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Minor: Business Intelligence Specialization Bachelor of Science in Business

School of Business and Technology


The need for business analytics specialists is rising, and the U.S. is facing a shortage of professionals with deep analytical skills. Capella University's online Bachelor's in Business minor in Business Intelligence program can prepare you to meet this growing need.

Through the utilization of data modeling, mining, and interpretation, you'll learn to articulate the story in the data to provide dependable and actionable insights to key stakeholders. Capella's Bachelor's in Business minor in Business Intelligence — along with relevant work experience — will help you prepare for the Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP) exam.

Through Capella's collaboration with SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market, Capella students pursuing the Business Intelligence minor will have free access to e learning SAS® courses that will allow them to pursue SAS® Certified Base Programmer professional certification a value of more than $2,100.

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

Save Thousands on Your Master's with a Combined Degree Option

Capella's combined bachelor's-to-master's degree options allow you to save significant time and money. It also allows you to start building for your future by earning master's-level credit while you complete your bachelor's.

Degree Outcomes

With your Bachelor's in Business and minor in Business Intelligence from Capella, you'll integrate recognized concepts in business process and data warehouse development with best practices from the real world through a dynamic, interactive, and collaborative learning environment

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Bachelor's in Business and minor in Business Intelligence include business/data/financial/marketing/risk/security analyst, data technician, data analytics developers/manager, data performance analyst, data visualizer, quantitative analyst, or business intelligence analyst. Potential workplaces include: corporations, government agencies, higher education, or business consulting firm.

Detailed Program Information

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Classes Start November 6th

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Cost & Learning Format

Online education isn’t one size fits all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn. 

Our online-learning format that guides you along. You pay per credit; we set the deadlines. 

  • Based on the quarter system; 1–3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$347 per 1000-2000 level credit $402 per 3000-4000 level credit, 180 total quarter credits, 135 max transfer credits

Get the Details

Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. The prices above show what you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the maximum allowed transfer credits.  

Ways to Save

At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable–there are more ways to save than you might think. 

Transfer Credits

We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools. 

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Low-Cost Gen Ed Courses

Our learning partner, Sophia Pathways, is a self-paced, online option for fulfilling bachelor’s requirements for only $329 per course.

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$30 Million in Scholarships Available

Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid. 

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Sample Courses

Some of the courses you will take:

BUS4200 Identifying Core Business Processes and Master Data
BUS4210 Data Identification and Collection Strategies
BUS4220 Data Mining and Analysis in Business
BUS4230 Data Modeling Strategies and Tools in Business
BUS4240 Data Interpretation and Statistical Analysis in Business

Faculty & Support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Enrollment Counselors

These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads). They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for success.  


From enrollment to graduation, coaches help you stay on track. They know your program, answer questions, and cheer you on.


Our distinguished faculty holds top credentials in their fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need, now. 

Writing Support

These skilled communicators offer free tutoring services and multiple resources to sharpen your writing skills.

Ready for the Next Step?

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