Data analytics is among the fastest-growing professions of our time and this 100% online Data Analytics associate degree is designed to provide students with the well-rounded data analytics skills they need. Whether you’re gathering data or analyzing it to make recommendations, you’ll benefit from the core analytics principles, including how to manipulate, query large data sets, and provide data storytelling. This degree will provide the foundational knowledge students need to help launch their career as a data analyst.
The College of Technology at Wilmington University provides an opportunity for students to earn a two-year Data Analytics Associate's Degree that is an essential core to the computer science baccalaureate program. Students who complete the AS in Data Analytics will also complete and qualify for the Wilmington University’s Data Analytics Certificate.
The Associate's Degree program in Data Analytics prepares students for a variety of job opportunities such as Business analyst, Business intelligence analyst, Data analyst, Data technician, and Operations analyst. Students will gain experience and training in Power BI, Tableau, SQL Database, Microsoft Excel, and Python that will help them in their preparation for job opportunities.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020), there is a projected growth of 7 percent for careers related to data analytics from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations. "Projected growth will be due to increased demand for data analytical skills in financial and healthcare settings" (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020).
Students completing the Data Analyst A.S. program will be able to:
The Office of Experiential Learning takes a 360◦ approach to experiential learning. Whether you come to Wilmington University with a vast amount of professional experience and are awarded Credit for Prior Learning (CPL), or you participate in a Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunity (Internships or Cooperative Education) embedded in your curriculum for credit, we provide a pathway to completing your degree.
CTA 326 Integrating Excel into Business Problem Solving
ECO 105 Fundamentals of Economics
ENG 121 English Composition I
ENG 122 English Composition II
ENG 131 Public Speaking
HIS 381 Contemporary Global Issues
MAT 205 Introductory Survey of Mathematics
PHI 100 Introduction to Critical Thinking
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
Natural Science Elective
BBA 430 Big Data and Visualization
CSC 345 Database Foundations
CSC 402 Data Analysis Storytelling
CSC 407 Data Analysis for Organizations
CSC 414 Ethics for AI and Data Analytics
CSC 419 Python for Data Science
Students with less than 16 transfer credits are required to take FYE 101 as an elective.
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2023-2024 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2022 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.