Business
Analytics, B.S.

LEARN TO MANAGE AND ORGANIZE DATA, PEOPLE AND SYSTEMS

The Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics degree will provide you with the perfect mix of business strategy and technological expertise required for informed decision-making in any organization.

Lewis' business analytics degree curriculum combines technical knowledge with managerial theory - providing students with a deep foundational understanding of topics such as business intelligence, data analysis, business data modeling , predictive modeling and business data warehousing - preparing you for a wide variety of career options.

Business Analytics Students will:

  • Gain a working knowledge of data analysis tools for business decision making
  • Have hands-on experience for processing and analysis of data in business disciplines such as financial portfolio management, supply-chain optimization, healthcare informatics, and social media marketing
  • Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills through project simulations
  • Learn to professionally communicate analysis results with any future employer
  • Learn from expert faculty who bring a wide range of business analytics experience to the classroom
  • Learn how to manage and organize data, people and systems

WHY LEWIS FOR Business Analytics?

  • Hands-on coursework provides practical experience with the latest analytics software
  • Ethical focus helps students consider complex issues
  • Internship program with prominent Chicago-area companies provides amazing real-world experience, academic credit and invaluable career opportunities
  • Program offered in an accelerated format for adults
  • Small class sizes and supportive educational community offers the perfect preparation for a successful career

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ADULT ACCELERATED LEARNING FORMAT

  • Adult-only classes mean learning with and from other working professionals just like you
  • Accelerated course options are available in evening, weekend, online and blended formats
  • Discounted tuition for adult learners

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4+1 Bachelor's to Master's in Business Analytics Option

For those students who wish to earn their master's in Business Analytics (MSBA), you can accelerate the time it takes and earn your master's in 18 months or less.

The Lewis University Baccalaureate-to-Masters Degree Program option allows Business Analytics majors to complete their undergraduate and graduate MSBA degree programs in less time than would be possible if taken separately. The graduate hours will be used to complete the Bachelor’s degree and to satisfy requirements for the Master’s degree. Students must apply for admission to the Baccalaureate-to-Masters Degree Program option by submitting a MSBA 4+1 Program Application at the beginning of their senior year. Students admitted to the program must begin the MSBA coursework in the semester following graduation.

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Minor in Business Analytics Option

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LIFE AFTER LEWIS

Our graduates are able to bring their newfound skills to a wide range of successful career options, such as:

  • Business Intelligence Modelling Analyst
  • Financial Modelling Analyst
  • Operations and Strategy Analyst
  • Quantitative Operations Associate
  • Business Analytics Manager
  • Financial Planning and Analysis Manager
  • Marketing Analytics Manager
  • Content Marketing Strategist
  • Big Data Analytics Consultant
  • Enterprise Content Management Consultant
  • Capital Modelling Analytics Consultant
  • Business Analytics Strategy Consultant
  • Director of Healthcare Data Analytics
  • Chief Data Officer

Admission Requirements

For more information contact the Office of Admission at admission@lewisu.edu or call (815)836-5250.