The BA in Data Analytics requires prior completion of an introductory statistics course and a sufficient background in high-school mathematics to enroll in pre-calculus.

Degree Core

The 19-credit hour core of the degree comprises 6 technical courses taken in the first two years. These focus on topics of fundamental and immediate use in analytics and its applications.


Along with the degree core above, students choose an 18-19-credit hour concentration in one of several fields. Each concentration includes 6 courses that can be taken across 3 or 4 years.

Currently, the following concentrations are offered:

  • Geospatial Analytics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Sport Analytics
  • Social Data

Additional concentrations in the social sciences and humanities are under development.

Degree Requirements (Miami General Bulletin)