Career – what can you do with a specialization in business analytics and intelligence?
The explosion in data collection has created a new industry. Those who can use data to guide better and smarter decisions are in high demand. Nearly all of our business analytics and intelligence students have full-time employment at graduation.
They work at some of the most successful companies around the world. The average starting salary for business analytics graduates is among the highest in Ohio and higher than the national average.
BGSU graduates are prepared to work as consultants, policy analysts and management analysts in strategy, marketing and sales. They also pursue careers in insurance, banking and research.
You’ll complete core business courses, such as business finance, global strategy, prescriptive analytics and the legal environment of business. Additional courses include communication, accounting and business concepts.
During your third and fourth years, you will study regression analysis, data mining in business analytics, predictive and descriptive analytics, business intelligence and database management.
Courses are a mix of theory and applied practice. We employ real-world scenarios and case studies in business, crime and science, often with live clients through the BGSU Center for Business Analytics.
In addition to the core curriculum, students can customize their classes to reflect their specific career goals and interests. Options include artificial intelligence methods, supply chain management, social media processes and analytics and more.
- Predictive and Descriptive Analytics
- Regression Analysis
- Data Mining in Business Analytics
One of only 6% of business schools with AACSB accreditation, the highest accreditation possible
Schmidthorst College of Business Specializations
The flexibility to complete one or more of our 13 specializations distinguishes us from other universities – and gives you a competitive edge in the job market.
- Applied Economics
- Business Analytics and Intelligence
- Individualized Business
- Information Systems
- Insurance and Risk Management
- International Business
- Sales and Services Marketing
- Supply Chain Management
Premier entrepreneurship program
The Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at BGSU is one of 20 centers worldwide recognized by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
We weave entrepreneurship into all business programs and offer an entrepreneurship minor.
You can take courses in:
- Real estate entrepreneurship
- Women and social entrepreneurs
- Nonprofit and corporate responsibility
- Innovation and disruption
Top business leaders and entrepreneurs-in-residence bring real-world experience and expertise to our curriculum. A mentorship program connects students with alumni and industry leaders.
Thanks to an incubation program funded by alumni and supporters, more than $800,000 has been provided to student entrepreneurs to start their own ventures.
The Business Analytics and Intelligence program is part of the Department of Applied Statistics and Operations Research in the Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst BGSU College of Business.
Bowling Green State University [BGSU] is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. BGSU has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 01/01/1916. The most recent reaffirmation of accreditation was received in 2012 - 2013. Questions should be directed to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
The Business Administration program is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and is in good standing.
Updated: 10/25/2023 12:52PM