Master of Science in Business Analytics 

Data doesn’t add value. Data analysis and understanding does.

Career opportunities in the rapidly emerging field of business analytics provide you the chance to apply data to solve business challenges. Learn marketable skills of collecting, organizing, analyzing, optimizing, and interpreting "Big Data" (huge datasets collected by modern companies) for the purposes of organizational problem solving and decision making. The MS Business Analytics program teaches you to add value by identify opportunities hidden in big data.  

Courses in topics such as Mobile Security and Analytics, Business Analytics Programming, Business Analytics Modeling, Business Process Management, Healthcare Analytics, and Cyber Security Analytics prepare you for careers in diverse industries and organizations. Prepare for jobs including: computer systems analysts, management analysts (business analysts and process analysts), market research analysts, logisticians, and operations research analysts in a wide range of organizations and industries.

  • Median annual salary of $95,510  for business analyst*
  • 28% projected job growth in business analyst through 2026*
  • Cyber Security or Marketing Analytics Certificate augments your value
  • Professional development opportunities (certifications, networking) through industry partners

Join the MS Business Analytics program and discover what an AACSB accredited degree, combined with the extensive alumni network of a 125–year institution can do for you!  

Program Overview 

  • Designed to be Flexible – Our programs meet the needs of working professionals who want the convenience of a 100% online degree, full–time students who want their classes face–to–face, and blended options for those who want the convenience of both
  • Attainable – Complete your degree in as few as 30 hours (for students with relevant previous coursework); 42 hours for those without a undergraduate preparation in management Degree Plan
  • The MS in Business Analytics degree is an approved Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program. International students with the MS in Business Analytics degree are eligible to work for up to 36 months under the Optional Practical Training program
  • Quality Instruction – Diverse faculty provide a balance between producing cutting–edge research in their field with extensive national and international industry experience
  • Experience Engaged Learning – Regardless of location, you will experience challenging, fast–paced coursework, collaboration with accomplished peers, and develop the managerial tools needed to become a professional ready for any challenge
  • Accessible – GMAT/GRE can be waived for well qualified applicants.  Visit our Admissions page for details on how to apply
  • Affordable – Take advantage of one of the best values in Texas for an AACSB–accredited graduate program 


Numerous minors allow you to customize your program choices and position yourself for career advancement 

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*US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018