Department of Business Systems and Analytics

About Us 

With ever-increasing amounts of data, organizations are identifying the importance of Business Intelligence and Analytics (BIA) for decision-making. Gartner recognized BIA as one of the fastest-growing trends in information and communication technology (ICT). To realize the full potential of these technologies, organizations require well-trained and educated management and analytic subject matter experts to transform data and results into actionable information for decisions. A McKinsey Global Institute report identified that the U.S. will need 1.5 million data-savvy managers and analysts and will soon face a shortfall of 140 to 190 thousand analytics workers.

The Business Systems and Analytics (BSAN), Applied Statistics, and Data Analytics programs both combine a strong business component with an in-depth study of state-of-the-art technology and experiential learning to prepare students for professional careers in business intelligence, information systems and analytics.

Career and experientially-oriented, the programs provide opportunities for internships and many other real-world experiences through the Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics.

Mission Statement

In keeping with the vision, values and goals of Stetson University and the School of Business Administration, we seek to develop knowledge and skills vital in the fast-changing field of information technology, business intelligence and analytics.

Vision Statement

The Business Systems and Analytics department is committed to making our teaching and research applicable to the real world, and believe in ongoing interaction with business professionals as we provide a student-centered experience, seek continuous improvement, cutting-edge approaches and relevance in all that we do.