Business Analytics, MS

The Master of Science in business analytics at the University of Dallas prepares you to influence strategy, processes and decision-making by exploring relationships through data analysis. Learn the technical skills for deriving meaning from big data, as well as the ability to effectively communicate results to key stakeholders.

Business Analyics Student

 

AACSB-accredited

What Will I Study? 

The Business Analytics program provides students with the tools and techniques required for analyzing business data and creating predictive models to support ethical and sustainable business decisions in both domestic and global contexts. 

 MS Business Analytics Course Topics Include:

  • Predictive Modeling
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Database & SQL Programming
  • Forecasting Methods
  • Data Visualization
  • Programming & Scripting Languages
  • Big Data Analytics & Cloud Computing

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What Kind of Commitment Am I Making?

Enterprise Architecture

The master’s in business analytics is a 30-hour program comprising 13 classes that help students develop the tools they need for a career in business analytics. No GMAT or GRE is required for admission. For the typical working professional taking two classes per semester, the MS in business analytics program can be completed in about 1-2 years

In addition, the business analytics degree is one of the STEM-designated degree programs that qualify international graduates for an optional practical training (OPT) extension of 24 months, for a total of 36 months.

Where Will a Career in Business Analytics Take Me?

Students who complete this degree often pursue careers such as pricing and revenue optimization specialist, strategy consultant, business intelligence consultant, business systems analyst and data analyst, among others. Professionals who can apply data science to solve business challenges are in high demand.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, business analytics professionals report an average salary of $95,000 and with a projected job growth rate of nearly 30% in business analytics through 2026, now is the best time to earn your degree.

Career options include professions such as:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Strategy Consultant
  • Data Scientist
  • Lead Logistics Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Visualization Analyst

Featured Faculty

All Business Analytics
P Thirunava (PT) Navendra, DBA

PT Navendra DBA

Adjunct Instructor of Business Analytics, Gupta College of Business

Herbert Remidez

Herbert Remidez PhD

Associate Professor of Business Analytics, Gupta College of Business

Phone: (972) 721-5211

Email: hremidez@udallas.edu

Office: SB Hall #207