M.Sc. On Campus

Business Analytics

Kent State University

12 months
21952 USD/year
21952 USD/year
11766 USD/year
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The Master of Science degree in Business Analytics offered at the Kent State University provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of analytics that balances the technologies, analytical methods and business expertise needed to glean useful information from data to make strategic business decisions.


The language of business today is dependent on information and data management, and the emergence of advanced technologies for capturing, preparing and analyzing data provides unprecedented opportunities for those with business analytics expertise that spans all industries and organizations.

Students in the Business Analytics major gain the technical, analytical, communication, decision-making and leadership skills needed to be successful business analysts. The curriculum includes integrative capstone analysis projects, and there is an internship option for additional professional development through the on-site College of Business Administration's Career Services Office. 

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Business Analytics program offered at the Kent State University  will be able to:

  • Develop proficiency in the framing of both the business problem and the analytics problem.
  • Provide leadership and decision-making abilities using analytics tools in different business contexts throughout the model lifecycle.
  • Develop competencies in identifying data needs and sources, data acquisition and the cleaning and refining of data for analytical processing.
  • Develop competencies in analytical model selection, software selection and model building.
  • Develop competencies in deploying, validating and interpreting analytical solutions.
  • Develop competencies in problem-solving skills and effective verbal and written communications of results to diverse audiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Management Modeling
  • Business Analytics
  • Advanced Data Mining And Predictive Analytics
  • Analytics In Practice
  • Fundamentals Of Machine Learning
  • Advanced Machine Learning
  • Database Management And Database Analytics
  • Capstone Project In Business Analytics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline- At least one month before the start of the semester of first coursework.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in business or in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics discipline from an accredited college or university1 for unconditional admission
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale for unconditional admission
  • Official transcript(s)
  • GMAT scores with minimum 500 overall (40th percentile in verbal and 60th percentile in quantitative sections minimum) or GRE scores
  • Résumé
  • Goal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21952 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21952 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21952 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21952 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11766 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11766 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

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


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