• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The Information Systems and Business Analytics programme delivered by Park University offers the technical, managerial, and strategic acumen you need to support decisions made in business (such as marketing, strategic planning, operations, customer relations) or other fields, like medical data analysis.

In this graduate program, you’ll sharpen your analytical skills, your ability to work with data and your capacity to use data to make decisions. You’ll be well-prepared for careers in data analysis or, if you’re a manager responsible for business decisions, you’ll gain a distinct professional advantage.

This degree is a rigorous combination of business and data analytics classes, geared toward preparing you for a range of data analytics careers. Technical background is not required for this program, but if you do have programming skills, you can to apply their knowledge to data analysis with a potential to work in scientific computing and big data analytics.

Careers

  • Business Analyst
  • Management Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Marketing Analyst

Accreditation

 Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Park University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Management Information Systems
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Database Management Systems
  • Information Security and Risk Management 
  • Project Management for Information Technology
  • Data Analysis and Business Analytics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    36 hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S. or from an accredited foreign institution of higher learning.
  • Minimum of a 2.75 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale from all colleges and universities attended.
  • Students will a cumulative grade point average below 2.75 may be considered for conditional admission. Submission of additional documentation may be required by the Program Director.

        Tuition Fee

        • International

          560 USD/credit
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 560 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
        • National

          560 USD/credit
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 560 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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        Living costs for Parkville

        • 800 - 1300 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.

        StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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        Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.