BAIS grads are mastering job placement.

For the past several years, graduates of Tippie’s business analytics & information systems (BAIS) program have experienced a consistently high job placement rate. Why? Because the program is excellent, and because businesses of all kinds are clamoring for skilled data analysts and information systems specialists. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects jobs in the field to grow by 22% between now and 2020, and starting salaries have been growing at a rate of 5% a year. The firms that recruit and hire Tippie BAIS grads include:

  • Accenture
  • Applied Predictive Technologies
  • AT&T
  • Best Buy
  • Cerner
  • EY
  • Fast Enterprises
  • First National Bank
  • HAVI Global Solution
  • HNI Corporation
  • IBM
  • John Deere
  • KPMG
  • Mbuy
  • Microsoft
  • RSM
  • State Farm Insurance

Build your career on the cutting edge

Every time you swipe a debit card, fill out a timesheet, or like something on social media, you create data. Every time you visit a doctor, stream a movie, or give money to a charity, you create data. It can tell doctors and hospitals which treatments are most effective. It can tell governments where to invest tax dollars. It can help businesses design better products and services. You can be the person that helps organizations understand the data. You can be the person who helps them keep the data accessible and secure. The opportunities are endless.

Tippie BAIS grads in the business analytics track have become:

  • business intelligence solution designers
  • process analysts
  • demand & supply planning managers
  • continuous improvement consultants
  • operations excellence consultants
  • healthcare consulting analysts
  • measurement analysts
  • data analysts
  • optimization analysts
  • marketing business intelligence analysts
  • sales operations analysts
  • customer marketing analysts

Tippie BAIS grads in the information systems track have become:

  • systems analysts
  • programmer analysts
  • IT risk assurance advisor
  • IT audit advisory associate
  • software development analysts
  • database administrators
  • security & privacy associates
  • IT business analysts
  • software engineers
  • data warehousing implementation consultants
  • application engineers
  • technology & management consultants


Internship & career resources

The Pomerantz Career Center offers a wealth of resources to help you find internships, networking opportunities, and your first—or next—business analytics job.

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