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You can prepare for a high demand field and cultivate real-world data analysis skills with a minor in data analytics from Carlow University.
The Data Analytics minor is open to any major. A minimum of 16 credits is required, at least 3 of which must be an elective.
You can develop your career as a data analyst with one of Carlow University’s data analytics programs. You will cultivate data interpretation and data analysis skills and learn how to communicate your findings and drive an organization’s growth.
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
With threats to technology and information security ever present, cybersecurity is a critical and compelling field. In this graduate certificate program, you can receive training in the investigative tools used in dealing with cyber crime. Guided by experienced members of law enforcement, accounting and the private sector, you will gain an understanding of cyber threats, and learn how to identify threat actors and conduct online investigations.
The graduate certificate in Cyber Threat Research and Analytics is a collaboration between Carlow’s Master’s of Fraud and Forensics program and the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA).
As few as 5 months
The Cyber Threat Research and Analytics curriculum focuses on the complexities of investigating cybercrime, protecting organizational and personal data, understanding social media and national and international laws that regulate cyber activity.
You will learn about encryption, obfuscation and virtual currency through a general introduction to the dark web; security-based skills essential to investigation and dark web targeting tactics; techniques to anonymize yourself; and intelligence methodologies and data analysis.
The curriculum also includes a capstone two-day, onsite residency at the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance in Pittsburgh.
Career opportunities in cyber security require different levels of education. Positions include forensic computer analyst, information security analyst and security architect.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment rate for information security analysts is expected to grow 31% over the next 10 years.
You can apply for free online, and must submit the following materials:
An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred; however, provisional admission is also possible if you do not meet all of the admission criteria but exhibit a strong possibility of academic success.
Fall, Spring & Summer
If you are interested in this graduate certificate program, our Admissions team is available to assist you with the next steps.
Carlow University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Data Analytics program allows you to gain the vital clinical and statistical analysis skills needed in today’s evolving healthcare landscape.
With a Healthcare Data Analytics minor from Carlow University, you can round out your education with an introduction to medicine, information and business. You will study the electronic health records landscape, industry challenges, medical terminology and other essential information needed for science and medical studies.