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The M.S. in Business Analytics (one year and 30 credits) provides students with the knowledge and essential skills needed to respond to the new challenges characteristic of the data intensive, decision-making environments in the world today.

We offer a small class size, dedicated faculty, and hands-on experience through class projects, and a capstone course with industry partners. Our students come from the U.S., China, and India, as well as other countries. Students’ backgrounds range from business, to sciences, to engineering. 

Eight-six percent of our 2014-2015 graduates had jobs within three months of graduation, with an average salary of $71,500. Companies that have hired our graduates include: IBM, Research Now, Dentsu Aegis Network, Cisco Systems, The Comcast Corporation, Facts & Measures, Accenture, Dish Network, WalMart, QueBIT, LL Bean, and CDPHP. 

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M.S. in Business Analytics
M.S. in Business Analytics

The M.S. in Business Analytics program prepares students with the skills to understand, analyze, and integrate data in business functions:

  • Master cutting-edge analytical modeling
  • Perform statistical analysis
  • Excel at data management techniques
  • Understand emerging concepts, practices, and techniques in handling big data
  • Utilize data modeling and analysis to identify patterns
  • Apply skills to real-world problems in specific business domains


The curriculum offers a balance between foundational business concepts with skills in analytical and statistical modeling and data management. The curriculum includes three parts: a business core, an analytics core that in­cludes both modeling and data management courses, and a domain-focused application core that includes project-based courses that allow students to apply their skills to real world problems in specific domains.

Typical Master’s Course Sequence

Required Core:
Electives (any two):


  • Statistics for Managerial Decision Making
  • Information Systems Management
  • Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management


  • Technology Fundamentals for Analytics
  • Advanced Data Resource Management
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods for Business
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Capstone Course
  • Machine and Computational Learning
  • Database Mining
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Data and Society
  • Interactive Data Visualization
  • Projects in Big Data Analytics
  • Data Analytics
  • Marketing Research
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Econometric Modeling
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Internet Marketing
  • Marketing Analytics
Career Options
  • Business Analytics Specialists
  • Data Scientists
  • Growing analytics practice of leading consulting firms
  • Technology firms
  • Online businesses that use analytics in their business models

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