As a student in our MSIS – Business Intelligence program, you learn how to organize, manage, and warehouse enterprise-wide information, and apply analytical and data-mining tools that can be used for reporting, monitoring, and decision-making.
Our program combines coursework, labs and projects, along with real-world experience. Studying under industry professionals, you learn how to effectively apply business intelligence principles, and help organizations take advantage of the benefits and opportunities that this type of information-gathering and analysis offers.
Baker is one of the few colleges in the U.S. to offer this specialization. When you successfully complete the program, you’ll be on the cutting edge of the information systems field, and ready to start making a difference through your work.
Graduates of the MSIS program will:
- Possess the advanced oral and written communication skills necessary to effectively present and communicate complex IT issues within an organizational environment.
- Possess the research skills necessary to collect, analyze and interpret data to make decisions and meet the information system demands of organizations.
- Have the knowledge and skills necessary to develop, implement, and assess a strategic plan to meet IT needs effectively.
- Possess the critical thinking skills necessary for facilitating decisions, solving problems, and developing innovative processes to achieve continuous improvement.
- Prepare budgets, evaluate financial information and reports, employ risk management strategies, and perform cost/benefit analysis.
- Possess the interpersonal skills necessary to successfully interact with others, and to participate actively as a member of a team.
- Assess emerging technologies and trends in the IT industry and evaluate their impact on the enterprise.
- Have the ability to integrate information technology theories and apply the result to business opportunities and challenges.
- Have the project management skills necessary to successfully bring information technology projects to completion.
- Graduates will possess a commitment to ethical conduct and behavior in an information systems context.