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Marvin A. Pomerantz Business Library

Business Analytics & Information Systems Toolkit

Data Analyst & Data Scientist

Data Analysts translate numbers into plain English. Every business collects data, whether it's sales figures, market research, logistics, or transportation costs. A data analyst's job is to take that data and use it to help companies make better business  decisions. This could mean figuring out how to price new materials for the market, how to reduce transportation costs, solve issues that cost the company money, or determine how many people should be working on Saturdays.


  • Business Analytics
  • Information Systems (+ BAIS:3250 - Data Wrangling & BAIS:3500 - Data Mining)
    • Consider a Computer Science major/minor
    • Consider additional math major/minor (specifically Stats)


Helpful electives:

  • BAIS:4220 - Advanced Database and Big Data
  • BAIS:3140 - Information Visualization
  • BAIS:4280 - Data Security
  • BAIS:3250 - Software Design
  • BAIS:3500 - Application Development
  • CS:1210 - Computer Science I: Fundamentals

Data Engineer
Analytics Development Program
Operations Analyst
Consumer Data Analyst
Insights/BI Developer
Biomedical and Health Informatics
Health Data Analyst
Associate Data Scientist
Associate, AI Lab
Data Scientist
Data Analyst & Reporting Associate
Data Sourcing Analyst
Tech Lead
Data Analyst - Applied Analytics & Research Team
Analyst, Data Strategy
Data Analyst
Strategic Analytics Specialist
Business Intelligence Analyst
Machine Learning Engineer
Research Data Analyst Associate
Business Intelligence Manager
HRIS Reporting and Data Analyst
Business Intelligence and Analytics Specialist
Sales Business Analyst
IT Leadership Development Program (Data Analyst)
Marketing Analyst
Associate Data Analyst
Pricing Analyst
Analyst, Business Intelligence & Measurement Strategy Consultant
Data Marketing Analyst
Demand Planning Senior Analyst


  • International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
  • Scrum
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Chartered financial consultant 
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt
  • Tableau Desktop certification
  • Google Analytics certification


Masters degrees

  • Master's of Predictive Analytics
  • Master's of Data Analytics
  • Master's of Computer Science in Data Science