Willie A. Deese College of Business and Economics

Skills and Jobs

Register with Career Services at NC A&T State University and use Handshake to learn about internships and job opportunities, as well as opportunities to network and learn job-related skills such as interviewing and creating application documents. https://www.ncat.edu/provost/career-services/index.php

 What Careers Are Available with a Business IT or MIS degree?

 Business Analytics Careers:

The area of analytics is very broad and has many opportunities depending on your interests. The following is just a sample of jobs in different fields:

  • Business Analytics Consultant or Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Retail Analyst
  • Operations Analyst
  • Logistics Business Analyst
  • Social Media Analyst
  • Sports Analyst
  • Learning Analytics Consultant
  • Healthcare Informatics or Healthcare Data Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst, Cyber Security Analyst, Security Analyst
  • Financial Analyst

Data Analytics Vs. Data Science:  A Breakdown - Northeastern University Graduate Programs (July 2020) https://www.northeastern.edu/graduate/blog/data-analytics-vs-data-science/

 What Skills Do I Need to Enter an IS/IT or Analytics Career?

Employers who partner with the Willie A. Deese College of Business and Economics and BISA often state the following skills as being important for job candidates:

  • Technology skills (particularly Excel and other data analysis and visualization tools)
  • Data literacy - comfortableness with data and analysis
  • Knowledge of business context (how companies work)
  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork and interacting with others
  • Critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Work ethic

10 Skills You Didn’t Know Could Land You an IT Job - CompTIA (2020) -  https://www.comptia.org/career-change/exploring-it/skills-for-it

Important Skills for Information Technology Jobs - The Balance Careers (Sept. 2020) https://www.thebalancecareers.com/list-of-information-technology-it-skills-2062410

Business Analytics vs. Business Analyst - Harvard Business Analytics Program Blog (2020)- https://analytics.hbs.edu/blog/top-business-analytics-skills/  

What are Analytical Skills? - The Balance Careers (Sept. 2020)- https://www.thebalancecareers.com/analytical-skills-list-2063729