Data Analytics, minor

Program Overview

If you’re a detail-oriented, collaborative learner, the data analytics minor is perfect to help you learn how to analyze data to develop solutions to real-world problems.

The data analytics minor allows students to develop the skills necessary to work in cross-disciplinary teams to solve challenging problems by collecting and interpreting information. With eight (8) possible concentrations, this minor can be paired with virtually every major so that you can become an insightful, innovative professional in any industry. 


  • Biology: Environmental Science
  • Biology: Genetics
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Finance
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sports Science

PLNU’s data analytics minor is ideal for a variety of academic disciplines, especially if you’re majoring in:

  • Sciences like biology, chemistry, environmental science, physics, and sports science

  • Social sciences like psychology and political science

  • Computational fields like mathematics and computer science

  • Business and finance. 

The multidisciplinary approach of the minor brings students from diverse majors together as they learn from experienced professors in a practical, industry-savvy learning environment. Students increase their skills in areas such as statistics, programming, data management, data visualization, and machine learning. 

The data analytics minor is designed to give you specialized skills and set you apart from the competition as you move on to a career or graduate studies. 

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Detailed course information is available on the course catalog. If you are interested in learning more about these offerings, please navigate to your desired concentration.

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