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
Over winter break, around 300 participants took advantage of MSUM's first-ever winter term. Students were able to take an online course at an accelerated fashion to get ahead of their degrees and lighten their course load during the academic year.
When Kevin Hanson walked into Gate City Bank one morning in 1983, he didn’t know if they were hiring. He had graduated with a bachelor’s in finance from MSUM two days prior and opened a phone book just hours before to look for job openings.
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.
MSUM’s business analytics program is AACSB-accredited offering the highest quality business program in the world putting you above others when applying for jobs after graduation. Here is just a sample of business analytics careers that are predicted to have job growth in the next 10 years.
Business Analytics Related Careers
|Career||Job Growth (2021-2031)||Median Pay|
|Business Systems Analyst||9%||$99,000|
|Information Security Analyst||35%||$102,000|
|Operations Research Analyst||23%||$82,000|