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What are the advantages of a Business Analyst career?

Individuals specializing in this degree are in high demand by many industries including healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, finance, and even retail.

Consider these stats:

Employers throughout the United States will need 861,400 Management Analysts by 2024.

That is a growth of 14% compared to all occupations at 6.5% growth.  (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections).

In Wisconsin, employers will need 13,151 analysts by 2024.

The median annual wage is $71,230 for an experienced analyst. (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections).


What do Business Analysts do?

They perform a set of tasks and use analytic techniques to understand the structure, policies, and operations of an organization. With this information, they can recommend solutions to enable the organization to have better business outcomes.

A Business Analyst could be any person who performs business analysis activities, no matter what their job title or role might be.

Some job titles might include:

  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Business Requirements Analyst
  • Functional Analyst
  • Process Analyst
  • Database Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • IT Project Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • And more!

The best part, Moraine Park has a Business Analyst program designed to meet the needs of the growing market. And, this program is completely online allowing students school-life flexibility.

Are you looking to take advantage of this growing market? Registration for the 2018-19 school year begins soon.

For more information on the Business Analyst program at Moraine Park, visit morainepark.edu.

Written by Kristina Haensgen
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