Practical Knowledge and Experience in an Emerging Field
Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Analytics and Strategic Communication
College of Saint Mary faculty worked with some of the region's top employers to create this one-of-a-kind business degree program, providing the relevant knowledge and developing the skills you need to land a job upon graduating and succeed as a business professional.
Our program provides a classic business education and helps you develop in the emerging areas of analytics and strategic communication. During your education you will participate in two semester-long internships and a job shadow to gain experience and an advantage in the hiring process. A significant outcome of the program is that you will have written a business plan for an actual company. This will be an impressive addition to your portfolio!
You can pursue a wide variety of careers with this business degree, including business analyst, human resources management, operations management, sales management, marketing management and many more. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, business analysts earn a median annual salary of $82,340. The demand for analysts is expected to increase between 3-7 percent by 2022. The demand for human resources, marketing, operations, and sales managers is expected to increase up to 14 percent by 2022 with median annual salaries of $100,800, $123,220, $96,430, and $108,540, respectively.