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Bachelor of Science in Data Analytics

WSU’s online bachelor of science in data analytics prepares students for careers in the emerging high-demand field of big data. You will learn the tools and techniques to collect, manage, explore and analyze large, complex datasets, and you will be able to effectively communicate your findings to help companies in a wide range of industries make better business decisions.

The interdisciplinary curriculum includes courses in data analytics, computer science, statistics, math and communication. The specialization track gives students a deeper expertise in the area of business. The skills you will learn are highly transferable and graduates can use their knowledge to bring value to a wide spectrum of industries.

Courses are taught by WSU distinguished faculty who also teach on the WSU physical campuses.

Math Preparation
To be successful in the program, students must have strong math skills. Math 171, 172, and 220 are prerequisites to all Data Analytics courses above CPTS/STAT 115, and must be taken at another college or university. Students can be admitted to the program and take the three math courses concurrently at another school while enrolled in CPTS/STAT 115 and various UCORE undergraduate courses at WSU Global Campus.

Careers
Data analytics is currently the most in demand of all technical fields, with starting salaries in six figures for some application areas.

Core data skills acquired in the degree enable you to work as a data analyst in diverse employment sectors, including manufacturing, e-commerce, transportation, retail, health care, government, insurance, finance, education, environmental management, and more.

Accreditation
Washington State University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. More information on accreditation here.

Why WSU Global Campus?
WSU Global Campus fulfills WSU’s 1890 land-grant mission of expanding access to education. We use new technologies, but uphold old-school values, with courses taught by expert WSU faculty, academic advisors intent on your success, and a diploma backed by a long-established reputation for excellence.

Besides receiving an exceptional education, students enrolled in WSU Global Campus are also invited to events coordinated by the online student government and the Global Connections program. These include face-to-face gatherings, online career fairs, live-stream cultural performances, keynote addresses and other events.

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Additional Info

online@wsu.edu
PO Box 645220
Washington State University
Pullman WA 99164-5220
800-222-4978
509-335-3557

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