Bachelor's in Business Analytics

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Why Study Business Analytics? 

In today's fast-paced, data-driven world, organizations seek professionals who can not only interpret data, but translate it into actionable business strategies. Our Business Analytics program is designed with this key role in mind – offering a unique blend of statistical, analytical, and business knowledge designed to prepare you to tackle real-world business problems.  

What You'll Learn 

Throughout your studies, you'll explore core business areas while learning to apply various analytical tools and technology. From programming languages to visualization software and statistical packages, you'll gain hands-on experience in leveraging data to drive business success. Beyond technical skills, you will hone your ability to think strategically, communicate effectively, and advocate for data-informed decisions at the highest levels.

Program Details

View the core requirements for the Bachelor's in Business Analytics at Columbia College.

Our program not only stands as a degree on its own but can be added to an existing degree as a certificate, making it a highly attractive resume builder. You have the option to stack certificates or opt for non-degree seeking paths, which align with the demands of this rapidly growing field.

Combining the examination of business principles with an emphasis on data and technology, the program will prepare you to make informed data driven decisions and to effectively present findings in a business context, through various courses such as: 

  • Statistics for the Behavioral and Natural Sciences 
  • Introduction to Python Programming 
  • Data Visualization for Business Analytics 
  • Spreadsheet Modeling and Decision Analysis 
  • Power Business Intelligence 
  • Strategic Management

Pair your degree with a related minor or explore your other interests without taking on a full course load.

Flexible Education

Columbia College Global offers traditional classroom instruction for many courses at nationwide locations. Students at nationwide locations are expected to engage with multiple learning methods, including online and virtual while completing their degree. Columbia College offers on-campus programs with traditional classroom instruction at the Residential Campus in Columbia, Missouri.


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