Master of Science in Business Analytics

M.S. in Business Analytics

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Business Analytics program 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.

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 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. The program is developed in partnership with SAS and students will gain the knowledge necessary to take five SAS certifications as a part of their main coursework.

 MS Business Analytics Course Topics Include:

  •  Predictive Modeling
  •  Quantitaive Analysis
  •  Data Presentation
  •  Social Corporate Responsibility 
  •  Forecasting Methods
  •  Data Visualization
  •  Programming Concepts
  •  Big Data Analytics

What Kind of Commitment Am I Making?

  •  33-HOUR PROGRAM
  •  CAN BE COMPLETED IN ABOUT 1-2 YEARS
  •  ONLINE OR ON-CAMPUS
  •  $1,250 PER CREDIT HOUR

Enterprise Architecture

The Dallas Master’s in Business Analytics is a 33-hour program comprised of thirteen 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 M.S. in business analytics program can be completed in about 1-2 years

In addition, the Business Analytics program is part 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 in areas 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 in today’s industry.

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
  •  Business Analyst Manager
  •  Strategy Consultant
  •  Data Scientist
  •  Lead Logistics Analyst
  •  Business Intelligence Analyst
  •  Data Visualization Analyst 

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