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Data Analytics

Data analysts make sense of terabytes of information generated by organizations, helping leaders make strategic decisions.

Data analytics is one of the fastest-growing fields today, and has been ranked the top job in America multiple times.

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics projected a 33% growth in statistician and data scientist jobs by the year 2026. 

This degree will make sure you’re ready. In the Data Analytics degree program, you’ll study math, statistics and computing, and understand how each fact and figure affects business results. You’ll also use R, Python and SQL to apply big data concepts. Before you leave the program, you’ll have hands-on experience working with and evaluating data, and many times even a job.

Bentley by the Numbers

$59K

Median Starting Salary

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96.5%

Job Placement Rate

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33%

Industry Growth

Bureau Labor Statistics

How one Bentley student swam with the Sharks

Corey Werner ’17 earned an internship on the Business Development team at Shark Group, a brand management and consulting services organization, where he got to work with Daymond John, star of ABC’s “Shark Tank.” See how he landed this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and how it helped show him how a career in marketing was what he wanted.

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Data Analytics major prepares you for jobs in high demand

Bentley’s Data Analytics major builds a well-rounded skill set that balances traditional business courses in accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing with specialized data science curriculum. With this degree, you’ll get the technical skills, business acumen and strong communication skills needed to start a career in data and analytics.

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Connect with Bentley Data Analytics faculty

eric kerstens
My Data Analytics major blends the rigor of mathematics and statistical theory, the problem-solving skills required for data engineering tasks, and the communication skills needed to convey findings. This diverse skill set gives me a step up after graduation.
Eric Kerstens
Class of 2019

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Rankings and Distinctions

#3

Best Colleges and Regional Universities, North

U.S. News & World Report

#1

Career Services and Internship Opportunities

Princeton Review

#4

Best Colleges for Business Majors

Money Magazine

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