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You will acquire the skills needed for a high demand field with a data analyst degree from Carlow University. This interdisciplinary program cultivates both real-world data analysis skills and critical soft skills like interpersonal communication and data storytelling.
Google and LinkedIn name data analysis as one of the top skills sought in potential employees. In this program, you will build critical thinking, analytical and business skills, supplemented with courses in mathematics, statistics and computer programming.
While you will master data interpretation and gain the foundation needed to help lead an organization on the path to growth, you will also learn to communicate your research and findings: Being able to explain research and findings is just as important as the research methods.
Bachelor of Science
On campus, some online
Up to 90 credits
The curriculum will enable you to master analytics competencies that are highly in demand, including linear algebra, statistics, database management and data science, and data applications such as SQL, Power BI, Python and R. You will learn how to access, clean and analyze data sets and use data ethically and responsibly.
Computer labs are equipped with industry-standard software. Class size averages eight to 10 students. In Carlow’s Center for Statistics and Data Analytics, you can work on projects that help Pittsburgh-area nonprofits.
Fast track your way to a master’s by taking graduate courses as an undergraduate student. Course credits count toward both degrees. Apply for the accelerated option after your sophomore year.
With a Data Analytics degree, you’ll find a wide number of career opportunities, including market analyst, market researcher, information technology specialist and statistician, in business or the nonprofit sector.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics, employment for market research analysts is slated to increase 18% from 2019 to 2029, largely driven by increased data use and more industries using market research.
Fall, Spring & Summer