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Analytics Co-Major and ISA Major, BA Track Career Info

Analytics describes the extensive use of data to guide evidence-based decision-making. This field has emerged during a time when massively large data sets are being collected throughout society. Analytics lives at the junction between numerous traditional disciplines including information systems and statistics.

This program will provide a framework for thinking about the collection and use of so-called "big data" and students will develop skills for handling structured and unstructured data sets and for developing models to predict behavior in data-rich environments.  The analytics program is truly interdisciplinary and provides a framework for thinking about the collection and use of data. The co-major will complement the pursuit of any major across the university.

Skills

  • Learn a framework for thinking about the collection and use of “big data”
  • Handle structured and unstructured data sets
  • Develop models to predict behavior in data-rich environments

Prospective Employers

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Bain & Company
  • Cardinal Health
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Eli Lilly & Co
  • EY
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Kroger
  • PNC
  • Stout
  • W.W. Grainger

Career Opportunities

  • Associate Consultant
  • Audit Associate
  • Banking Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Analytics Consultant
  • Business Technology Analyst
  • Decision Management Analyst
  • IT Programmer Analyst
  • Junior Data Analyst
  • Quantitative Risk Analyst
  • Senior Data Analyst
  • Strategy Associate
  • Technology Development Associate
  • Valuation Advisory Analyst