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Business Data Analytics

West Virginia University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
Duration
24840 USD/year
24840 USD/year
8820 USD/year
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About

The online Master of Science in Business Data Analytics, offered by the College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University, equips students to develop expertise in statistical techniques, data mining, utilizing databases, and analytical tools.

Overview

In the world of “big data,” every organization needs workers who can apply data analytics to enhance decision making and who can understand trends and competitive drivers.

“Big data” is driving decision-making in businesses and non-profits and creating a demand for workers with data-analytic skills. The program is ranked among the best in the country by U.S. News and World Report.

Career

Students who graduate from West Virginia University Online with the Business Data Analytics M.S. degree may be prepared for the following careers. These are only a few examples of some of the many opportunities that will be open to you with this degree. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for some positions.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Business Intelligence
  • Data Management
  • Business Data Mining
  • Decision Sciences & Analytics
  • Business Simulation Modelling

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree 
  • GMAT or GRE test scores in the top 25% (GMAT or GRE waiver can be requested if the applicant has 5 or more years of work experience)
  • Strong undergraduate record
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

Work experience

Work experience in the following areas – business intelligence, business analytics, data mining, data warehousing, database management, computer science, programming, web development, web analytics, risk management and related fields – are considered favorably. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    8820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4410 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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