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Business Intelligence Analytics

Business Intelligence Analytics

Advance your current skills to the next level, applying analytical tools and techniques to big data to support critical business decision-making.

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Start Date:
1 Year
Advanced Diploma
+Locations & Availability

September 2019
Campus/Location DeliveryIn-class – Complete your program through courses that are held at a campus.

Online – All program courses are delivered online.

Blended – Complete your program through a combination of online and in-class courses (some courses are delivered 100% online). In-class courses are held at a campus.

Collaborative – program is delivered virtually on campus
Institute of Technology Campus • Halifax Full time • In-class Waitlist

Program Overview

With the increased use of smart devices, sensors, intelligent systems and other tools, the volume of data is increasing exponentially, making it more challenging to manage.

The program teaches you how to:

  • Manage, interpret, analyze and filter large volumes of data for relevance to make more precise, reliable business decisions.
  • Use data analysis to seize business opportunities and motivate your team to improve performance.
  • Understand the data so that timely, accurate and efficient business decisions can be made to ensure that a competitive edge is maintained.

Graduates with business intelligence and data analytics skills are in high demand and can look forward to exciting and fulfilling careers in many fields.

Admission Requirements

  • Diploma, advanced diploma or undergraduate degree from a related area. Related areas include: Information Technology, Business Administration, Geomatics, Engineering Technology, Geospatial Data Analytics, Geographic Sciences, Health Information Management, Engineering (electrical, electronic, environmental, mechanical, industrial), Natural Sciences or related fields and a post-secondary introductory-level Database Course.
    • If you do not have the required introductory database course, NSCC offers "Introduction to Database", COMP 2105, through Continuing Education. Other options may also be available.
    • International students – Submit your official post-secondary documents for assessment. View English language requirements by country

Choose NSCC

  • Many companies in Nova Scotia are starting to understand the need to use business intelligence and data analytics in their decision-making processes. Graduates of this program are in high demand.
  • You gain valuable work experience during a work term where you apply your skills and knowledge in a real-world setting, on real industry projects.
  • Continue your studies at university. This program includes courses that count towards a university degree. Find out more.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program may find employment in any of the following positions:

  • Junior business analysts
  • Database administrators
  • Data analytics specialist
  • Data interpretation analyst
  • Data architects

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