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Business Analytics

The Major in Business Analytics is designed to provide students with the analytical skills necessary to mine, analyze, manipulate, interpret and present complex data for business decision making. 

Students will develop both quantitative and qualitative reasoning skills while helping them learn how to apply those skills to statistical and data visualization tools to solve various business problems. 

Top Reasons

STEM Designated

The Stem Designated business analytics major emphasis technology and math for critical thinking, problem solving, and innovation, which are key attributes that employers are looking for.


The business analytics major will prepare graduates for 21st-century careers including business intelligence analyst, data analyst, business consultant, market research analyst, financial analyst, and operations research analyst. Double digit job growth and attractive salaries are expected for the foreseeable future.

Engaged Learning

Students in the business analytics program participate in group projects, analyze industry data sets, build skills with technology platforms, and learn from our expert faculty and industry experts. Students also work with businesses throughout the local region through developing strategic business plans.

World Class Faculty

The business analytics faculty are thought-leaders in the growing field of analytics, through their research on industry specific applications. They develop and utilize industry relevant analytical tools and facilitate experiential learning scenarios for the students.
Peter V. Bias, Ph.D.

Featured Faculty

Peter Bias

An educated person knows more than bullet points. I try to get students to understand how and why particular things occur in economics or statistics. I start with a very extensive grounding in the principles and work up from there.

Clubs And More

Many extra-curricular organizations are associated with the business administration program, including Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity; the Real Estate Club; and the Dean’s Advisory Council.

Program Details




Admission Requirements


All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:


Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

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Program Contact

Peter V. Bias Peter V. Bias, Ph.D.

Professor of Business and Economics

William F. Chatlos Professorship in Business and Economics

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