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Data Analytics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Miami, FL, United States
Bachelor of Science in Data Analytics from Miami Dade College addresses the growing demand for skilled professionals who can identify, analyze, interpret and present the volumes of data that are available to organizations.

Overview

The need for data analysts to prepare and analyze large data sets exists across all modern industries. A major impediment to the widespread use of big data is the lack of workers with the appropriate training and skills. 

Through the cross-disciplinary curriculum, students learn to apply data mining methods and statistical tools to resolve business questions and make recommendations that effectively support tactical and strategic business objectives. The Bachelor of Science in Data Analytics from Miami Dade College meets the general bachelor’s degree requirements for acceptance into most masters programs.

Career 

Employment opportunities for data analysts are abundant in both public and private sectors, including healthcare, business, finance, manufacturing, energy, education, government and science. Job titles include data analyst, database architect, data warehousing specialist, business intelligence analyst, and data scientist.

Graduates of this program may find employment in positions such as:

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Warehousing Specialist
  • Database Architect
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Scientist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to Business Analytics
  • Statistical Methods
  • SQL Administration and Implementation
  • Regression Analysis
  • Data Visualization

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • MDC application for admission
  • AS or AA degree from a regionally accredited school OR a minimum of 60 credit hours with a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average
  • Completed the following prerequisite coursework:
    • STA 2023 – Statistical Methods
    • CTS 1437 – SQL Administration
    • CTS 2433 – SQL Implementation
    • GEB 2100 – Introduction to Business Analytics 

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      1608 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 6431 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      384 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1558 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for Miami

    • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

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