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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.
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:
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:
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.
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.
*Data obtained from the Occupational Information network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
|Business Intelligence Analysts||$81,140|
|Clinical Data Managers||13.07%||$75,560|
|Clinical Research Coordinators||15.45%||$115,730|
|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|
|Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists||$81,140|
|Information Security Analysts||$86,170|
|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|
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