Our Business Analytics Degree Program
Next Start Date:
January 10, 2022
The Business Analytics degree is designed to prepare students for the data driven side of the corporate world. The BS in Business Analytics provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to manage and interpret business data, query large datasets and tables to provide information requested by business users, understand business intelligence, and present data in a fashion that is easy to understand with proper documentation for successful user adoption. These skills will enable students to secure positions as data scientists, marketing research analysts, business intelligence analysts, project managers, and many more. They mine and analyze data in order to derive actionable business intelligence. Business analysts are generally concerned with strategic planning (forecasting changing business demands), business model assessment, workflow optimization, and system analysis. This program includes learning about management, strategy, data and communication to best prepare students with the tools and abilities to succeed in more technical business environments. Equipping students with the necessary leadership, communication and data skills allows them to effectively navigate the business world of today. Graduates of this program are prepared to analyze data and effectively communicate the results while making recommendations based on their analysis.
Business analytics graduates can pursue careers as business analysts in a variety of different industries and enterprises. And, in today's age of big data, multinational corporations increasingly rely on experienced business analysts to provide data models, insights, and strategic solutions. Multinational corporations seek graduates capable of utilizing data to solve difficult challenges, inform corporate strategy, and interact with stakeholders at all levels. By studying business analytics, you will create a perfect combination of business and technical abilities that employers highly value. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics*, between 2016 and 2026, 115,200 new management analyst jobs will be created. A business analyst is a multidisciplinary expert with a strong background in computer science and statistics.
Business Analytics Areas of Study
Students will acquire sophisticated approaches for applying analytics to corporate problems in a variety of functions, including finance, marketing, operations, and human resources. Additionally, students will learn business terminology and how to work efficiently in teams while effectively expressing the outcomes of their analysis. Bottom line - we develop problem solvers capable of taking data from insight to action and immediately adding value to any organization.