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Loras College Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Business Analytics
Loras College

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Business Analytics

Dubuque, USA

4 Years


Full time

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Aug 2024

USD 33,500 / per year *


* annual full-time rate


Bridge the gap between raw data, statistics and business practices while providing a higher level of understanding, visual representation, and deep data insights. Business Analytics is an interdisciplinary major with applications in all areas of business. Students embarking on this path will develop solid skills in data mining and methods of discovery, all while exploring the role of ethics and the social value associated with big data collection and usage.

Loras College is a leader in analytics, offering this program under the Francis J. Noonan School of Business, generating a culture of data science and offer students a glimpse into the diverse opportunities available beyond graduation.

Student Learning Outcomes – Business Analytics

  1. Apply statistical concepts to data analysis and modeling
  2. Apply business analytics techniques using programming languages and software
  3. Import, clean, and transform data in different platforms
  4. Create and apply visualization for a better understanding of data
  5. Utilize the outcomes of analytics for better business decision making
  6. Effectively communicate the findings of the analysis in written and oral form
  7. Create predictive models using machine learning algorithms
  8. Apply ethical reasoning to business analytics issues

Career Opportunities

“What can you do with a Business Analytics degree?”

As a Business Analytics major, you will be prepared for a variety of interesting careers:

  • Social Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Health Care and Medical Research
  • Financial Modeling and Prediction
  • Accounting and Audit
  • Insurance and Actuarial Analytics
  • Business Process Management and Operations
  • Government and Environmental Studies
  • Sustainability
  • Sports Analytics

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