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Data Analytics Bachelor's Degree

Become a Data Analytics Expert and Achieve Professional Success

180 total credits

Accelerated program available

Experiential learning capstone

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  • Duration 4 years
  • Cost per Credit $265
  • Credit Hours 180

Program Benefits

  • Small class sizes
  • 100 percent online coursework
  • Expert faculty
  • B.A./B.S./B.A.S. pathways available

*Price reflects tuition for Oregon residents. Non-resident tuition is $305/credit hour. Speak to an enrollment counselor for more information.

Develop Specialized Skills to Succeed in a Range of Data Science Careers

The online Bachelor’s in Data Analytics program prepares you to collect, analyze and present data to empower strategic decision-making. As an EOU student, you will have access to expert faculty and small class sizes for a student-centered learning experience.

The data analytics undergraduate degree program utilizes a broad-based curriculum and cutting-edge industry tools so you gain the specific data analysis expertise you need to advance your career in a wide range of fields. In addition, students entering the program with an associate degree and required mathematics and computer courses will be able to finish their data analytics bachelor’s degree in two years at an accelerated pace.

At the end of your program, you will complete a capstone project, collaborating with one of our university partners to solve an industry problem using real-world data. This experiential learning opportunity gives you hands-on training you can apply in your career and showcase to potential employers.

Prepare for In-Demand Data Analytics Careers

Earning an online data analytics bachelor’s degree from EOU will give you the mathematical, statistical and analytical tools required to succeed in a wide range of roles.

You can increase your earning potential, make industry connections and prepare for high-growth careers like health data analyst, data scientist and more. Plus, employment in computer and information technology occupations is expected to grow 11 percent through 20291 – much faster than the national average.

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Curriculum

22 major courses

180 total credits

The online data analytics bachelor’s degree provides comprehensive mathematics and computer programming preparation. Students complete a capstone project to gain experience in the field. An additional emphasis on agricultural data and geographic information systems (GIS) set this program apart.

Course Highlights:

CS 221 C/C++ Programming (four credits)

An introduction to the basics of programming as used in C and C++, including selection statements, loops, arrays, string handling, pointers, registers and functions. Practical exercises will require the construction, compilation, debugging and execution of complete programs that implement given algorithms to solve simple problems. The emphasis in this course will be on the common features of C and C++; however, memory allocation and the use of pointers will be discussed.

DAT 434 Machine Learning (four credits)

This course teaches applications of machine learning techniques. Topics include regression models, decision trees, neural networks, naive Bayes, nearest neighbor algorithms and other clustering and probabilistic classification techniques. [Prereqs: CS 260 and STAT 457]

GEOG 201 Geographic Information Systems (four credits)

An introduction to the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software with a focus on data acquisition, representation and management

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Data Analytics Bachelor’s Degree Admission Details

135 transfer credits

No prerequisites

To apply for the online data analytics undergraduate degree, you will need:

Online application
Application fee
Official transcripts/GED scores
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Tuition and Aid

$265 per credit hour**

$47,700 total tuition**

EOU is committed to providing an affordable education to all students. About 92 percent of our online students utilize financial aid and scholarships to cover part of these costs.

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**Price reflects tuition for Oregon residents. Non-resident tuition is $305/credit hour. Speak to an enrollment counselor for more information.

What You’ll Learn

EOU’s online Bachelor’s in Data Analytics is focused primarily on building your skills in mathematics and computer science. Through coursework that combines in-demand technical competencies and essential soft skills, you will graduate prepared to make an impact across industries.

Program Outcomes

In this program, you will learn:

  • Mathematical and statistical methods and tools for processing, analyzing, reducing and presenting desired information from large datasets.
  • Digital storage database formats for accessing data sets from various databases.
  • In-depth practical experience employing methods and tools learned in the program via project-based learning and in an area of application, while also employing critical thinking and communication skills in real-life situations.
  • To operate both independently and in a team setting.

Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Stephen Tanner, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Professor Stephen Tanner teaches mathematics courses for EOU Online. He brings valuable field expertise to his courses and offers support and guidance to ensure student success.

  • Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University (1994)
  • Ph.D., University of Washington (1995)

Learn from Experts

Instructors in the Bachelor’s in Data Analytics program are subject matter experts who share academic experience and industry insights with online students. They will guide you through your coursework and provide opportunities for real-world application and professional growth.

Our small class sizes combined with our dedicated faculty feature:

  • Personalized attention
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Networking possibilities

What It’s Like To Study Online

When you earn your degree online from EOU, there are no on-campus requirements. You will have access to the same professors and course content as our in-person students while learning online in a creative digital format.

Our professors work on campus and are experts trained to deliver innovative, engaging online education. EOU Online offers:

  • Asynchronous learning format
  • Affordable tuition
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Engaging course content
  • Expert faculty
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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to common questions about the online data analytics bachelor’s degree. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, contact us.

You can complete the program in two to four years. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

Tuition is $265 per credit hour for in-state students and $305 per credit hour for out-of-state students. You’ll need to complete 180 credits for a total tuition of $47,700 or $54,900. You can review all tuition costs here.

The first step is to start your application, and include any required documentation like official transcripts.

The program has four start dates throughout the year in the summer, fall, winter and spring.

You’ll complete 22 major-specific courses to earn the Bachelor’s in Data Analytics degree. You can learn more about coursework for the program here.

Graduates of the online Bachelor’s in Data Analytics program are qualified for a wide range of roles in industries like agriculture, healthcare, insurance and business. Possible job titles include health data analyst, data scientist and business analyst.

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¹Computer and Information Technology Occupations. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/home.htm.