Associate of Applied Science in Business Analyst
Northcentral Technical College

Program Details

The online Associate of Applied Science in Business Analyst degree is designed for students interested in pursuing careers that allow them to support business initiatives.  With this program you will learn how to gather and analyze business requirements using best practices and relevant technologies in order to support business initiatives.  As a result, graduates are prepared to function as liaisons between Information Technology and content experts.  Coursework teaches students how to support the software development needs of a large variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, insurance finance, and software publishing. 

Upon completion of this degree, you will be able to:

  • Analyze data to support business intelligence
  • Apply best practices of the Agile methodology
  • Synthesize functional requirements for business needs
  • Demonstrate leadership throughout business analysis efforts
  • Build relationships with stakeholders
  • Perform elicitation, validation, and analysis of requirements to meet business needs


  • High school transcript indicating a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above; or
  • ACT composite score of 18 or above; or
  • Accuplacer scores; or
  • College transcript indicating a cumulative GPA of 2.5 over a minimum of 12 credits, earned at a single college

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission