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Data Analytics and Business Computing, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #28 (BCR) New York City, NY, United States
The Master of Science in Data Analytics and Business Computing from New York University seeks to prepare pre-experience students with a strong analytical background for careers in a fast-growing field of business analytics.


Students in the Master of Science in Data Analytics and Business Computing from New York University will learn how to use a data-driven approach to solve business challenges in the era of big data. 

With the interdisciplinary nature of business analytics, our program offers a broad yet rigorous curriculum in business (finance, marketing, revenue management, operations), data science (statistics, econometrics, data mining, data visualization), and management science (optimization, stochastic modeling, simulation). We emphasize both quantitative and technical methods and their applications in different functional areas in business. Students will benefit from the extensive industry experience of our faculty and seasoned professionals in the field.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop data-analytic thinking and acquire knowledge of various quantitative and technical methods to make better business decisions and derive values.
  • Learn how to effectively deal with vast amounts of data through the whole data management process, from the initial data acquisition to the final data analysis and presentation.
  • Learn various methods and techniques to analyze data to generate business insights and to build predictive models to forecast and simulate future outcomes.
  • Learn how to formulate business problems as formal mathematical models and obtain optimal solutions to the formulated models.
  • Develop practical skills in programming using programming languages such as Python and R.
  • Learn how to apply data analytics, data management and data-driven decision making skills across various functional areas of an organization, including Finance, Marketing and Operations.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Business Communication 
  • Programming in Python & Software Development
  • Statistics and Data Analysis 
  • Stochastic Modeling and Simulation 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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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

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    58608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58607 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    58608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58607 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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