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Data Analytics Minor

A Data Analytics Minor Can Add Up to a Successful Career 

This minor is offered on campus and online. young woman working on a calculator

You have a knack for mathematics. Every decision you make is based on logical, analyzed information. This minor in data analytics was built for you. It offers the insights and education you need to formulate decision making capabilities using various technology solutions to collect, process, analyze, and interpret data. From there, you will have the skills needed to apply various techniques for the communication and presentation of data analysis conclusions.    

What Is Data Analytics?

Data analytics is the scientific process of analyzing data to draw conclusions about that information. This broad term covers a diverse range of data types and analyses, as data analytics techniques can be utilized with any type of information to reveal trends, provide insights, and optimize processes. As a student in this data analytics program, you will learn these techniques and how they can best be used to serve the needs of your employers. 

What is a Data Analytics Minor?

In this data analytics minor program, you will learn how to execute useful mathematical analyses in finance, economics, biology, social sciences, business, and data science. You will also learn how to draw data-based conclusions and present your findings professionally using compelling quantitative narratives. A minor in data analytics is a briefer program of study than a bachelor’s degree. 

Program Highlights

At Post University, you will not have to worry about getting lost in the crowd. We keep our class sizes small to encourage in-depth discussions and collaborative problem solving. We offer learning flexibility with campus-based classes as well data analytics courses online. Your instructors will use their professional experience to help you take what you learn in the classroom and apply it to real-world situations. Your data analytics classes include:   

  • Business Analytics 
  • Advanced Excel 
  • Statistics II 
  • Principles of Information Presentation 
  • Database Management 

When you learn data analytics from Post University, you can turn your natural talents and tendencies into a new career or go on to pursue a bachelor’s degree in data science. 


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What Can You Do with a Data Analytics Minor?

Once you have completed your Data Analytics Minor, you will have the skills and insights you need to define problems that require quantitative analysis. You will be able to apply various techniques for the communication and presentation of data to help company leaders make more informed data-guided decisions.  

A minor in Data Analytics is a great way to supplement a relevant bachelor’s degree to expand your marketability for employment in a workforce that increasingly relies on data-based decision making. 

If you are interested in adding this minor to your degree, consider programs such as B.S. in Accounting, B.S. Computer Information Systems, B.S. Marketing, or B.S. Criminal Justice. Contact us today about our on campus or online courses. 


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