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ITDA-BS - Data Analytics

Degree Type

Bachelor of Science

School

School of Health Sciences

Overview

The Data Analytics major at Lasell has a professional focus, rooted in Connected Learning, that prepares students to understand data and create actionable insights. Organizations across industries have the increasing need for skilled analysts who can collect, analyze, and produce actionable insights for their teams to generate more revenue, increase customer base, and develop products.

Students learn techniques and tools to set-up, retrieve, aggregate, and process large data sets - from a traditional data store to Big Data insights.

Students also learn methods of data analysis and visualization using software to create charts, dashboards and reports.

The Data Analytics concentration allows students to earn certifications and badges in: Google Analytics and SAS Visual Analytics.

Students will complete a minimum of one industry-relevant internship and will come out of the program ready to create actionable insights. Through a multidisciplinary approach, students majoring Data Analytics will gain the expertise, commitment, and skills for management positions in this expanding industry. By planning early in consultation with an academic advisor, students may be able to reduce the time it takes to complete a bachelor's degree in Data Science to 3 or 3½ years.