Why Business Analytics and Information Systems?

Business Analytics and Information Systems (BAIS) is an interdisciplinary STEM field that combines the study of people, technology, organizations, and the relationships among them. BAIS professionals help organizations leverage data and analytics to drive informed decision-making, optimize business processes, and achieve competitive advantage. With a strong emphasis on data analysis, business intelligence, and information systems, BAIS equips students with the skills needed to succeed in today's data-driven business landscape.

Careers in Business Analytics and Information Systems

BAIS professionals play a crucial role in helping organizations make sense of vast amounts of data and translate insights into actionable strategies. They design, develop, and maintain information systems that support data-driven decision-making at all levels of an organization. The BAIS degree focuses on developing skills in data analysis, business intelligence, project management, and customer service, while also providing a strong foundation in underlying business theories.

According to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of operations research analysts, which includes data analysts, is projected to grow 23 percent from 2022 to 2032, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 9,800 openings for operations research analysts are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). As organizations increasingly rely on data to drive business decisions, the need for skilled Business Analytics professionals continues to rise, making it an exciting and promising career path for those with a passion for technology and business.

Become a BAIS professional:

  • Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Business Analytics Specialist
  • Data Scientist
  • Business Analytics Manager
  • Data Engineer
  • Machine Learning Engineer

Our BAIS program covers popular applications such as:

  • Tableau
  • Python
  • Advanced Excel
  • SQL
  • and even more!

Join our program and discover the power of data-driven decision-making!

Discover how data-driven decision-making can revolutionize business operations in today's fast-paced world. By honing your skills in analyzing and interpreting business data, you will be equipped to uncover valuable insights that can drive strategic decisions and boost performance. With hands-on experience using cutting-edge tools and technologies, you'll stay ahead of the curve and become a valuable asset in any organization.

Degree Plan for a STEM major in Business Analytics and Information Systems