a Career

We’ve made advancing your Data Analytics education easier by offering classes and credentials that fit into a busy working schedule. Seamless transfer policies work to maximize your credits and help drive your ambitions forward. Save time and money with $149 self-directed assessments, which allow you to prove that you already have the knowledge for a particular course and don't need to take it.

Our online Data Analytics training and curriculum also help you work toward pursuing the SAS® Certified Base Programmer for SAS® 9 credential exam and Tableau® Desktop 10 Qualified Associate exam through coursework designed to provide the required knowledge and state-of-the-art skills. Rasmussen University will reimburse you for designated practice exams and application fees.3

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.4 Here are just a few examples of where an online Data Analytics degree can take you.

Software Developers

  • BLS Earnings Data: 5

    • $64,470 10th Percentile
    • $90,870 25th Percentile
    • $120,730 50th Percentile
  • BLS Projected Growth 2020–2030: 5


  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree

Computer and Information Systems Managers

  • BLS Earnings Data: 5

    • $95,220 10th Percentile
    • $122,820 25th Percentile
    • $159,010 50th Percentile
  • BLS Projected Growth 2020–2030: 5


  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree

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