MSM-Business Analytics Career Management

What opportunities are available for me?

According to a report by the McKinsey Global Institute, the U.S. is expected to have a shortfall of 140,000-190,000 people with critical analytical skills by 2018.

According to a recent article in Forbes, Big Data is where the paying jobs are. "The [median] advertised salary for technical professionals with Big Data expertise is $104,850 net of bonuses and additional compensation," says Forbes Contributor Louis Columbus.

The demand for analytics professionals is substantial. At the same time, there is a huge deficit in the number of qualified applicants to fill the rise in analytics positions. Need more evidence? Consider these 10 reasons why big data analytics is the best career move, from edureka!.

Students in the MSM-Business Analytics program are encouraged to obtain certifications for their analytics focus (e.g., CAP certification by INFORMs, IBM Business Analytics Certification, DAA Digital Analytics certification). This will help position you even more for the career you are seeking.

Where Do I Start?

The Career Management Office is prepared to help you from the very start of your academic program to gain the most from the resources and services available. By partnering with the Career Managemenet Office, you will be able to make the most of your Weatherhead degree and secure the best job to match your skillset. Some of the services our Career Management Office provides include:

Learn more about managing your career.