CU Denver/Anschutz employs diverse teaching methods and values discovery, innovation, and diversity. The university offers an online MS in information systems with a concentration in business intelligence. Students explore operational data and analytical tools and learn to process data, handle dashboards and scorecards, maintain customer relationships, and manage employee performance.
Online classrooms are structured in the same way as on-campus classrooms. Students participate in group activities and class discussions, and professors administer exams and weekly assignments. Students have access to MicroStrategy, Inc., a worldwide provider of business intelligence software. The curriculum covers topics such as IT governance, data warehousing, and business intelligence in healthcare. Students earning CU Denver’s online master’s in business intelligence can also complete a geographic information systems certificate, which teaches students to map representations that can be isolated in geo-databases.