Data Analytics

Data analytics at Montreat College prepares students to enter the increasing big data job market.

Studying data analytics at Montreat will equip you to organize, interpret, and publish data in a wide variety of fields. Drawing upon a variety of disciplines, students will learn how computer programming, data management, analysis, and visualization tools can be utilized to interpret complex quantitative and qualitative data.

Courses in the data analytics bachelor’s degree program focus on the fundamentals of data analytics, applying industry-accepted and emerging practices to use data to find effective, real-world solutions. Our data analytics program will challenge you to creatively and critically think about data so you can interpret data and use it to help your future employer succeed in an increasingly data-driven marketplace.

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Choose electives related to your field of interest.

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Gain relevant, practical skills through hands-on learning, labs and internship experiences.

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Apply classroom concepts to real-world data analytics challenges.

Sample Courses

Pending SASCOC Approval

CYBR 2213 Database Programming

This course introduces students to logic, design, application, and accessing of organizational databases as contrasted to older conventional data file techniques introduced in COBOL programming.

DATA 2553 Data Structures and Algorithms

Learning statistical models for data analysis and discovery in big- data settings, with primary focus on linear regression models.

BS 309 Business Ethics

This course includes analysis of business policies and practices with respect to their social and moral impact.

Career Opportunities

  • IT Systems Analysts
  • Healthcare Data Analysts
  • Operations Analysts
  • Data Scientists
  • Data Engineers
  • Data Analytics Consultants
  • Project Managers
  • Transportation Logistics Specialists
  • Digital Marketing Managers


Jim Tippey

Dr. Jim Tippey
Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity
Studies in Cybersecurity
Faculty of Technology and Human Industry

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