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Data Analytics Career Prospects
Information technology skills and data analytics skills are in high demand across many industry sectors. For example, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that one occupational category, operations research analysts, may grow 23% over the 2022-2032 period—faster than the overall job growth rate for the same timeframe.* If you bring experience with business to the table, you could have even better success in the job market and increase your earning potential.
Becoming a data analyst could be a good fit for you if you:
- Are comfortable with mathematical approaches to problems
- Enjoy working with large datasets and coding, as well as with network equipment
- Are willing to work in a variety of corporate and organizational environments
- Are skilled at troubleshooting and problem solving
- Have strong writing and presentation skills to explain findings from data
Potential data analytics job titles:
- Computer and Information Systems Managers
- Computer Support Specialist
- Network Engineer
- Network Administrator
- Computer Network Architect
- Database Administrator
- Data Manager
- Data Engineer
- Data Analytics Technician
- Data Analyst
Advancing Your Career after Graduation
After gaining experience in the industry, you can advance as a data analyst by pursuing professional development. This can mean graduate-level education, such as our MBA in Data Analytics or another degree, or certification from one of the many industry providers available in this fast-growing field.
Another good step to take could include developing your knowledge of a particular business function, such as finance or marketing, in order to understand how data can support decision-making.
Data Analytics Degree Programs
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This program prepares students for a broad range of positions in the field of information technology. Foundational skills taught include end-user support, client/server operating systems, network infrastructure administration, security, scripting, database fundamentals, cloud computing, virtualization, data storage and technical communication. Advanced skills include database design, project management, information technology management and business systems analysis. Coursework in this program provides a foundation for select industry certifications. These certifications enhance employment opportunities but are not a state specific requirement.
Additional skills in data analytics technology include big data foundations, data analytics technologies, statistics for data analytics, data mining and analysis, data management and data presentation and visualization.
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2. Certification in this program is not a state requirement.
Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2022. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.
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