Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Business Intelligence

Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Business Intelligence degree can prepares you for career options which include business analyst, project manager, quality assurance, e-business leader and m-business solution manager.

This business intelligence degree is available online or on our traditional Phoenix campus. You will examine the fundamentals of project management, database structures, programming, business analytics, as well as IT systems, their governance and ethics.

The business intelligence degree also introduces and eventually provides a more thorough examination of key functions within management, accounting (financial and managerial), economics, finance and marketing. Business statistics, analytics, web analytics and information technology (IT) are all important aspects of the business intelligence degree in relation to both project management and ethics.

You will leverage web analytics to ascertain website effectiveness with a specific focus on how to track, capture, analyze and decipher website traffic. Another important concept included in the business intelligence degree is the role of governance and ethics, including preparing for an audit, complying with government regulations and understanding data-privacy issues.

The business intelligence degree program concludes with a writing-intensive capstone project that is a gradual creation and comprehensive development of a business plan to help you develop as a critical thinker, leader and strategist. Your business plan will include elements and strategies related to management, marketing, accounting, finance, economics, global perspectives, law, and political issues are covered during this course.

Upon completing the business intelligence degree, you can opt to further your education through a variety of master's degrees in business, including an Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Master of Science in Leadership. Careers as a financial analyst, market researcher, budget analyst, management analyst or a variety of roles within human resources can also be achieved through the business intelligence degree.

This program is offered in the following formats or locations:

Main Campus

Enjoy Grand Canyon University\'s traditional campus experience. As of fall 2014, our 179-acre campus serves a growing student population of approximately 11,000. New modern classrooms, suite-style residence halls, popular dining options, resort-style swimming pools and a focus on creating a rich student life make GCU a top choice for high school graduates and transfer students.


The dynamic capabilities of GCUs online curriculum offer considerable flexibility and convenience for career oriented professionals who are pursuing their educational goals. Full time faculty members, equipped with strong academic backgrounds and practical experience in their fields, support you every step of the way. Our small class sizes provide an intimate environment that stimulates engaging and challenging discussions. Classes begin frequently.

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* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Program subject to change.