Business Analytics Minor

Turn information into action.

By preparing you to make immediate, valuable contributions to any organization you join, our business analytics curriculum boosts your marketability and value to future employers. With an understanding of how to utilize big data to make informed decisions, you will play a key role in helping businesses improve performance and profits.

The already strong demand for business professionals with data analytics skills is only growing stronger. A recent PWC study revealed that the majority of data science and analytics job postings required business expertise beyond technical data analytics alone. A minor in business analytics from USD—the only university in Southern California to offer this program—will provide you with the tools to understand data analysis and incorporate it into the business decision-making process. Being in a high-demand, short supply situation may seem too good to be true from an ECON 101 class, but it could soon be a reality for you.

Business students talking while working on business data on laptops

The facts are clear.

Businesses need individuals who can assess, interpret and convert data into actionable knowledge. We can help you be that someone.

USD students on a bridge on campus

From QA to QD.

Graduates with a business analytics minor enter the workforce ready to convert quantitative analysis into quality decision-making.