Major in Business Intelligence at Holy Family University

Business Analytics, Minor

Business Analytics is the combination of computer science, statistics, and information systems with business. This discipline focuses on the application of statistical analysis and machine learning techniques to data, often stored in specialized databases, resulting in information that businesses can use to improve operations, reduce costs, attract and retain customers, and increase revenue.

What Can I Do with this Minor?

The increasing use of business analytics creates a demand for workers who are not only adept in the storage, manipulation, and analysis of data but also in understanding business, its data needs, and the business value of the analyzed data. A student with a Minor in Business Analytics will be prepared to create and maintain the information systems as well as to analyze data and report discovered trends in a way that increases the business value of the information.

Nationwide demand for Business Analytics professionals is verified in several prominent business resources. Areas that business analytics professionals are employed are in traditional areas such as banking, marketing, health care, as well as unique areas such as sports, academics, or aerospace. The positions within these areas can be as a database administrator, data warehouse designer, business analyst, statistical programmer, or market researcher.

Students with a Minor in Business Analytics may explore the following career paths:

  • Budget analyst
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Management analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Operations research analyst


Program Details

Career Paths

Tuition & Fees

Program Information

Degree Awarded
  • Minor
Program Type
  • Minor
Program Location
  • Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia
Required Credit Hours

Program Overview

The minor in Business Analytics introduces students to the storage, retrieval, and analysis of large amounts of data from disparate sources. The techniques are general, and thus, data can be from any discipline. This minor is for students who wish to supplement their content knowledge by providing a background in the extraction, storage, and exploration of data in their area of study.

Where Students and Alumni Intern and Work

  • LLC
  • American Heritage Credit Union
  • Archbishop Ryan High School
  • Atlantic Diagnostic Labs 
  • C-Biz
  • Career Directions
  • Central Jersey Tents
  • Chik-Fila Whitman Square
  • Code Ninjas
  • Comcast Spectacor - Wells Fargo Center
  • CompuData
  • Defense Logistics Agency
  • Department of Licenses & Inspections
  • DLA 
  • eAuditRx
  • Failsafe Advisors
  • Father Judge High School
  • First Heritage Realty Alliance
  • Flyers Skatezone
  • Forrest Elementary
  • Fox Chase Lock & Key Incorporated
  • Franklintowne Charter
  • Fusion Gym
  • Garces Events
  • Gloucester County Institute of Technology
  • HBK CPA's & Consultants
  • Intelligent Networks Inc
  • Interiors by Donna Hoffman
  • Jetzy
  • KD Financial
  • Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support
  • Kreischer Miller
  • Livengrin
  • Morsion Cogen LLC
  • Niehoff Endex North America Inc
  • Northeast Chamber of Commerce
  • Patch Management
  • Philadelphia Gas Works
  • Philadelphia Public League
  • Philadelphia Soul
  • Phoenix Nexus Corporation
  • Rosenberg, Smith, Cooney, & Migliore, PC
  • School District of Philadelphia
  • Sofive Soccer Center
  • Spectrum Sports
  • Spike's Trophies
  • Sponsor United
  • SR Snodgrass
  • St. Clair CPA Solutions
  • St. Huberts
  • Torresdale Library
  • Trevose Day School
  • YMCA 
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