Today’s most in-demand business professionals aren’t just tech-savvy—they’re data storytellers. Using analytics, they help uncover insights that shape the future of their organizations. If you want to develop a deeper understanding of how data drives business, you’re in the right place.
Become a master of analytics in Tippie’s part-time program—where you’ll learn from some of the world's brightest minds. Here, you don’t have to choose between earning your degree in person or online. You’ll have the option to either sit in a classroom or sit at a laptop in your living room. The choice is yours.
“Everyone in class with me has already put in an 8-hour day by the time they get to class. Most of them are my age and have families. Our professors are extremely understanding.”
Iowa’s part-time business analytics program was made for professionals balancing work, life, family, pets, mortgages … sound familiar? You’re not alone. We tailored our program for maximum convenience. You can earn your business analytics master's online, attend class in Des Moines or Cedar Rapids, or go for a blend of the two. Classes meet one night a week (no Fridays or weekends).
“Once I could start applying the techniques at work, it really helped me understand that this is useful, portable information that I can contribute to this company—or any another company.”
Did you know that 69% of employers prioritize applicants with data science skills, but just 23% of graduates have those skills? You don't have to be an economist to know that when demand outstrips supply, the talent (that's you) has the upper hand.
“I like teaching Business Analytics because I get the chance to tell people what it is and explain its power and change their perceptions of it.”
When the revolution in big data arrived like a tsunami, Tippie was ready to seize the moment. We've been doing business analytics for years, long before it was cool. And we're good at it. Who better to learn from than faculty recently awarded the prestigious UPS George D. Smith Prize for Business Analytics?
Quickly fill in the gaps with a certificate
If you don’t have time to dedicate to a full-on master’s program experience, we’ve got just the credential for you. Our Business Analytics Certificate is a 15-hour, five-course program that you can earn in as little as one year. All your credits count toward your master’s (you’ll be halfway done) or an Iowa MBA if you choose.