Associate of Applied Science
60 credits | $250 per credit*
Financial Aid Available
Transfer Friendly | 2-Week Terms
Do you like to analyze and collect data research? Would you like to learn how data results can help improve climate and environmental issues? Are you interested in assisting companies with their business decisions by reviewing data? If so, then we have the program for you!
Our Data Analytics degree will focus on the connection and importance between data and the environment. Climate change is one of the biggest threats currently facing the planet, and data is one of the most valuable tools used to track changes. Environmental research relies on data interpretation and visualizations to present an accurate assessment of our climate condition. Learners will be able to efficiently communicate their data results in numerous formats, using various data analysis tools.
* Cost per credit and number of credits may change.
Prepares graduates for positions in businesses, organizations, and government agencies that use data to make decisions and manage their resources. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this field is expected to expand by 20% over the next decade.
- Business Intelligence Analyst
- Data Analyst
- Data Technician
- Operations Analyst
What You Will Learn
- The use data analytics to inform decisions.
- Present the results of data analysis in accessible ways.
- Identify and discuss security and ethical issues in dealing with data.
- The use of industry-relevant data analysis tools such as Microsoft Excel and Python.
- Organize and retrieve data using tools such as MongoDB and SQL.
We have identified the best features of in-person and virtual learning, brought them together, and created an innovative and flexible education designed for the modern learner. All courses run on a two-week term calendar where learners take one course at a time. Each class meets in person regularly with day, weekend, and evening options available. In addition, courses leverage HyFlex instruction to enhance classroom learning. Using this flexible approach, learners leverage tools such as discussion boards, academic support resources, videos, and project-based assignments to demonstrate their understanding of the content. Our facility in New Gloucester, Maine, is equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms deploying cutting–edge technology, laboratories, conference rooms, co-working/study spaces, and more to support and enhance teaching and learning.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is the Technical Institute for Environmental Professions part of Unity Environmental University?
Yes, the Technical Institute is one of four educational units under Unity Environmental University.
Where are courses held?
All programs are delivered in-person at Freeport Hall, on Unity Environmental University’s campus located on Pineland Farms.
70 Farm View Drive, Suite 200
New Gloucester, ME 04260.
Is the Technical Institute an online program?
No. Our courses have in-person participation, accompanied with virtual guided learning, discussions, or projects.
How much does it cost?
Our cost is $250 per credit pricing, for a two-credit course. Financial aid options are available which can reduce out-of-pocket costs significantly. Additionally, for the majority of courses, there are no costs for textbooks!
How do I find out if I’m eligible for financial aid?
The process is simple and free to apply! Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Make sure to include the Unity Environmental University, Technical Institute for Environmental Professions school code: 006858. If you have questions about financial aid, paying for college, or the process, our recruitment team is eager to help.
When do classes start?
There are 20 terms per year, and courses offered all year long, so there is always an opportunity to start when it is convenient for you. There is no better time to start than now!
What am I going to learn?
Skills and competencies that have been identified as essential by subject matter experts in your field and will align with prospective employer needs.
How do I apply?
Applying is easy, free, and can be completed right on your smartphone! Complete our online application.
Do you accept prior learning and transfer credits?
Yes, we have a very transfer-friendly approach. Everyone’s prior learning is different, so we recommend that you have a conversation with your recruitment specialist, to discuss how your experience and credits will best be applied to your new degree.