Business Intelligence and Analytics (Master of Science)

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Prepare yourself to meet the demands of the constantly evolving business-technology environment. Technology touches every aspect of business, and graduates of Creighton’s Master of Science in business intelligence and analytics (MSBIA) program are prepared to set the pace, bringing a values-centered perspective to the business world. The master’s in business intelligence and analytics focuses on two key areas of study: technology and management.

This flexible program is designed to fit your busy life. Classes are held Monday-Thursday evenings at Creighton’s Heider College of Business and also are available in an online format.

Outcomes

Graduates of Creighton University’s master’s program in business intelligence and analytics are employed as business and technology consultants, project managers, senior business analysts, client service supervisors and IT managers and directors. The average starting salary for Creighton graduates in 2015 was $84,500.

What You'll Learn

  • How to shape information technology to drive business success
  • Management and leadership skills
  • A values-centered approach to business
  • The fundamental concepts of business information processing systems
  • To apply business ethics and leadership skills
  • Information gathering and process improvement techniques
  • To analyze financial and other data, including revenue, expenditure and employment reports
  • To develop solutions or alternative practices
  • How to recommend new systems, procedures or organizational changes
  • The best practices for driving business decisions with data and analysis

Curriculum

Student Organizations

  • Alpha Kappa Psi: Business

    Alpha Kappa Psi is the oldest and largest business fraternity. Become a part of a group that develops well-trained, ethical, skilled, resourceful, experienced business leaders.

  • CU Heider Business Senate

    The Creighton University Heider Business Senate is a liaison between the student body and the administration of the Heider College of Business. The Senate promotes the mission and values of the Heider College of Business through various projects.

  • Beta Gamma Sigma: Business

    This society encourages and rewards scholarship and accomplishment among students of commerce and business administration. Beta Gamma Sigma promotes the advancement of education in the art and science of business and fosters integrity in the conduct of business activities.

Internships

Business Career Programs

We take your success seriously at Creighton. So seriously that we have designed our Career Portfolio Program around your success as both a student and a professional. Our integrated philosophy of incorporating a balanced, hands-on learning experience with emphasis on ethics and service to others means that as a Creighton graduate, you will have the freedom, conscience, commitment and opportunity to do the right thing extremely well.

More than 90% of business students complete at least one internship during their college career. Internships are an excellent way to “sample” jobs that might become your career focus. Interns gain real world skills that strengthen their qualifications and give them a competitive edge when applying for full-time jobs later.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants for admission to the MS-BIA program must have a baccalaureate degree, regardless of the undergraduate field of study, and an acceptable level of scholarship from an accredited institution of higher education. Students entering the MS-BIA program will need to show demonstrated proficiency in programming, either through a class or work experience and evidence that they have completed at least one statistics course in their undergraduate degree. Students without statistics may complete instead a non-credit statistics tutorial offered by the college for a fee.

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