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Business Analytics Concentration (BBA)

Business analysts use their well-developed understanding of markets and economics to solve problems using quantitative models. In this concentration, you'll become an expert in quantitative modeling and resolving data management concerns. You'll apply mathematical models and data management techniques to businesses' operations to improve their decision making capabilities and boost their bottom lines. Business analytics also includes the development of skills in computer programming and software applications to analyze data in a variety of contexts.

Internships for business analytics students

We make sure you leave Hamline with hands-on business analytics experience on your resume—and the opportunities are boundless. Whether you want to explore a career in management, data science, information technology, or beyond, we have internship opportunities for you.

Examples of past business analytics concentration student internships include:

  • Inside Edge, data procurement intern
  • Skyhawks, business analyst intern
  • Better Business Bureau, market research intern
  • Graco Inc., purchasing intern
  • General Mills, business analyst intern
  • Hamline University Marketing Analytics Clinic, analytics associate
  • Find Your Power, social media and marketing intern
  • Sezzle Business, analyst intern
  • UnitedHealth Group, business analyst intern

Explore career paths

Our innovative courses and one-on-one mentoring by faculty will give you the tools to succeed in a variety of jobs, such as:

  • Quantitative analytics associate
  • Production designer
  • Marketing analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Fraud prevention manager

You can also put your degree to work in any number of fields, including:

  • Data science
  • Quantitative and financial analysis
  • Operations research analysis
  • Market research
  • Fraud detection
  • Database administration
  • Information technology
  • Experiment design
  • Predictive analysis
  • Manufacturing design
  • Applied statistics
  • Commercial underwriting

Why study business analytics at Hamline?

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Better prepare for your career with our mentor program

With Hamline's career mentor program, you'll graduate with advanced career preparation after working one-on-one with your personal senior executive mentor to plan your career and learn what you need to impress hiring managers and recruiters.

Explore the Bachelor of Business Administration

Hamline’s Business Administration (BBA) degree encompasses a wide range of instruction and skill-building designed to make you a leader in today’s ever-changing business landscape. Find out more about our major in Business Administration.

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