Business Analytics Minor

Business Analytics Minor

Analyze Real Data for Businesses.

The Business Analytics Minor focuses on the three pillars of analytics: descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics. These courses are hands-on, project-based courses that utilize state-of-art software to manage and analyze real data for businesses.

What Minoring in Business Analytics Means for Your Future

Know the stats



More and more jobs are “hybrids,” combining skill sets in the same job, such as marketing and statistical analysis or design and programming. Certain skills are acting as hybridizing forces, spreading across different roles. Business analytics is one of the primary hybridizing skills!

(Wall Street Journal, Burning Glass 2019 Report)




Why study Business Analytics at UCCS?

  1. Support and Guidance

    If you have an idea or concept you wish to build into a business venture, UCCS offers entrepreneurial support through resources such as The Garage, the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Entrepreneurship Club.

  2. AACSB Accredited

    The UCCS College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance College Schools of Business (AACSB) which ensures your professors, classes and fellow students are of the highest quality. Only 5% of business schools worldwide have achieved this distinction.

  3. Exceptional Faculty

    Our leading instructors are nationally and internationally recognized for their research and instruction. Receive personalized guidance from professors with real-world experience in their field. 

  4. Ethical Curriculum

    The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at UCCS instills principle-based ethics education throughout the business school, resulting in a high standard of ethics in our students and graduates.

  5. Real-World Experience

    The College of Business houses its own Career Development Center, dedicated to provide business students with assistance in career development, internship opportunities and job placement upon graduation. 

  6. Global Perspectives

    The College of Business incorporates international business cases into the curriculum to ensure you are prepared for cross-cultural and international business opportunities. For those who wish to study abroad, the College of Business maintains partnerships with business schools across the world.

Business Analytics Faculty Spotlight
Ying Fan, Ph.D.
Dr. Fan’s research focuses on the strategic and operational factors that influence the improvement of service operations. She has worked on a stream of research investigating the impact of social media on service operations. Her studies explore service recovery strategies using social media and how online review management practices impact service operation and performance. Dr. Fan published two papers and has a forthcoming article to identify the key categories of online review management practices and compare the different practices in different countries. Moving forward, Dr. Fan is working on exploring the institutional drivers for online review management and its impact on performance based on survey data collected from the hospitality industry.