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The field of business analytics is witnessing worldwide growth since data analytics is now instrumental to the success of all mainstream business functions.

Career prospects in the business analytics area are forecasted to be quite strong, with business-analyst jobs predicted to increase by 22% by 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Moreover, according to a recent McKinsey & Company big data report, by 2018 the United States alone could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 professionals with deep analytical skills, as well as 1.5 million managers and analysts with the know-how to use the analysis of big data to make effective decisions.

Career Resources and Services

Foster’s EY Center for Career Advancement offers career management services to Master of Science in Business Analytics students. The full suite of career services includes:

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Career Coaching

Our diverse team of dedicated career coaches actively guide and coach students on their career path and put together a plan to achieve their goals.

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Portfolio and Resume

Students will have the opportunity to work one on one with career coaches to build a strong resume and portfolio that demonstrates your story, skill sets, and strengths.

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Mock interview event

MSBA invites top employers to campus to conduct mock interviews yearly with students. Students are given the opportunity to refine their interviewing skills and network with a community of Seattle-based leaders.

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Career Workshops

Workshops covering a variety of career skills are offered throughout the year for students to attend and build their career toolkit alongside their academic curriculum.

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On-Campus Recruitment

Foster connects top talent with recruiters and Seattle based tech leaders. MSBA students have been recruited from top companies like Amazon, Microsoft, Expedia, and more.

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Professional Networking Events

Students will have the opportunity to meet with professionals in a variety of settings to build their networks. Events include company treks, career fairs, industry nights, and alumni mixers.

The Master of Science in Business Analytics career path

MSBA alumni employers include:

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Onelin Capital Corporation
Seattle Mariners

MSBA alumni job titles include:

Business Analyst
Business Intelligence Engineer
Custom Pricing Analyst
Data Analyst
Financial Analyst
Investment Associate
Operations Project Coordinator
Senior Business Analyst
Senior Product Manager
Senior Software Engineer

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