Big Data & Business Analytics Major

This major combines courses in statistics, information technology, and business, to help you build strong business decision-making skills. You’ll learn how to use business data to improve efficiency, solve problems, identify new opportunities, and prepare for the future.

This major will no longer enroll new students from Fall 2022. If you are interested in this major, please see the Business Analytics and Information Systems major.

US News and World Report Best Undergraduate Business Programs, 2022-2023 logoWhen you graduate, you’ll be able to analyze large volumes of data and make tangible recommendations that help organizations make smart decisions and solve challenges. Learn to track, measure, and report on data sets and business statistics for both micro and macro applications.

Why Big Data & Business Analytics?

This major complements other functional business areas, such as accounting, finance, information systems, management, and marketing. You'll have opportunities to gain practical experience with an organization or individual and prove your value through statistical analysis.

You'll also improve your marketability in the workforce and enter a growing industry with high-paying jobs. Suffolk's Big Data & Business Analytics major prepares you for a variety of graduate programs AND is STEM designated (CIP Code: 52.1301), enabling international students to extend their OPT by two years after graduation.

Courses & Requirements

Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.

Download the ISOM Practicum Application Form [PDF].