There’s money in making sense.
Big data has become big business. Tippie’s two-track business analytics and information systems (BAIS) major will position you to excel in this exciting new field.
IBM estimates that the world produced 2.5 billion gigabytes of data everyday. In 2012. That’s more than half a billion Facebook users ago. Now, everybody’s wearing a fitness tracker, and even today’s cars and refrigerators produce data. Who helps businesses figure out what to do with all that information? With Tippie’s business analytics and information systems (BAIS) major, that could be you.
By the numbers
BAIS alums employed or in grad school
Average starting salary for BAIS grads
Tracks to choose from
Two tracks to information mastery
Tippie’s BAIS major offers two tracks that let you tailor your education to your particular interests.
The business analytics track
Learn to manipulate and evaluate data to inform strategic business decisions and process improvements. See more about the business analytics track.
The information systems track
Learn to manage and maintain the hardware and software systems businesses use to collect, organize, and secure data. See more about the information systems track.
Want to see the courses you could take as a BAIS major? Check out the BAIS academic plan.
Amazing career placement
Thanks to the quality of the Tippie BAIS program and the growing demand for data-savvy business analysts and information systems experts, our graduates have a consistently high job placement rate.
Changing the perception of data
Professor Sam Burer and two business analytics students won third place in Swiss agribusiness Sygenta’s global challenge. The Crop Challenge in Analytics asked participants to develop a model that predicts the seed varieties farmers should plant to maximize yield.
“We brought all the tools we knew together.”
There was a lot of data cleanup, statistical analysis and optimization to visualize the data. Burer and his team came in third place among 36 teams from around the world.Read Story
Students involved in Tippie Tech gain networking opportunities through company presentations and student competitions. Tippie Tech also hosts its own career fair involving companies specifically interested in BAIS students.
Analytics students provide business solutions for real-world clients through student consulting projects.
Solve a real-world problem for a real-world client through the use of data. Develop a software application or propose a whole new process. Present the solution to the client or hand off a working prototype.