Data specialists are in demand

And Tippie business analytics graduates have a leg up in the industry. We don't just teach you the mathematics of data analysis. Our award-winning faculty also prepare you to provide actionable insights that lead to smart business decisions. Once you've nailed the curriculum, our Career Services team is here to help you ace the interview, polish your resume, and more.

According to a recent survey, 2/3 of recruiters from Fortune Global 100 employers report that they plan to hire analytics master’s students. With the skills you'll leave with, you'll stand out to employers—and they'll pay a premium to add your talent to their team.

Master of Business Analytics outcomes data

In the United States, those who hold a master's in business analytics command a significant premium in the job market over those with a bachelor's degree alone. With a median starting salary 68.5% above that of an undergraduate degree holder, business analytics grads are entering a job market that is eager to compensate them for the value they bring to their organization (GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey, 2019). Here are the salary and job placement outcomes for graduates of the program as of May 2023.

$ 97,684

Average Starting Salary

Among 2022-2023 grads

$ 150,000

Maximum Salary

Among 2022-2023 grads

Careers in business analytics

A master's degree in business analytics can take you in many different directions. From the C-Suite to the consultancy, your Business Analytics master's means a future full of options.

  • Assurance Analyst
  • Big Data Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Analytics Consultant
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Business Reporting Manager
  • Chief Analytics Officer
  • Data Analyst II
  • Data Scientist II
  • Data Strategist
  • Director of Analytics
  • E-Commerce Analyst
  • End User Computing Analyst
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Analyst
  • Financial Analyst II
  • Healthcare Data Analyst
  • Informatics Analyst
  • Insights Leadership
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Marketing Analytics Manager
  • Merchandising Analytics Manager
  • Operational Analyst
  • Quantitative Analyst / Modeler
  • Research Analyst
  • Risk Analytics Manager
  • Strategic Intelligence Analyst
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Telecomm Fraud Analyst

"Like any discipline: you really need to have the passion and the aptitude for it to be successful. Having those things, and the education to back it up, there’s almost nothing you can’t do with a degree like this."

At your fingertips

Business Analytics students have access to tools that make finding your next role easier than ever:

  • Personal career coaching—one-on-one and exclusive to you
  • Leadership assessments that help you identify your unique strengths
  • Resume templates, plus writing and editing assistance
  • Cover letter templates and assistance with composition
  • Alumni database—find Business Analytics alumni who can answer questions and help with interview prep
  • Webinars, including how to leverage your Business Analytics degree, salary negotiation, and strategic networking

Tippie's career management team works with Business Analytics students to help you advance to your dream role in your company, or nail the interview at your next organization.