Business Analytics, M.S.
The online Master of Science in Business Analytics prepares you to aggregate, analyze, and leverage data in order to help organizations operate efficiently and effectively.
With an M.S. in Business Analytics, you will be able to strategically position yourself as a brand analytics manager, e-commerce project manager, web metrics analyst, or a consultant to senior decision makers. You will be in demand as businesses around the world seek to use data to innovate and stay competitive. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of business analyst jobs will increase by 22 percent in the next six years.
As a student in the business analytics program, you complete 30 credit hours of graduate course work. You take an introductory business analytics course, along with courses in operations management, data warehousing and visualization, simulation and optimization for business analytics, business econometrics, predictive analytics for business strategy, developing value through business analytics applications, strategic thinking, and strategic marketing management.
When you graduate, you will be able to
- make business decisions based on analytic modeling.
- think strategically in management situations.
- unlock valuable statistical information from any dataset.
- develop analytical models to provide solutions across multiple business functional areas
If you have an undergraduate degree in business, economics, information technology, engineering, or statistics, an M.S. in Business Analytics can refine your focus as a specialist. If you have an M.B.A., this degree will help you develop more in-depth analytical expertise.
Become a big data specialist, and enjoy a competitive advantage in every aspect of business.