Applied Analytics

As an applied analytics minor you’ll learn valuable data analysis skills that complement any major.  The demand for employees in all fields that can make sense of large amounts of data is increasing rapidly.  You can make yourself stand out to employers by adding an Applied Analytics minor to your major in accounting, economics, finance, marketing or any other area.

Program Highlights

  • Small class sizes that allow for individual instruction
  • Faculty members with deep expertise on statistical topics provide classroom experiences
  • Choose from courses in Applied Statistics, Data Visualization, and Data Mining

Program Distinctions

  • Opportunities to work on data teams analyzing real-world data for central Minnesota organizations
  • Newly revised curriculum guided by the American Statistical Association

Popular Careers

  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Econometrician
  • Strategic Marketing Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Consumer Insights Associate
  • Research Analyst

University Facts & Stats

  • 34% expected growth in demand for statisticians and data scientists nationwide by 2026
  • 1,100+ mathematics, statistics and computer science scholarships awarded since 1974

  • $106 million in scholarships loans and grants

  • More than 600 student veterans and active military enrolled

  • Tobacco-free campus since 2012

  • 1,100+ international students

  • 2021 Military Friendly® Top 10 School designation

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