Business Analytics, B.S.

Become an analytical expert who can organize and think critically about data in order to improve and grow businesses.

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25% Higher Base Pay Than the Average U.S. Business Degree
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Program Overview

The program curriculum combines core business subjects with a challenging array of math and computer science courses in order to equip students with the quantitative skills needed to be effective business leaders.

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Program Outcomes

Students who graduate with a bachelor’s degree in business analytics will enter the workforce ready to make meaningful contributions, with a solid education in business combined with direct experience working with complex datasets, powerful computing and visualization resources, and real-world applications.


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Ge Yan

Student Spotlight: Ge (Emma) Yan ’22

A dual major in business analytics and chemistry, Ge (Emma) Yan has participated in five internships with China Galaxy Asset Management Corporation, KPMG Advisory (two times), China Construction Bank, and Juren Education Institution. As a result, she has gained experience in the fields of data processing, investment analysis, risk evaluation, operations management, human resources, and consulting. “Data has an increasing importance in the business field, and knowing how to collect, manage, and analyze data efficiently is the secret to handling these jobs well,” said Yan. She is also a member of the Epsilon Delta Sigma Management and the Beta Gamma Sigma honor societies and serves as a tutor for Lally.

After Graduation

The bachelor’s degree in business analytics prepares students for:

  • Careers in cutting-edge areas such as product and data analytics, financial modeling, quantitative marketing, and supply chain analytics.
  • Graduate studies in data science, quantitative finance, and other related fields.

Companies that have hired our graduates include Amazon, Boeing, Bloomberg, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Facebook, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Pfizer, and more. 


Lally School of Management
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th Street, Pittsburgh Building, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-2812

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