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Business Analytics

High student demand
Up to $91k starting salary
28% industry growth
This program offers a career navigation course*
Add a portfolio-building Business Analytics program to increase enrollment and improve graduate ROI

Add this hands-on Business Analytics program to produce valuable job outcomes for your students.

Rize courses are structured around real-world data problems from start to finish which teach hard skills, but also demonstrate those skills and higher level knowledge in the way hiring managers like to see.

Data Analytics student works at a laptop

97% of companies are investing in their data.
High-paying jobs are growing.
Students want in.

Open jobs in
Business Analytics
Starting salary range in data analytics careers
Industry growth rate over
the next 7 years

What makes the Rize Business Analytics program attractive to prospective students

CFP Real World Projects
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Real-World Courses Taught by Qualified Professional & Academic Experts in the Business Analytics Field

Each Rize program has a dedicated curriculum committee comprised of faculty & industry experts in the program's subject area.

These experts understand the needs of hiring managers in related industries to ensure courses are current and professionally relevant.

Rize programs leverage the courses you already have:

Our Academic Partners will work directly with you to build a unique program leveraging and integrating courses you already have in your catalog.
A potential Business Analytics degree could look like this:
Example courses from your institution
CS Programming Core (for colleges without a CS core, these courses are also available thru Rize)
Courses from Rize
Foundations of Data Analytics I
Foundations of Data Analytics II
Business Analytics I
Business Analytics II
Business Analytics Practicum
Courses and curriculum

Business Analytics course descriptions

You can launch this Business Analytics program by adding 5 Rize courses to your existing catalog, enabling you to market a Business Analytics degree to prospective students in as little as one semester.

Additionally, this program offers a career navigations course, "How to Get a Job in Analytics". In this experimental 200-level course, we will help students explore career and salary outcomes, learn the skills they need to navigate the job market, and build confidence in their ability to secure an exceptional career after graduation. We’ll give them insight into what a career or job in the Analytics field would actually look like day-to-day.

Expand below to read the course descriptions.

DAM I - Foundations of Data Analytics I

In an increasingly data-driven world, everyone should be able to understand the numbers that govern our lives. Whether or not you want to work as a data analyst, being “data literate” will help you in your chosen field. In this course, you’ll learn the core concepts of inference and data analysis by working with real data. By the end of the term, you’ll be able to analyze large datasets and present your results.

DAM II - Foundations of Data Analytics II

This course is intended as a continuation of Foundations of Data Analytics I. In this course, you’ll learn how Data Analytics are applied within the workforce. Particular attention will be paid to the role of the Data Scientist or Analyst, machine learning and the applications of Big Data. By the end of the term, you will be able to design and execute a range of data-driven experiments.

BAM I - Business Analytics I

This course focuses on using the most common business analytics tools in the industry. Students will build foundational skills in SQL and Tableau to extract, analyze, and visualize data. Students will also dive into database design, hypothesis testing, and the nuances of big data in the business landscape.

BAM II - Business Analytics II

In this course, students will build on their knowledge of business analytics tools by learning advanced SQL and Tableau skills and predictive modeling. This course is oriented around business case studies to apply this newfound knowledge to real-world scenarios.

BAM III - Business Analytics Practicum

In this capstone course, students engage in a hands-on business analytics project, tackling a real-world data problem from start to finish. This immersive experience equips students with the skills needed for their future roles as analysts, with a special focus on honing job interview skills and communicating findings to stakeholders. Students will also learn how to build a portfolio for their job search.

BAM IV - How to Get a Job in Analytics

This course will help you find a job in Analytics upon graduation. Not just any job; one that excites you and meets your financial needs. In this course, you will explore career paths in Analytics, the potential salary outcomes you can expect, and the skills you need to understand whether these salary outcomes will support you. This exploration will lead you to identify target jobs and opportunities. You will then plan the steps you need to take to achieve your goals and begin executing on that plan.

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Students give these courses rave reviews

“The projects we had to do were very motivating… It sparked interest in me, got the light going in my brain - I loved doing the projects!”
Cole B.
Walsh University
“Rize has given me an opportunity to add something to my degree. Something that I wanted to find at my school but wasn’t there.”
Chisunta C.
Albertus Magnus College
“Class experience is amazing!”
Mary D.
Mary Baldwin University
“It’s helped me know what I want to do in my career because of how immersive the assignments are.”
Jacob J.
Lasell University
“Even though everything was online… it still felt like the same kind of small classroom that I really enjoy, and that’s why I chose my college - so I kinda got that same experience even thru the computer.”
Summer R.
Lasell University
"One of the things I liked about [it] was getting to meet new people from different colleges and getting to hear new experiences and opinions."
Kara B.
Lasell University

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