New major in Business Analytics:
As industries turn to Big Data to understand markets and gain competitive advantage, employers demand talented analysts in fields ranging from finance, marketing and retail to government, education and healthcare. Data analysis in business is a rapidly growing field that combines knowledge of business, technology, critical thinking and strategic communication to harness the power of “Big Data” and inform executive decision making at the highest levels of industry. This new undergraduate business major at New Paltz is the first at the State University of New York. Graduates of this program qualify for OPT STEM which means 3 years of employment authorization.
What can I do with Business Analytics?
Data Collection/Data Mining Experiment Design Data Analysis Decision Analysis & Modeling Predictive Analytics Customer Loyalty & Selection Programs Marketing Strategy Development Fraud Detection Applied Statistics Process Optimization Operations Research/Management Manufacturing Design Supply Chain Management Information Technology Database Administration Program/Project Management Consulting.