Earn a Degree in Data Analytics While You Work

Rapid technological change has enabled more companies to harness troves of data that could be used to make smarter business decisions. Professionals who can analyze and unlock the value in that data are destined to lead businesses across industries.

The Carlson School's part-time Master's in Business Analytics offers world-class analytics education with the flexibility working professionals need. Students attend online and evening classes while they continue to work. It's a winning combination that supports educational achievement and career advancement simultaneously.

    • 2 years

      begin in September, study while you work

    • Flexible

      online, evening, and condensed-format classes

    • 45 credits

      complete 6-9 credits per semester

    • Ranked #4

      in U.S. for information systems education


    Flexible Data Analytics Courses for Working Professionals

    As companies seek to leverage data-driven decision making, data literacy has become a prerequisite for business leaders across roles and industries. MSBA students augment their experience with in-depth study of data analytics applied to today's business problems.

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    Capstone Project in Business Analytics

    A hands-on, integrative project that includes application of analytical methodologies, techniques, and tools learned throughout the program. Through the capstone project, students gain experience with the entire data analytics cycle — from business problem assessment to data engineering, and from analysis to presentation of results and recommendations.

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    Alumni Land Jobs in Data Analytics with Top Companies

    Jobs for data experts are abundant in today's marketplace. The Carlson School's Graduate Business Career Center (GBCC) connects future data scientists with leading businesses across industries, sectors, and locations.

     Who's Hiring MSBA Grads? 


    The part-time MS in Business Analytics is a rigorous graduate program for analytical thinkers with an interest in business. Qualified applicants should demonstrate a capacity for intense academic study, a propensity for mathematics and programming, and a basic understanding of business fundamentals.

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