Data Analytics

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March 6, 2023
Check out real tips from distance learners who looked at Butler University's graduate programs and chose to pursue a master's in data analytics online.
Master's in data analytics student Julia Brooks
February 1, 2023
Aiming for a data science career, Julia Brooks is building on her BA in Psychology by pursuing Butler University’s online data analytics master’s.
Butler Online MSDA student ZaKavia Reed
February 1, 2023
Seeking a career as a data analyst, ZaKavia Reed is building on her undergraduate financial analysis skills by earning a Master of Science in Data Analytics from Butler University.
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November 21, 2022
Careers in data analysis involve interesting work, pay well, and transcend industry. Here's how to know if you should pursue a data analytics career and how to get started.
How to Become a Data Analyst
July 10, 2022
People working in data analysis look at large amounts of data and try to identify trends and gather information for their employers. Typically, they also create dashboards, maintain databases, and devise systems for analyzing data. Most analysts work closely with management, other data scientists, and members of IT staff. They collect, sort, and analyze data […]
Understanding SQL Concepts for Data Analysis
May 22, 2022
Data analysis depends on being able to query databases. Structured Query Language, or SQL, has been named by the American National Standards Institute as the default querying language when using relational database management systems. Tasks including retrieving and updating data are done with SQL. Anyone who has done even basic database upkeep is familiar with […]
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May 6, 2022
Graduate degrees are increasingly common among data analysts. In today's technical data landscape, a master's in data analytics opens a lot of doors.
Data Analysis and GIS Mapping
November 26, 2021
During the current era, data is king. Not only is there more data available than ever before, but there are more ways to analyze it and use it in ways that impact the lives of everyday citizens. GIS mapping is an example of how data can be used, analyzed, and displayed to fit the requirements […]