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Business Analytics, M.S.

Fully Online Program to Prepare for a Growing Industry
  • 39%

    Projected Increase in Business Analytics Jobs Through 2024 According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • 10

    Fully Online Courses

  • 12

    Complete in as Few as 12 Months

With a Business Analytics degree, graduates can become a:

Quantitative analysts develop and implement complex mathematical models that financial firms use to make decisions about risk management, investments and pricing.

A data analyst collects, cleans, and interprets data sets to answer a question or solve a problem. They can work in many industries.

Market research analysts gather and analyze data on consumers and competitors. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.

At a high level, statisticians are professionals who apply statistical methods and models to real-world problems. They gather, analyze, and interpret data to aid in many business decision-making processes.

Financial managers perform data analysis and advise senior managers on profit-maximizing ideas. They create financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.

Budget analysts prepare budget reports and monitor spending. Budget analysts help public and private organizations plan their finances. They prepare budget reports and monitor organizational spending.

A risk management specialist is a role appointed within organizations to identify potential risks that might negatively affect the business. This role has traditionally focused on financial risks.

Marketing Managers are responsible for developing, implementing and executing strategic marketing plans for an organization to attract potential customers and retain existing ones.

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Learn To

Ability to apply the methods and skills covered in courses to solve realistic business analytics problems in an appropriate time frame for that problem

Understanding and application of the techniques to collect and transform data into appropriate formats for analytics and analysis

Understanding of the analytics tools and techniques to manage analytics projects in various business environments

Proficient professional communication—the ability to ‘tell a story with data’ that is appropriate for the target audience such as upper management or analysts in other business units

Business Analytics, M.S. Program Overview