Goodwin College of Business

Business Analytics

Combining business savvy with data analysis skills

Master business with data analysis, problem-solving, and communication skills.

In today’s data-driven world, businesses of all sizes need professionals who can collect, analyze, and interpret data to make sound decisions. With a bachelor’s degree in business analytics, you’ll develop the skills you need to be a valuable asset to any organization.

Business analytics professionals use data to solve complex problems, identify new opportunities, and make better decisions. They are in high demand across a wide range of industries, including finance, healthcare, technology, and retail.

If you’re interested in a career in business analytics, you’ll need to develop strong skills in data analysis, quantitative modeling, problem-solving, and communication. You’ll also need to have a good understanding of business fundamentals.

The BenU Difference

State-of-the-art Facilities

In an era driven by data, the capability to transform information into actionable strategies is invaluable. At Benedictine University, our Business Analytics program does just that, nurturing students to bridge the gap between data and decisive action.

The Daniel L. Goodwin College of Business prides itself on its student-centric ethos, rooted in the rich Benedictine tradition of integrity and continuous advancement. Experience learning in the contemporary Goodwin Hall, equipped with cutting-edge facilities, from a dynamic stock ticker to a high-tech trading lab. 

 

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • Data analysis: You’ll learn how to use statistical and other mathematical techniques to collect, clean, and analyze data.
  • Quantitative modeling: You’ll learn how to develop and use quantitative models to make predictions and solve business problems.
  • Problem-solving: You’ll learn how to think critically and solve complex problems using data-driven insights.
  • Communication: You’ll learn how to communicate your findings effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences

Learning Beyond the Classroom:

Effective Communication: With project-based classes, students not only gain analytical skills but also learn to communicate their findings succinctly.

Alumni Success Stories: From interning at JPMorgan Chase & Co to managing business finances there, our alumni, like Tyler Zachary, are testimony to our program’s excellence.

Benefits of a bachelor’s degree in business analytics:

  • High-paying jobs: Business analytics professionals are in high demand, and they command some of the highest salaries in the job market.
  • Job security: The job market for business analytics professionals is expected to grow much faster than average over the next decade.
  • Career opportunities: Business analytics professionals can work in a variety of industries, including finance, healthcare, technology, and retail.
  • Leadership roles: Business analytics professionals are often promoted to leadership roles because of their ability to make data-driven decisions.

What our Alumni have done with this degree:

Our alumni have built successful careers at Zurich Insurance, Northwestern, Conversant, CDW Corp., Morningstar Inc., UniFirst Corp., Nicor Gas, Invesco Ltd., Ace Hardware Corp., DialAmerica, The Kraft Heinz Co., FedEx Corp., Crowe LLP, First Midwest Bank and Chamberlain Group – just to name a few.

Here is an example of some courses you may take in the Business Analytics program:

  • Business Statistics
  • Managerial Decision Making Under Uncertainty
  • Visualization Techiques and Dashboarding
  • Database Structures & Queries
  • Predictive Analytics

Business Analytics Courses (BALT)

Lisle undergraduate course descriptions

Mesa undergraduate course descriptions

Programs

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Business Analytics, BBA – Lisle

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Business Analytics, Minor – Lisle

Concentrations

9

Digital Marketing – Lisle

9

Operations Management – Lisle

Location

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Lisle

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