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M.Sc. Online

Business Analytics Online

University of Massachusetts Boston

12 months
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575 USD/credit 17250 USD/year
575 USD/credit 17250 USD/year
575 USD/credit 17250 USD/year
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Come study in Boston's only public business school.The STEM designated Master of Science Business Analytics Online program from the University of Massachusetts Boston is designed to prepare students for utilizing analytical techniques, methods, and applications for data-driven practices in diverse organizations and enterprises of all sizes.

Overview

The Master of Science Business Analytics Online program from the University of Massachusetts Boston covers theories of powerful techniques and quantitative methods in Business Analytics and how they are applied in the real world. 

The program focuses on using current software tools to study effective techniques of problem formulation, developing solutions with mathematical and algorithmic techniques, and methods for implementing those solutions with technology.

International students will be required to maintain full-time student status (minimum of 3 courses per semester). 

The MSBA program offers students a choice of two specializations, Big Data Analytics and Supply Chain Analytics. Each includes a core of analytical courses, elective courses in that specialization, and a capstone course.

Key facts:

  • Big Data Analytics

The Big Data Analytics specialization focuses on data mining and analytical techniques, big data management, storage, and modeling. The objectives consist of enabling students to process big data in an effective and efficient way, discover knowledge patterns in big data, build predictive models, and use big data to answer business questions.

  • Supply Chain Analytics

The Supply Chain Analytics specialization focuses on data analytics and decision-making in the context of a major functional area in businesses—supply chains. The specialization offers courses on analytics in service operation. The objective is to use data and data modeling to optimize activities within the supply chain and consequently maximize the organization’s competitive advantage.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Database Management Systems 
  • Enterprise Business Intelligence
  • Multivariate Statistics and Regression Analysis
  • Enterprise Data Mining and Predictive Analytics
  • Decision-Making Models
  • Project and Change Management - Capstone Course
  • Track A: Big Data Analytics - 5 elective courses - OR -
  • Track B: Supply Chain Analytics - 5 elective courses

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
3.4 (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application with application fee
  • Current professional résumé highlighting professional and academic contributions/qualifications.
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, both undergraduate and graduate. Applicants must have the equivalent of a United States bachelor’s degree to be eligible to apply. All transcripts are required, regardless of whether credits were transferred
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores - not required for admissions cycles through Spring 2022 due to COVID-related closures of testing sites.
  • 2 letters of recommendation from professional or academic references
  • Applicants must provide the name and email address for 2 references as part of the online application
    • Essay

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 575 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 575 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 575 USD per credit during 12 months.

As a public university, tuition is currently based on a student's residency status.  Note that online courses are not subject to residency at $575 per credit.

Funding

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