Deepen your quantitative and analytical skills to derive value from big data in this business analytics degree. As a business analytics graduate student, you’ll take coursework in data mining and visualization, data modeling, marketing and predictive analytics, and machine learning to translate data into stories. Toward the end of the ASU business analytics online program, you’ll work an applied project to address a problem in a business domain where the use of your analytics skills yields real-world experience. These projects are drawn from real business settings that represent important aspects of organizations’ deployment of analytics in their business models.
The ASU MS-BA online degree is ideal for students with two or more years of professional experience and knowledge of calculus, statistics, and coding. You’ll have the flexibility to learn on your schedule and develop the skills necessary for a growing career field. Common careers for graduates of the master’s program in business analytics include data analysts, data managers, IT specialists, IT managers and network security analysts, among others. There’s also a demand for analytical skills in marketing, finance, supply chain, and information management.
– 16-month lock-step program with state-of-the-art curriculum
– Career services team dedicated to the needs of working professionals
– Combines analytic depth and business acumen to drive action
– Five-week courses, one at a time
– Same courses and faculty as the full-time W. P. Carey MS-BA program
Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = “A”) in the last 60 hours of a student’s first bachelor’s degree program, or applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = “A”) in an applicable master’s degree program.
– Graduate admission application and application fee
– Official transcripts
– GMAT or GRE test scores
– One letter of recommendation
– Current resume
– Short-answer questions
– Proof of English proficiency
– An applicant whose native language is not English (regardless of current residency) must provide proof of English proficiency.
– The letter or recommendation should comment on the student’s motivation, commitment, achievements, work experience and opportunity for success in the program.
– Complete application instructions may be obtained from the department’s website.