Online Data Analytics
Bachelor's Degree Program


Support systems and help drive data-driven insights with a data analytics degree online.

Information technology is our newest form of infrastructure, and data is our newest resource. Through our Data Analytics degree concentration you’ll develop the knowledge and skills you need to offer organizations professional support on both fronts.

This unique 36-month online data analytics degree program concentration combines a foundation of networking and database management knowledge with specialized skills for:

  • Network management and security
  • Programming for data analytics
  • Data presentation and visualization
  • Statistics and data mining

Placing an emphasis on business intelligence applications, Herzing University's data analytics bachelor’s degree also helps you prepare for in-demand industry certifications from Cisco, Microsoft and CompTIA—all as part of your tuition.

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Why Herzing

The data analytics degree concentration is designed for working adults who need flexibility and an accelerated time to completion. In as little as 36 months of convenient online study, this program provides:

  • A versatile skill set in IT and data analytics that opens up many paths to a career
  • Course content developed with input from employers and industry experts
  • Project-based learning through our innovative virtual labs
  • Experience with commonly used data analytics technologies and programming languages

It also features the personal approach Herzing is known for: you’ll study in small classes led by instructors who understand the industry and want you to succeed.

Dual-Credit Option Available

You can save time and money—and develop advanced skills—by earning up to 6 credits towards a Herzing MBA while earning your data analytics bachelor’s degree.  We even offer an MBA with a concentration in Data Analytics, so you can take higher-order skills into the marketplace after finishing your Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT).

Degree in Data Analytics Online Program


Data Analytics Career Prospects

Information technology skills and data analytics skills are in high demand across many industry sectors. For example, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that one occupational category, operations research analysts, may grow 27% over the 2016-2026 period—much faster than the overall job growth rate of 7% for the same timeframe. If you bring experience with business to the table, you could have even better success in the job market.

A data analytics degree could be a good fit for you if you:

  • Are comfortable with mathematical approaches to problems
  • Enjoy working with large datasets and coding, as well as with network equipment
  • Are willing to work in a variety of corporate and organizational environments
  • Are skilled at troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Have strong writing and presentation skills to explain findings from data

Potential data analytics job titles:

  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Computer Network Architect
  • Database Administrator
  • Data Manager
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Analytics Technician
  • Data Analyst

Advancing Your Career after Graduation

After gaining experience in the industry, you can advance as a data analyst by pursuing professional development. This can mean graduate-level education, such as our MBA in Data Analytics or another degree, or certification from one of the many industry providers available in this fast-growing field.

Another good step to take could include developing your knowledge of a particular business function, such as finance or marketing, in order to understand how data can support decision-making.

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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Data Analytics Technology Program Curriculum

As a student in Herzing University's data analytics degree concentration program, you will prepare for a broad range of positions in the field of information technology. Through our industry-relevant curriculum, you will gain a foundation for select industry certifications as well as develop skills to mine and analyze data in order to derive meaninful information from large data sets. 

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Online & on-campus availability

The Herzing data analytics bachelor degree program may be completed online, with at least partial class availability offered at 3 locations if you are interested in an on-campus experience:

What certifications/licensure does the data analytics degree concentration prepare you for?

In addition to earning a bachelor's degree, you will have the opportunity to prepare for key networking certifications from Cisco, Microsoft and CompTIA, with the cost of these three certifications included in tuition.

Required Courses in Information Technology

All courses, 49.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Required Courses in Technical Specialty Domain - Data Analytics

All courses, 24.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Elective Courses in Information Technology

A minimum of 6 semester credit hours in the field of information technology, information systems, computer science or a related discipline are required.

Required Capstone or Internship

All courses, 3.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Required Courses in General Education

Students enrolled in this bachelor's degree must complete a minimum of 36.00 semester credit hours in general education distributed among the following disciplines. Refer to the General Education section of the catalog for specific information about courses within each discipline. 12.00 Semester Credit Hours in Communications 9.00 Semester Credit Hours in Humanities (must include 3 semester credit hours of cultural diversity) 6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Mathematics 3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Science 6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Personal and Professional Development Courses

A minimum of 2.00 semester credit hours is required. 

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