Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Specialization

Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Degree Specialization

If you're interested in digging deep for information and analyzing big data to solve business problems, a bachelor's degree in business from DeVry University with a specialization in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management could be right for you.

As data floods the workplace, generated on an enormous scale by sources like smart phones and e-commerce, it creates new opportunities to use advanced tools and technology like Apache™ Hadoop® and R to process and manage huge datasets. Consider this specialization if you want to uncover business trends with big data – the kind of information used to help organizations grow.


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Program Coursework

Our Specialization in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management may include these courses:

Managerial Applications of Business Analytics

Applied Business Analytics

Database Concepts in Business Intelligence

Introduction to Internet Analytics

Business Analysis

Managing Operations Across the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Mgmt Decision Support Tools & Applications

Managerial Applications of Business Analytics

BIAM300 Managerial Applications of Business Analytics
This course examines major themes of business intelligence and business analytics. Through case studies, students explore how analytics impact organizational management in today’s data-rich environment. Coursework addresses implementing business analytics techniques, business modeling, data sources, the business analyst’s role in the organization, business process modeling, key performance indicators, use of data warehouses and data mining.

Applied Business Analytics

BIAM400 Applied Business Analytics
This course examines use of optimized modeling techniques, including break-even analysis, optimization modeling, sensitivity analysis, linear programming, network models, regression, time series analysis, decision-making under uncertainty and simulation models.

Database Concepts in Business Intelligence

BIAM410 Database Concepts in Business Intelligence
This course explores designing, developing, implementing and using a database to derive business intelligence solutions. Topics include roles, responsibilities, object relational impedance mismatch, data warehousing, online analytical processing and implementation of data mining tools. Case studies focusing on analyzing and interpreting data to support decision-making are used.

Introduction to Internet Analytics

BIAM420 Introduction to Internet Analytics
This course focuses on analyzing and interpreting data to support decision-making for planning and performance assessment. Students are introduced to data sources such as web logs, big data, social data (e.g., emails, blogs, tweets), common key performance indicators and Internet analytics tools.

Business Analysis

BUSN350 Business Analysis
This course introduces tasks and techniques used to systematically understand the structure, operations, processes and purposes of an organization. Approaches to needs assessment, data collection, elicitation, analysis and synthesis are covered. Problems and cases are used to explore various organizational functions with multiple stakeholders.

Managing Operations Across the Supply Chain

GSCM206 Managing Operations Across the Supply Chain
This course introduces operations and supply chain management, examining the products-to-services spectrum in terms of transformation processes and their impact on the supply chain. Coursework addresses operations and supply chain strategy as related to other functions within an organization and focuses on strategic areas impacting supply chain decision-making. Spreadsheet and presentation software are used as students prepare and analyze potential business solutions and then pre-sent these solutions.

Supply Chain Mgmt Decision Support Tools & Applications

GSCM209 Supply Chain Management Decision Support Tools and Applications
This course introduces numerical models used as decision-making tools in operations practice and examines how they impact supply chain efficiency. Coursework is designed to enhance students’ skills in problem identification and formulation; solution derivation; and decision-making.

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DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),

DeVry’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Technical Management degree programs have achieved voluntary accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP,, demonstrating that they have met standards of business education that promote teaching excellence.

Many Ways to Learn

At DeVry, you have opportunities to learn on campus, online and across our new extended classrooms. You can experience a variety of class environments to compliment your learning style and to tailor your schedule to fit your busy life year round.

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Please note that program, course, and extended classroom availability varies by location.

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Tuition & Financial Aid

Learn more about opportunities that may be available to help make your degree more affordable, including merit and need-based scholarships, grants, loans and the military group tuition rate. 

Transfer Credits

We believe you deserve credit for coursework you’ve already completed. Learn how DeVry can help you apply qualifying credits – up to 80 credit hours* – toward your bachelor's degree program.

*The certificate and associate programs vary by course requirement. If the program length is less than 30 credit hours, the entire program must be completed at DeVry University. If the program length is between 30 to 120 credit hours, 30 credit hours must be completed at DeVry University.

Becoming a Business Analyst

The use of business intelligence has seen a surge in recent years, and it will only continue to grow: the global business intelligence and analytics market is projected by Gartner to reach $22.8 billion by 2020. That means organizations will have a growing demand for professionals who can turn data into important insights.

To learn more about a potential career as a business intelligence analyst, let’s discuss what business intelligence analysts do, who they report to, whether you’d be a good fit for the job and how you can become one.

Big Data: What it is and where it's going

Big Data

What is Big Data?

Well, more of less what it sounds like: a collection of large datasets that can't be analyzed with normal statistical methods. View our infographic to learn more.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.