Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$340 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
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B.S. in Business Analytics – Online


The coursework in Oregon State’s business analytics online bachelor’s program will equip you with expertise in three main areas:

  • Technical competency: Integrate various information technologies and demonstrate proficiency with several data analytic tools.
  • Organizational competency: Identify opportunities, needs and constraints for data analytics within organizational contexts.
  • Management competency: Think critically about the business implications of observed data patterns and analytics inferences.

Degree requirements

minimum of 180 quarter credits  including at least 60 upper-division credits  are required to graduate with your business analytics bachelor's degree. Major requirements and curriculum information are available on Oregon State's academic catalog.

For additional information about OSU's baccalaureate core, please visit our bacc core details page.

Specialization options

The program features two options that integrate data science with business disciplines and enable you to focus your studies in a particular area of interest.

Digital marketing

Gain sophisticated skills of analyzing data to solve marketing problems such as consumer analysis, customer segmentation and microtargeting. This option will help you develop analytical ability associated with customer relationship management (CRM) systems, the web, social media and marketing. View the curriculum »

Market research and consumer analytics

Learn to collect and analyze data about market conditions and help businesses to promote their services and products. For example, you’ll handle data on consumer demographics, needs, preferences and buying habits by using statistical techniques and software. View the curriculum »

Sample course topics

  • Personal, professional and leadership development
  • Public speaking
  • Calculus for management and social science
  • Financial accounting
  • Managerial accounting
  • Principles of marketing
  • Introduction to microeconomics
  • International business
  • Operations management
  • Financial planning

Transfer credits

Some degree requirements may be transferred from other institutions. Please note that a minimum of 45 credits of the last 75 credits in this degree program must be completed at Oregon State (online or on campus) to meet the academic residency requirement.

Previously earned credits must be reviewed upon admittance to OSU for appropriate articulation. Find more information about transferring credits using the Office of Admissions’ single-course search tool or request an unofficial transcript evaluation through the College of Business.

Connect with a College of Business transfer advisor

Connect with undergraduate transfer student advisor Caiden Marcus to learn more about pursuing a business analytics degree online. Schedule a virtual appointment or call the College of Business Future Students Office at 541-737-1109 to schedule.

Add a minor

As an OSU Ecampus student, you'll have the ability to add a minor to your bachelor's degree program. Oregon State offers a diverse selection of minors online. Combine business analytics and a computer science minor or business analytics plus a health management and policy minor to create an even more powerful résumé fit for today's job market.


Notice: Oregon State University students may now take part in internships anywhere in the United States. Read more about Ecampus’ authorization to operate in your state.

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