Areas of Study

Business Analytics

Business Analytics Career Opportunities

Career Outlook

Opportunities for graduates with degrees in business analytics have exploded in the past few years as most major organizations have adopted data-driven and technology-focused approaches. Unfortunately, job candidates with experience in business analytics are scare. Because of this, as the demand for analysts grows, compensation is following.

Graduates with a background in business analytics hold positions such as strategy consultants, research analysts, data scientists and supply chain managers. Additionally, more and more top business executives are expected to understand analytics as they guide their organizations so companies are seeking leaders with this kind of experience at the C-suite level.

Analytics are being used by companies in all industries including healthcare, nonprofit/government, financial services, professional sports, retail, manufacturing, transportation, legal services and more as evidenced by those companies recognized as the inaugural Analytics 50.


Common Titles for Undergraduate Accounting Graduates

  • Advanced Analytics and Optimization Consultant
  • Business Intelligence Consultant
  • Database Administrator
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Collector
  • Enterprise Information Consultant
  • Enterprise Content
  • Management Consultant
  • Performance Management Consultant
  • Predictive Analyst
  • Strategy Consultant


Industries

  • Athletics
  • Banking and Finance
  • Consulting
  • Corporations
  • Database Marketing and Research
  • eCommerce
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Software and technology
  • Telecommunications


Job Landings

Recent Drexel accounting graduates have landed jobs at the following companies:

  • Aramark
  • CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Deloitte


Professional Organizations


Continuing Education Opportunities

Many students also choose to continue their studies in graduate schools, pursuing such degrees as: