12 months
17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science degree in Business Analytics from 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. 

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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 program from Kent State University 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 Career Services Office.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Identify key characteristics of the business problem
  • Identify opportunities and constraints of various data analytical frameworks and tools
  • Formulate appropriate data analytic techniques to solve the business problem
  • Perform necessary data preparation steps (retrieve, clean and manipulate data)
  • Demonstrate necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to implement several data-analytic frameworks using different tools
  • Lead and work with teams to frame the business problem
  • Convey in writing the outcomes of analytics for stakeholders
  • Use visual outcomes of analytics to communicate orally effective messages for stakeholders

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university1
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000-point scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • GMAT or GRE (effective spring 2023, GMAT or GRE will no longer be required)
  • Résumé
  • Goal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Online tuition is 24,900 USD.

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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