Delivery: A mix of daytime, evening and online courses.
Start: Fall, Spring, or Summer; Full- or Part-Time.
About the Program
The Applied Big Data Analytics AAS degree prepares students to enter into the rapidly growing industry of Big Data Analytics. While in the program, students will learn the process of examining large and varied data sets to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, market trends, customer preferences, and other useful information that can help organizations make more-informed business decisions.
The demand for employees in the big data analytics field is exploding! According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), the Big Data Analytics market will reach $125 billion worldwide in 2017—and is projected to grow to $203 billion by 2020.
Organizations are making big data analytics a priority. Currently, more than a third of industries are currently using some form of advanced analytics on Big Data—for business intelligence, predictive analytics and data mining tasks, and this is expected to grow. Salaries for Analytics professionals are soaring.
Learn more about Big Data Analytics through the following resources and information:
Planning for Your Program
- Transfer Planning - Articulation Agreements
These agreements provide students with educational plans to transfer.
- Transfer Resources
Advanced planning is critical when you transfer. Learn more about possible options.
- Bachelor Degree Planning
We partner with many institutions offering Bachelor's degrees.
Potential Job Titles
- Business Intelligence Analyst
- Information Security Analyst
- Data Warehousing Specialist
Information Security Analyst*
Average Wage: $42.96/hour
Business Intelligence Analyst**
Data Warehousing Specialist**
*Typically requires Bachelor's degree
** Emerging career specialty. Typically requires Bachelor's degree, please consult with program faculty for salary information.
Information gathered pertains to seven county metro area - careerwise.minnstate.edu