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Overview

Students who study business analytics learn about all aspects of business, including:

  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Management

They learn to apply the analytical skills of data visualization and data mining to models. They then interpret what these models show to make business decisions.

The Business Analytics program at Grand Canyon University combines coursework in business and analytics. Skills such as effective communication and critical thinking are also emphasized to help graduates be successful in future business analytics careers. 

They will be in positions where they not only interpret data but share it across broad networks of stakeholders.

Specifically in this program, students use financial statements to analyze how effective an organization is. They also study supply and demand trends to measure market economies. In addition, they look at operations and management structures to solve business problems.

Careers

Business analytics degree program graduates can follow industry-specific laws, regulations and ethical practices. Upon graduation, they can apply statistical analysis and modeling to data to enable effective business practices.

Business analytics grads have the skills to fulfill several career opportunities. They may find work as:

  • Chief executives
  • General and operation managers
  • Operations research analysts
  • Business analysts
  • Business analytics analysts
  • Business intelligence analysts
  • Data analysts
  • Business analytics managers
  • Business intelligence managers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Computer Technology and Analytics
  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Introduction to Marketing 
  • Business Statistics
  • Organizational Behavior and Management
  • IT Project Management
  • Introduction to Database Structures

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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

  • Grand Canyon University (GCU) welcomes applicants 16 years old and older for admission consideration. We seek future graduates with diverse interests, experiences and perspectives, ready to capture academic opportunities with creativity and enthusiasm.
  • Although GCU seeks to integrate Christian faith and practice into all aspects of campus life, no statement of faith or religious affiliation is required of prospective students, with the exception of majors in the College of Theology. Theology majors are required to affirm GCU's Doctrinal Statement and the College of Theology Covenant.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8250 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    8250 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
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  • Campus: $8,250 per semester
  • Online: $449 per credit

Living costs for Phoenix

  • 900 - 1450 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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