Demand for Data Professionals Continues to Grow

Jobs in big data are abundant and the need for data professionals is immediate. From social networks to mobile devices, and from real-time sensors to purchase transactions, the pace of data generation has grown exponentially. Companies compete for professionals who can understand, measure, and act on stockpiles of data, and data literacy has become a prerequisite for today's business leaders.

By 2018, the United States alone could face a shortage of... 1.5 million managers and analysts with the know-how to use the analysis of big data to make effective decisions.  - McKinsey & Company

100% Placement Rate

A master's degree in business analytics from the Carlson School opens doors to many exciting career opportunities. A full 100% of 2015 and 2016 graduates received job offers within 90 days of completing the program. Graduates of the Carlson School MSBA have gone on to work for top employers across the country, including the following:



Career Services for Business Analytics Graduates

The Carlson School's extensive network spans local, national, and global business communities, providing students with introductions to industry leaders and future colleagues.

The Graduate Business Career Center (GBCC) at the Carlson School provides a range of services to assist students with all aspects of their career development

  • Career Coaching
    From defining a career path to negotiating job offers, career coaches help students every stepof the way.

  • Career Development Workshops
    Workshops specific to the job search needs of graduate students occur throughout the year

  • Company Information Sessions
    Each year, the Carlson School hosts more than 100 companies on campus. At these sessions students learn about different company cultures, meet company representatives, and expand their professional networks.

  • On-Campus Interviews
    Each year, local and national organizations visit campus to recruit students for full-time opportunities. Hundreds more post opportunities to the school's TalentLink system, which provides another way for students to learn about job opportunities.