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Data Analytics Degree

Students who major in Data Analytics will utilize skills from the areas of mathematics, statistics, and computer science to analyze large data sets. They will use specific subject domain knowledge and professional writing skills to present their analysis to a broad audience.




Why a B.A. or B.S. Degree in Data Analytics?

The Data Analytics degree builds a broad base in the areas of mathematics and data management and allows students to develop their communication skills and subject knowledge in a selected area. Students will also be prepared for a position in industry.




Photo of Holman LibraryAbout the Data Analytics Major


Housed under the Division of Science and Mathematics, the Data Analytics degree program offers two different tracks:

Bachelor of Arts: Social Science Track

Bachelor of Science: Business Track

Both tracks teach students to effectively manage and organize data sets, create solutions to analytical problems and communicate analytics problems, methods, and findings orally, visually, and in writing. Graduates of the program will also be skilled in critically evaluating solutions to analytical problems, as well as developing subject area knowledge in a selected area

2023-2024 Program Catalog





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McKendree University provides you with interactive learning opportunities through our small class sizes, experienced faculty, and unique internship experiences that move you beyond the classroom. We are committed to your success in the degree programs we offer, the internships and extracurricular activities that will set you apart, and the college experience you’ll get here. Just 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, Missouri, McKendree University is located in historic Lebanon, Illinois, and affords students a host of enriching cultural, career, and entertainment opportunities.



Program Highlights


  • The Social Science and Business Tracks give students the flexibility to prepare themselves for specific careers they desire.

  • Sigma Zeta Honor Society allows you to present your own research findings at a national conference, interact with others, and enhance your resume.

  • Local paid internships and experience tutoring in McKendree’s Student Success & Advising Center provide Mathematics majors with important resume-building opportunities before graduation.




Interesting Courses


  • Statistical Learning

  • Probability

  • Applied Statistics

  • Linear Algebra




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