Results and Outcomes
Every large enterprise must continually strive to improve its product or service, requiring personnel with the ability to identify opportunities for business enhancement. A bachelor’s degree in business intelligence provides the business and technological training necessary for this important function and can lead to numerous careers in information systems, finance, consulting and a wide range of other fields.
Business Intelligence and Analytics graduates from Saint Joseph’s are no exception. They have gone on to successful careers on many levels. Some of the positions recent graduates have accepted include:
- Associate Programmer
- Data Operations Technician
- Information Systems Engineer
- IT Risk & Assurance Advisory Staff
- Systems Administrator
- Business Systems Analyst
- Database Developer
- Project Analyst
- Second Lieutenant
- Software Quality Assurance Analyst
Well-known businesses continue to recruit and hire Saint Joseph’s business intelligence and analytics graduates on an annual basis. Among the more recent are the American International Group (AIG), Deloitte & Touche, Ernst & Young, Lockheed Martin.
Other students choose to take their education to the next level and enter graduate school. Recent undergraduates have gone on to further study at, among other institutions, Drexel University and Saint Joseph’s University.
Perhaps most notably, business intelligence and analytics majors are uniquely prepared for careers in technology management and management consulting; fields in which job prospects and potential salary for graduates are excellent. In the most recent survey year (2011) , the average starting salary for a Saint Joseph’s business intelligence and analytics graduate was $54,500.
Chosen Career Paths
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