“Big data and analytics are impacting every sector of business. By supporting research, teaching, and outreach in business intelligence and analytics, the CBIA will keep the Virginia Tech community at the forefront of this field.“ —Robert Sumichrast, Dean
A 2018 report from McKinsey & Co. forecast demand for an additional two to four million business analytics workers by 2026 in the United States alone.
Analytics Impacts Business
Analytics is the scientific process of harnessing analytic techniques and technologies to transform raw data into useful information for better business decisions. How are data analysts different from business analysts?
Build synergistic partnerships with the business community, interact with corporate sponsors who serve as advisors for the CBIA program. Gain a working knowledge and hone your skills in business analytics by enrolling in the MSBA-BA program.