Saint Mary’s University

MS in Business Intelligence & Data Analytics

Delivering Real-World Answers

The Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota online Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics (MS BIDA) is an experiential program that delivers data governance and visualization skills that hiring managers notice immediately. You’ll spend an intense year gaining real-world experience in business intelligence, big-data analytics, and presentation skills. By graduation, you’ll be the go-to professional who can be counted on to determine cause and effect relationships and suggest sound problem-solving strategies.

With your MS BIDA, you’ll be the perfect candidate for positions in the rapidly growing fields of business intelligence and data analytics. Command a top salary in a field where the average wage rose an astounding 16 percent, compared to just the 2 percent average increase overall for wages.

About the Program
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MS in Business Intelligence & Data Analytics

In the program you’ll gain real-world experience in business intelligence, big-data analytics, and presentation skills that will position you as the go-to professional who can be counted on to determine cause and effect relationships and suggest sound problem-solving strategies.

The program exposes students to:

  • Real-Time Data Sets: program assignments use real-time data from Fortune 500 companies
  • Programming Languages: students have a choice in learning either R or Python or both
  • Professional Feedback: throughout the program student work feedback is provided by a panel of Fortune 500 company experts

Why SMU?

The Saint Mary’s 100% online Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics program will position you as the go-to professional who can be counted on to determine cause and effect relationships and suggest sound problem-solving strategies.

While this degree focuses efforts on learning how to pull, assess and present data — it also teaches you how to be successful as you work around the daily challenges that are simply a part of working with big data. You’ll use a combination of real-time big data sets from Fortune 500 companies and the tools needed to navigate this complex environment throughout the year-long program — emerging as a polished professional who can drive optimum results regardless of circumstance.