In nearly every industry today, analytics professionals are in high demand. Employers recognize the value of hiring individuals who can use quantitative information to support informed decision making. From agriculture to the social sciences, accounting to marketing and engineering to medicine, data analysts are increasingly sought after. As a business and analytics major at the Daniels College of Business, you'll be immersed in statistical techniques, data modeling and business scenarios to help you identify meaning, explain causation and make predictions.
Daniels' Business Analytics program emphasizes both hard and soft skills. Mathematics and statistics, along with quantitative and technical analysis and research skills, ensure you're able to interpret the data in front of you. You'll also improve your abilities in communication, relationship management, decision making and problem solving, so you'll be able to achieve in a variety of business environments. Project management, organization and data presentation expertise can give you an advantage in running projects of your own, and you'll have the chance to develop coding and programming skills in major applications.