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FCU-SJSU Undergraduate 2+2 Program in Business Analytics

SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY

San Jose State University (SJSU) was founded in 1857, and is the oldest public school of higher education in the state, fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the California State Board of Education. SJSU is the founding campus of the 23-campus California State University System, the largest, most diverse, and one of the most affordable university systems in the country.

The world has entered the era of big data. ISTM is at the forefront of the data wave and partners with SJSU in developing FCU-SJSU Undergraduate 2+2 Program in Business Analytics, opening up a new possibility for future students. Business Analytics allows organizations uncover insights from big data. It helps build models that relate activities to results, and perform optimization and simulation analyses which, in the end, leads to better results. It is changing the decision-making processes, business behaviors and models.

 

A 2012 Harvard Business Review article proclaimed “Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century.” Career prospects and job opportunities in business analytics include, but not limited to data scientist, data analyst, marketing analyst, data engineer, analytics engineer and analytics consultant, etc. According to a study by McKinsey & Company, the United States could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 professionals with deep analytical skills by 2018. “Jobs of the Future: Data Analysis Skills,” a report sponsored by American Statistical Association (January, 2017) indicates that 65% of organizations increased positions requiring data analysis in the last five years and 59% of organizations expect to increase the number of positions requiring data analysis skills over the next five years. Job talents in big data are in high demand and jobs in business analytics are among the highest paid jobs in US and UK.

 

 

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Partner University: San Jose State University

             

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San Jose State University (SJSU)

SJSU College of Business

 

ISTM Undergraduate 2+2 Programs:

FCU-Purdue Undergraduate 2+2 Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Engineering
FCU-RMIT Undergraduate 2+2 Program in Business and Innovation
FCU-SJSU Undergraduate 2+2 Program in Business Analytics