Data Analytics

Data analytics helps companies organize and make sense of their data to identify new opportunities. These opportunities lead to smarter business moves, more efficient operations, higher profits, and happier customers. As the amount of data in the world and the field of data analytics grows, so does the need for skilled professionals to enter the industry.


A Day in the Life of a Data Analyst (2:55) - Hear data analysts share about their work in the healthcare industry.


Susan Etlinger: What do we do with all this big data? (12:23) - Etlinger discusses the importance of responsibly using big data.






Cal Poly Academic Programs and Courses

  • DATA 301 Introduction to Data Science
  • DATA 401 Data Science
  • DATA 451 Data Science Capstone I
  • DATA 452 Data Science Capstone II
  • STAT 330 Statistical Computing with SAS
  • STAT 365 Statistical Communication
  • STAT 418 Categorical Data Analysis
  • STAT 440 SAS Certification Preparation
  • STAT 530 Statistical Computing with SAS
  • BUS 421 Marketing Analytics and Business Intelligence
  • BUS 393 Database Systems in Business
  • Data Science Minor
  • M.S. Business Analytics
  • Professional Certificate in Business Analytics
  • Data Services


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