Business Intelligence (MS)

Business Intelligence Online Degree

The Master of Science in Business Intelligence (MS-BI) is an online degree program that provides a solid foundation in technology and decision-making tools that will enable you to collect, interpret and utilize information. This is an ideal education for many business positions, such as management analysts.

Management analyst positions are expected to see a 22% growth from 2010-2020, with 157,200 new jobs. (Source: Spring 2012 BLS Occupational Outlook Quarterly)

Through Grantham’s convenient, 100% online format and professionally relevant courses, the Master of Science in Business Intelligence program integrates technological concepts within a relevant, functional business application framework. Upon graduation, you will be armed with an advanced business education in the fields of technology and decision science. Our master degree programs are great for veterans, active duty military personnel, people who work full time and anyone else who has a lot of demands on their time.

Business Intelligence Program Outcomes

At the successful completion of the program, you should be able to:

  • Build business models for forecasting and business analysis
  • Compare and contrast business intelligence technologies
  • Integrate information from the organization into a strategic system
  • Utilize communication systems
  • Assess workflow, data analysis, and technology through quantitative techniques
  • Analyze professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities
  • Evaluate information about an organization's operational processes, financial situation, and business performance
  • Assemble project plans to report project progress to stakeholders

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, military personnel, high school graduates, government employees, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

Curriculum Highlights

Course Number Course Title
BA501 Overview of Business Intelligence
BA521 Balanced Scorecards and Performance Dashboards
BA531 Business Performance Management
BA542 Strategic Management and Technology and Innovation
IS576 Data Warehousing

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
BA501 Overview of Business Intelligence 3
BA521 Balanced Scorecards and Performance Dashboards 3
BA531 Business Performance Management 3
BA541 Customer Relationship Management 3
BA542 Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation 3
BA590 Organizational Behavior 3
BA597 Capstone Project-Business Intelligence 3
BA645 Project Management Essentials 3
IS515 Management of Information Systems 3
IS525 Information Systems Strategic Planning 3
IS566 Decision Support & Intelligent Systems 3
IS576 Data Warehousing 3
GU500 Graduate Student Success 1
Program and core: 37
Electives (0): 0
Total: 37

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Masters
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available

Career Information

"Knowledge is power." That is a truth in life … and in business. In fact, in today’s information age, knowledge is more than power … it’s what powers business. And those with the know-how to manage information, technology and people will be business leaders today, tomorrow and for years to come.

A Master of Science in Business Intelligence from Grantham can help you pursue a leadership role in business. It can help prepare you for a career as a computer or information systems manager[1], a field expected to grow by 15 percent[2] by 2024 – more than 50,000 positions! In addition to being in high demand, this position typically offers a median wage around $120,000.[3]

10-year Job Growth[2]

In the next 10 years, overall employment is projected to grow by 15% for management analysts, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.

  • 402,200
  • 348,500
  • 2014
  • 2024
Total number of new jobs and replacement jobs.
*2024 total jobs is an estimate.

Average Salaries[3]

  • The top 10% earn$187,200
  • The median earn$120,950
  • The lower 10% earn$74,940
Total compensation includes bonus. Salaries for computer and information systems managers are dependent on prior experience as well as the number of years of seniority.

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