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BS Information Technologies with concentration in Data Analytics

Students interested in a program that helps them increase analytical skills and prepare for a career in information technologies may want to look into Southern New Hampshire University's online Bachelor of Science in Information Technologies with a concentration in Data Analytics. Learn more about this online bachelor's degree program and its course requirements here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Information Technologies with a concentration in Data Analytics

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

Potential students interested in the Bachelor of Science in Information Technologies with a concentration in Data Analytics program may have some computer knowledge and strong analytic and critical-thinking skills. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

Program Description:

The curriculum of SNHU's Bachelor of Science in Information Technologies with a concentration in Data Analytics program offers students the opportunity to study methods for using data analysis to solve business problems and help companies leverage the data to make informed decisions and improve their products and processes. Students will be able to develop their research skills as well as learn ways to verify sources, write technical documents, and create presentations on their data. Additional concentration courses introduce students to SAS and SQL programming and methods for retrieving and manipulating data. Other topics likely to be addressed in core IT courses include project management, database design, computer systems, website design, and data communications.

Learning Format:

Online

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for active-duty service members and their spouses. Contact the SNHU Financial Aid office to learn more about your financial aid options.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Information Technologies with a concentration in Data Analytics:

Information Technology Major Courses

  • MAT 140: Precalculus
  • OL 125: Human Relations in Administration
  • OL 328: Leadership
  • IT 145: Foundation in Application Development
  • IT 200: Fundamentals of Information Technology
  • IT 201: Computer Platform Technologies
  • IT 210: Business Systems Analysis and Design
  • IT 270: Web Site Design
  • IT 315: Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • IT 328: Project Management in Information Technology
  • IT 330: Database Design and Management
  • IT 331: Human Factors in Information Technology
  • IT 340: Network and Telecommunication Management
  • IT 380: Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
  • IT 385: Information Technology Communications
  • IT 412: Cyberlaw and Ethics
  • IT 415: Advanced Information Systems Design (Capstone)
  • IT 420: Advanced Information Systems Implementation (Capstone)
  • IT 489: Information Technology Portfolio Planning

Data Analytics Concentration Courses

  • DAT 210: Foundations of Data Analytics
  • DAT 310: Data Analytics I
  • DAT 320: Data Analytics II
  • Students select one (1) course from the following:
    • DAD 215: Introduction to SAS
    • DAD 334: Oracle SQL Fundamentals
    • DAD 220: Introduction to SQL

General Education Courses

  • 12 credits of Foundation Area courses
  • 24 credits of Exploration Area courses
  • 9 credits of Integration Area courses

(Note: Students must take MAT 240 and ECO 201 as General Education requirements.)

Free Electives

  • 6 credits of free elective courses

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After earning SNHU's Bachelor of Science in Information Technologies with a concentration in Data Analytics, graduates could choose to continue their studies in a master's degree program. A graduate degree could be helpful for those who intend to pursue leadership or management level positions or help students learn advanced analysis techniques. The following master's degrees could be options for graduates:

  • Master of Science in Data Analytics
  • Master of Science in Information Technology
  • Master of Science in Information Technology - Data Analytics
  • Master of Business Administration in Quantitative Analysis

Career Paths:

Once they have earned a Bachelor of Science in Information Technologies with a concentration in Data Analytics, graduates could seek positions where they compile and analyze data and statistics to help business identify problems, make informed decisions, or improve their products and processes. Some of the career options that graduates could consider include:

  • Data Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Analytics Manager
  • Statistical Assistant

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