Data Analytics Minor
In every professional field, organizations are eagerly seeking employees with the knowledge, skills and experiences you gain from Stonehill’s data analytics minor. No matter what your major, harnessing data provides you with a competitive hiring advantage and the ability to fast-track your career.
Organizations across all industries are using data to make short- and long-term innovative decisions that help identify new business opportunities, improve quality of life and health, and discover insights about the world around us. In order to make these decisions, organizations in all sectors need college graduates equipped with the skills to prepare, analyze and communicate data.
The Data Analytics minor provides students with the computer science, mathematics and analytical skills needed to remain competitive in this data-driven world, giving them a significant advantage in obtaining a career in the public, private or nonprofit sectors.
A Minor with Flexibility to Complement Your Major
Through the coursework, students will:
- Use data analytics methodologies to solve real-world problems by analyzing massive data sets
- Develop an analytical mindset
- Become familiar with relational and non-relational databases as well as widely used statistical techniques
While the minor is open to students of all majors, it will be of special interest to those majoring in business, economics, computer science, biology, neuroscience, healthcare management, criminology or political science.
Recent Internship and Career Placements
Data analytics students have completed related internships and launched careers at a range of notable organizations.