• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

The Analytics (MSAn) program from American University Washington DC incorporates data analysis best practices related to fiscal performance and operational effectiveness into the curriculum.

Students in the MSAn program learn evidence-based data gathering, data modeling, and quantitative analysis, as well as how to implement these tools to provide businesses with competitive advantages. Students gain skills to work in business intelligence, financial analysis, marketing, and consulting.

You’ll partner with a local organization, working to solve an analytics problem integral to the company’s operation. The MSAn capstone bridges theory and practice, giving you the real-world skills you need to succeed.

Guest speakers are also a key part of the curriculum. Past speakers include industry leaders such as the CEO of Primehook Technology, the Principal Data Scientist for Zocdoc and the VP of Data Analytics for Unisys. The program’s speaking events offer invaluable networking opportunities, helping you further both your academic and professional career.

Extensive Career Opportunities

When you enroll in the MS Analytics program, you'll also join a wide-ranging professional network in the DC metro region and beyond.

The Office of Career Engagement offers additional career support, providing one-on-one guidance on job searching, crafting your resume, relationship building, and transitioning to new business careers. The Center is committed to helping both you — and your future employer — meet your goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Managerial Statistics 
  • Management Information Systems  
  • Database and Big Data  
  • Analytics Foundation
  • Business Insights through Analytics  
  • Predictive Analytics  
  • Business Intelligence  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      1-2 years

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      2-3 years

  • Credits
    33 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • A current copy of your resume is required and must be uploaded in the supplemental items section of the online application. 
  • A statement of purpose is required for all graduate programs, including certificate programs, and can be completed on the application form. 
  • One letter of recommendation is required for the the MBA program and all MS programs. 
  • An interview is required for admission to the Full-time MBA and MS Marketing programs. 
  • A non-refundable fee of $100 USD is required. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1759 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1759 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1759 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1759 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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