Business Analyst

at Hennepin Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

A Business Analyst is a person who acts as a liaison or translator between business people who have a business problem and technology people who know how to create automated solutions to those problems. There is a demand for people who have technology expertise and the ability to apply business knowledge in solving problems face to face. Skill development includes training in areas such as business, management, finance, information systems, systems analysis, business law and e-business. Other areas may also include database concepts, data analysis tools and project management. To be a Business Analyst, a person must have other qualities. Some of these qualities include the ability to work well with others, the desire to be part of a team, and the ability to work with the unknown. Others include critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving, questioning, diplomacy, and negotiation, along with good oral and written communication skills.

Program Locations

  • Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park 55445
  • Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie 55347

Labor Market Information

  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Median wage:$59.19/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Hennepin Technical College
Hennepin Technical College
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