Bachelor of Science / College of Innovation & Technology

DATA ANALYTICS DEGREE

Learn more about the curriculum that helps us lead the way in STEM.

Focus Areas

The Data Analytics degree program prepares graduates for careers in Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, and Health Informatics, all three of which have many employers offering job opportunities that are in high demand.

Big Data Analytics

The Big Data Analytics program allows Data Analytics majors to manipulate and analyze big data sets in real time.

Cloud Virtualization

A focus on Cloud Virtualization provides hands-on programming experience and instruction on multiple platforms to prepare graduates to lead in the new era of cloud computing.

Health Informatics

A focus on Health Informatics provides students a dynamic, interdisciplinary course of study with hands-on instruction that prepares graduates for a career in improving human health.

Nothing Stands In Our Way

4.4

million

big data jobs were created in 2015.
2.5

quintillion

bytes of data are created every day.
$10

million

STEM jobs will be created by 2022.
1.7

times faster

STEM jobs are growing at 1.7 times the rate of non-STEM jobs.

DATA ANALYTICS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • WHAT IS THE FIELD OF DATA ANALYTICS?

    The field of data analytics involves the most cutting-edge sectors within information technology. Data analytics extends to multiple areas, including aerospace, automotive, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, computer engineering, computer science, information technology, nanotechnology, nuclear physics, photonics, robotics, semiconductors, and telecommunications.

  • WHAT DO GRADUATES DO WITH A DATA ANALYTICS DEGREE?

    IT professionals are among the most sought-after employees in a range of industries today. From retail to manufacturing and healthcare to transportation, almost every industry relies on data analytics for all aspects of their operations.

  • WHAT MAKES FLORIDA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY‚ÄôS DATA ANALYTICS DEGREE PROGRAM UNIQUE?

    Students who major in Data Analytics within the College of Innovation and Technology are able to develop specialized knowledge and hands-on skills in information technology (IT). The major is a multi-disciplinary program with an emphasis on practical applications.

  • WHAT IS THE OUTLOOK FOR DATA ANALYTICS DEGREE GRADUATES?

    Because the high-tech sector of the economy develops or uses the most data analytics, it is often seen as having the most potential for growth and as a primary economic driver. Graduates with a degree in data analytics possess the skills and know-how to assist with the back-end, high-tech operations for a range of businesses.