12 months
870 USD/credit 31320 USD/year
870 USD/credit 31320 USD/year
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The Information Systems - Business Analytics program from Marist College is designed to help professionals gain expertise in accessing and manipulating data, as well as applying analytical techniques to extract information from data to predict future trends and behavior patterns. 

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In this sequence, students acquire hands-on experience with cutting-edge analytical methods and software tools, leveraging the use of information technology to help improve decision-making with real-world data. Specific career paths for the graduating BA professional include data analyst/architect, database administrator, business analyst, data science specialist, and business analytics manager. The sequence also provides the foundation for professionals who aspire to become a Chief Data Officer (CDO).

Contact Marist to learn more about earning the MSIS Master’s degree through the Business Analytics concentration. The Information Systems - Business Analytics program from Marist College is available through our on-campus or online curriculum, allowing students to earn their graduate degree with flexibility.

Career Impact

Employment Outcomes for School of Computer Science and Mathematics Graduate StudentsIn a recent survey of all graduate-level students enrolled in degree programs through Marist's School of Computer Science and Mathematics, 95% indicated they were employed full-time in the area of their degree, 3% indicated they were enrolled in further education full-time (doctoral program or additional coursework), and 2% indicated they were involved in other work outside of the discipline. 

We're also fortunate to have an inspiring group of industry advisors and successful alumni and their diverse perspectives are incorporated into our program. As a student, you have access to Marist Alumni from your first day and you can be certain that whenever you have questions or seek advice, they will respond. During your studies, you have access to these individuals via the online alumni directory, mentoring programs, conferences, international alumni gatherings, and numerous informal activities and events. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems & Information Concepts in Organizations 
  • Data Management
  • Data Communications 
  • Information Analysis & Systems Design 
  • Financial & Managerial Accounting 
  • Capstone Project 
  • Information Systems Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Unofficial transcript from bachelor’s degree-granting college/university must be uploaded to the application for an admission decision.  Official bachelor’s degree noted transcript will be required upon acceptance in order to matriculate.
  • Current resume 
  • Personal statement of about 750 words outlining career objective(s), the reason(s) for selecting Marist’s MSIS program, desired specialization, and your personal and professional expectations from the program
  • A prerequisite course in Statistics is required to apply for this program. If you choose the Computer Networks and Security concentration you will also have an Internetworking prerequisite course.
  • Nonrefundable $50 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit during 12 months.

Health Insurance: $3,275

Living costs for Poughkeepsie

1138 - 2480 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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