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
Peter Geib, professor emeritus in the Paseka School of Business, has always enjoyed sharing his love of global leadership with students in his class. He is the recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Service Award
About ten years ago, the board of the MSUM Paseka School of Business decided to introduce a mentorship program. Rick Kasper ,who was on the board at the time, has been influencing the program and its participants ever since as a mentor, helping students set goals and make complex decisions.
Mary Jo Richard believes in finding places to volunteer where one can contribute both expertise and time. She has done just that as treasurer of the foundation board. Her professional background in auditing and accounting has improved processes for the quickly growing foundation.
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.