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Business Analytics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #1053 (BCR) Lowell, MA, United States
The Master of Science in Business Analytics at University of Massachusetts Lowell integrates theory and practice, giving students a solid foundation of analytical skills that can be used to solve real-world problems.


Business Analytics at University of Massachusetts Lowell is the process of transforming raw data into business intelligence and insight. As companies generate more data at ever faster rates, the need for business analytics professionals is growing. The Master of Science in Business Analytics program will help you:

  • Develop the ability to collect, manage and analyze data from a variety of sources.
  • Enhance your understanding of business processes and systems.
  • Develop the ability to understand and communicate insights gleaned from descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics.


  • Big Data Analytics
  • Managerial Decision Making
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Finance Analytics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Database Management 
  • Business Intelligence and Data Mining 
  • Data Engineering for Business Analytics 
  • Statistics for Predictive Analytics 
  • Decision Analytics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National Students - UMass Lowell Graduate Admissions offers rolling admissions for all programs
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited college or university
  • GMAT (minimum 500) or GRE (with equivalent minimum score)
  • Introductory-level business course prerequisites
  • Three letters of recommendation from instructors who have taught you
  • A 500-700 word statement of purpose indicating your immediate and long-range goals and any areas of specific interest or experience that may be relevant
  • Resume or CV that lists your educational and work experience
  • TOEFL for international students (600+ paper-based, 250+ computer-based, or 100+ Internet-based)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    14590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14590 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Lowell

  • 1130 - 2350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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