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Undergraduate degree programs

Business data analytics
Business degree

Business data analytics

Big Data is getting bigger. According to IBM, the estimated 2.5 quintillion bytes of data we create daily will add up to 40 zettabytes (43 trillion gigabytes) by 2020 — and that’s just the beginning. The W. P. Carey degree in business data analytics gives you the tools to launch a dynamic career with global potential, in a business world increasingly ruled by data.

Business data analytics degree courses

The business data analytics degree teaches you to create and manage Big Data initiatives, as well as associated business processes that facilitate large-scale analytics solutions in organizations, through courses like:

  • Big Data Analytics and Visualization in Business
  • Business Data Mining
  • Business Data Warehouses and Dimensional Modeling
  • Business Database Systems Development
  • Business Decision Models
  • Business Information Systems Development
  • Enterprise Analytics
  • Introduction to Business Data Analytics
  • Logistics Management
  • Marketing and Business Performance
  • Organizations and Management leadership
  • Planning and Control Systems for Supply Chain Management
  • Social Media and Content Marketing
  • Web Design and Development

Customize your experience 

You can study business data analytics on ASU's Tempe campus or 100% online. No matter where you learn, you’ll have opportunities to apply and diversify your skills through undergraduate research, internships, targeted career programs, and 45+ business clubs and organizations — including the Department of Information Systems Club (DISC) and a number of related professional associations. Discover more ways to customize your experience at W. P. Carey:

STEM designation

The W. P. Carey degree in business data analytics has been designated by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency within the Department of Homeland Security as a STEM-eligible degree program (CIP code 52.1301). The STEM designation allows eligible graduates on student visas access to an Optional Practical Training (OPT) extension, up to 36 months, as compared to 12 months for non-STEM degrees. As an international student, the longer work authorization term may help you gain additional real-world skills and experience in the U.S.

Careers in business analytics

Nearly 90 percent of employers indicate that their business intelligence and data analytics needs will increase in the future. The business data analytics degree prepares you to meet this demand, and for any of the following careers.

Career Growth* Median Salary*

*Data obtained from the Occupational Information network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

  •  Bright Outlook
  •  Green Occupation
Business Intelligence Analysts   $81,140
Clinical Data Managers 13.07% $75,560
Clinical Research Coordinators 15.45% $115,730
Compliance Managers   7.32% $100,890
Computer and Information Research Scientists   $102,190
Computer and Information Systems Managers 16.90% $120,950
Computer Network Architects   $91,000
Computer Systems Analysts    $79,680
Data Warehousing Specialists   $81,140
Database Administrators    $77,080
Database Architects   $81,140
Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists     $81,140
Information Security Analysts   $86,170
Intelligence Analysts 16.63% $74,300
Investment Fund Managers 7.32% $100,890
Network and Computer Systems Administrators   $72,560
Regulatory Affairs Managers   7.32% $100,890
Software Developers, Applications   $90,060
Software Developers, Systems Software     $99,000
Statisticians 13.07% $75,560

What is a major map? 

A major map outlines a major’s critical requirements, elective and required courses, and optimal course sequencing to help you stay on the right track to graduation.

Application requirements 

All students are required to meet general university and W. P. Carey admission requirements.

First-year student | Transfer | International | Readmission

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