Business Analytics Jobs and Career Outlook
Prepare for Business Analytics Careers Across a Variety of Industries
- 11% job growth1
- 101,900 new jobs through 20311
As the global economy continues to expand, more businesses and organizations seek ways to increase efficiency, lower costs, and maximize their impact. With its practical, applied approach to key skills, an online M.S. in Business Analytics from the University of New Haven gives you the specialized knowledge you need to support these goals in several leadership positions. You could advance as a business analyst, data analyst, marketing specialist, and more.
These career paths are growing faster than the average for all other occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. By 2031, over one million jobs for management analysts will be available.1 The industries with the highest median annual wages for these professionals as of May 20221 were:
- Professional, scientific, and technical services: $100,170
- Management of companies and enterprises: $96,940
- Finance and insurance: $83,050
- Government: $81,090
Management analysts, also known as management consultants, work to improve a business or organization’s efficiency. They gather information about problems, analyze available data, and recommend solutions to administrators.
Operations Research Analyst
Operations research analysts help solve complex business issues with data analysis. They collect information from computer databases, sales histories, employees, customers, etc. Then, they use advanced analytics to make recommendations and address problems.
Additional career options include:
- Business analyst
- Data analyst
- Market research analyst
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When you complete the online master’s degree in business analytics, you will be able to:
- Rationalize using appropriate data sources for a specific operational function and/or research question.
- Prepare data from public and commercial data sources to address specific operational questions.
- Develop a testable research question that addresses a business/organizational need.
- Implement domain studies using predictive analytic techniques to enhance decision-making for an organization.
- Formulate business insights found through analytics techniques in a non-technical format online.
- Integrate business insights found through analytics techniques in a non-technical visual format.
Choose from Two In-Demand Concentrations
This program includes industry-leading concentrations in Global Supply Chain Management and Marketing Analytics.
M.S. in Business Analytics: Global Supply Chain Management
Learn how to use global supply chains to provide quality products and services to businesses and organizations. The concentration includes instruction in key supply chain metrics, procurement and outsourcing, supplier selection, logistics, and more. You’ll graduate ready to oversee supply chain integration and coordination for the best customer service.
M.S. in Business Analytics: Marketing Analytics Concentration
Learn to develop and use analytics algorithms to evaluate a significant amount of marketing data from multiple sources. The concentration includes instruction in marketing strategy, customer metrics, online marketing, and more.
Our nationally recognized Career Development Center can support you during your program and help you find a job after graduation. We’ll prepare you for the next step in your career through interview prep, salary negotiation tips, and more.
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Management Analysts. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/management-analysts.htm.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Operations Research Analysts. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/math/operations-research-analysts.htm.