Data Analytics

QUICK LINKS

Data Analytics

at a glance

Minor icon MINOR

In a data-saturated world, data analytics has never seen greater demand, and is a critical role in nearly every employment sector. As such, we’ve created this course to be specifically job and skill-oriented. From the non-technical basics of data analysis to AI and machine learning, you’ll acquire a wealth of knowledge for one of the world’s fastest-growing occupations.

Careers: Data Analyst, Data Engineer, Data Scientist, Machine Learning Engineer

data analytics people analyzing data

ACQUIRE VALUABLE AND IN-DEMAND DATA CAREER SKILLS

Uncover the purpose, origin and pivotal role of data analytics in today’s data-driven world. You’ll excel with the most important industry tools like R, Python and SQL to explore, understand and manipulate datasets, create compelling data visualizations and program your own AI through machine learning algorithms. In short, this minor will give you highly valuable career skills to stand out in a constantly changing and highly competitive job market.

light bulbFast Fact: The Big Data job market disproportionately values skill over credentials. In this minor, you’ll especially focus on practical skill development to pave the way to a successful career.

data analytics meeting skills you will gain

Skills you will gain with

A Data Analytics DEGREE

  1. Technical Proficiency – Master the basic use of the most prominent processes, methods and tools of the data analytics industry. You’ll acquire a working understanding of popular coding languages like Python, R and SQL for data acquisition, processing, exploration, analysis, manipulation, visualization and more.
  2. Investigative Analysis – Prepare to become a “dataset detective.” Using the leading industry tools, you’ll dive into real datasets to discover hidden trends and statistics to provide effective, data-driven solutions and create compelling, actionable narratives backed by cold, hard facts.
  3. Problem Solving – As a data analyst, you’ll often be tasked with investigating a dataset to provide a fact-based solution to any given problem. Yet, working within a dataset presents its own myriad of problems from messy, missing or corrupted data to working with dates and times that just don’t jive with your coding library. Through repetition and hands-on execution, you’ll learn to provide simple solutions to complex problems.
data analytics meeting skills you will gain

CAREER PATHS

Take the NEXT STEP

start your application

Start your

APPLICATION

get some financial aid

Get some

FINANCIAL AID

Talk to an advisor

Contact

ADMISSIONS

A look into the

Data Analytics DEPARTMENT

DATA 115 Foundations of Data Analytics (2 credits or 4 credits)
DATA 201 Data Visualization and Business Intelligence
DATA 220 Data Management
DATA 270 Introduction to Descriptive Analytics
DATA 290 Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Learn more about the Economics Major

More to help you

ON YOUR JOURNEY

young professional man career services success

CAREER SERVICES

Career Services prides itself on providing students, alumni and employers with the opportunity to connect. No matter where you are in your career search, whether it’s deciding on a path, preparing for your first job interview or working on graduate school or fellowship applications, we can help.

catholic college priest giving eucharist faith

Catholic Culture

The spiritual life on campus is the beating heart of Ave. Whether it’s attending Mass, receiving the sacraments, participating in retreats or getting spiritual direction, you’ll find the spiritual support you need from the priests and staff of Campus Ministry.

undergraduate core curriculum woman studying

CORE CURRICULUM

With AMU’s core curriculum, you’ll not only achieve breadth of knowledge, but also depth of knowledge. You’ll encounter the truth about God and His creation more completely through the dynamic interplay of all of the liberal arts, including theology and natural science.

sunny college in florida ave maria university apply mobile

GO AHEAD AND APPLY!

Sunny skies, warm temperatures, a beautiful campus. What more could you want? How about a community-like atmosphere, quality instructors who care about your success, a wealth of spiritual activities, expert career guidance… and that’s only the beginning. Imagine your future at AMU. It all starts by filling out our free application today.

[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
Apply
Inquire
Visit
Majors
Donate

What are you

LOOKING FOR?

NEXT STEPS