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Master of Science in Business Analytics

Program Overview

Use Data to Drive Business Decisions

Through The University of Scranton’s online Master’s in Business Analytics, you’ll engage with innovative data examination tools that prepare you to use descriptive, prescriptive, and predictive analytics. As you progress through the program, you will learn to identify the data-backed solutions that drive business growth.

Through The University of Scranton’s online Master’s in Business Analytics, you’ll engage with innovative data examination tools that prepare you to use descriptive, prescriptive, and predictive analytics. As you progress through the program, you will learn to identify the data-backed solutions that drive business growth.

Quick Facts

1.5

years to complete

30–33

total credit hours

$965

per credit hour

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Enhance Your Career through Data-Backed Solutions

With the analytical tools you’ll gain from the online Master’s in Business Analytics program, you will be able to help businesses improve their operations and achieve their goals. The program will help you master a variety of analytical methodologies, and gain a comprehensive understanding of data-driven business solutions.

As you move through the program, you will also gain hands-on experience with in-demand programming languages and software tools including Python, R, and Tableau. As a result, you will  be prepared to communicate your data-backed recommendations clearly to non-technical audiences.

Career Outlook: Join an Expanding Field of Business Leaders

The future is bright for those with an online Master’s in Business Analytics. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, those in business analytics careers earn an average salary of $85,2601. From 2018-2028, the number of these positions is expected to increase at a much faster rate than average at 14%. With an online Business Analytics Master’s degree you will gain an advantage as you move into the job market or look for career advancement opportunities. As the field continues to expand, you will gain access to a variety of career opportunities across an array of industries.

Career Outlook

Curriculum: Practical Tools to Help Businesses Grow

The core courses in the online MS in Business Analytics cover essential practices that will prepare you to enter and advance in the field. In addition to business analytics fundamentals, you will gain expertise in core topics covering data mining, database management, and business intelligence.

The business analytics courses in the curriculum will prompt you to approach different programming languages and software management tools to assist in your data compilation and analysis. With subjects spanning data visualization, business forecasting models, and applied business statistics, to name only a few, you will develop a unique skillset that enables you to communicate your findings.

Curriculum

Program Outcomes

The online MS in Business Analytics will empower you to energize businesses through data-backed solutions. As a result, you can expect to:

Admissions Requirements

To apply for the online Master’s in Business Analytics, you’ll need:

Admissions Info

Tuition Details

As one of the one of the Best Value School, Regional Universities North, by U.S. News & World Report for 2020, the tuition for the online Master’s in Business Analytics is $965 per credit hour. The total tuition for the program is estimated to be $28,950. 

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Faculty: The Kania School’s Team of Specialized Experts

The University of Scranton’s online MS in Business Analytics features a faculty with a breadth of experience in improving organizational and managerial processes. Learn from faculty dedicated to equipping you with the necessary analytical tools to push your career to the next level.

Faculty at Scranton

Why Learn Online?

Earn a degree without interrupting your career. You’ll be part of an online learning community led by a diverse and expert faculty. Online programs reflect the same rigorous standards as our on-campus programs.

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Financial Aid

Financial aid options are available to help you pay for your education. A personal financial aid counselor will assist you in identifying and taking full advantage of all opportunities.

Financial Aid Details

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a question we don’t cover here, request more information or call 866-373-9547.

To get started on your Master’s in Business Analytics degree program at the University of Scranton, apply now.

Students without business knowledge in statistics, management science, and information systems may need to take extra foundational courses (i.e., the foundation modules MBA 501A, MBA 501B and MBA 501C). Outside of those requirements, the online Master’s in Business Analytics is open to all majors. Whether you have a primary interest in business or in data analysis, you will be able to meaningfully engage with the material in the program.

The University of Scranton does not require previous work experience for the online Master’s in Business Analytics program.

Yes, the online Master’s of Business Analytics accommodates both full-time and part-time schedules, meaning you can progress through the degree at your own pace.

Not necessarily. Students begin the process with the online application form. Experienced program managers are available to help students through the next steps in completing their application file for review.

While no prior knowledge of programming languages is required to enroll in the online Master’s of Business Analytics, students can expect to learn Database, Python, Tableau, R, and Crystal Ball through the guided curriculum.

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Sources:

  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Management Analysts. Accessed on May 29, 2020 from https://www.bls.gov/OOH/business-and-financial/management-analysts.htm