A Business Analytics degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead will equip you for one of the fastest growing career fields in the country. This business program is addressing the vast shortage of qualified analysts who can make sense of the massive amounts of data collected by organizations. With this degree, you will be a key player in interpreting large data sets, effectively communicating the analysis of the data, and guiding businesses and organizations in making sound, profitable decisions.
AACSB Accreditation ensures you’re getting the highest quality business program. Only the top 5 percent of the world’s business schools are accredited.
The interdisciplinary curriculum exposes you to a wide variety of disciplines, with foundational courses in business, computer science and mathematics, coupled with requirements in economics and communications. Depending on your area of interest, you’ll choose from electives in health informatics, geosciences or marketing, among others. Shared coursework makes it easy for you to double major in an area of specialized interest without adding significant time to your academic career.
While master’s level business analytics degrees exist in the region, MSUM offers the only undergraduate degree in business analytics, focusing primarily on the application of big data to high-level decision making.
At MSUM you will learn on state-of-the-art, industry standard platforms such as Python and R, equipping you to be ready for hire upon graduation.
Business Student Success Stories
Moyinoluwa (Mo) Abiola ‘17, a senior analyst at Goldman Sachs, knows the importance of connecting with the people around her in a place she loves.
President Anne Blackhurst wants to recognize MSUM’s Executive Mentorship Banquet for their focus on what’s really important, which is how our students have been changed by their college experience and how they’ll use their education to make important contributions to their professions and communities.
"House Hunters" featured MSUM alumni Poonam Budhiraja (2012, Broadcast Journalism and Film Studies), Jerry Griggs (2016, Business Administration and Management) and Alexa Dixson-Griggs (2015, Social Work) as Budhiraja showed the local couple houses to fit their growing family.
MSUM’s Business Analytics degree offers a unique and wide selection of learning opportunities outside of the classroom. Whether you call it engaged learning, experiential learning or just being adventurous, we hope you will explore the options that spark your interests, strengths and passions.