12 months
797 USD/credit 35865 USD/year
797 USD/credit 35865 USD/year
656 USD/credit 29520 USD/year
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The Applied Data Science for Business program from Portland State University was built with the strategic thinker in mind. This STEM-designated degree program will position you for a career requiring knowledge of cloud services, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

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With the fully online Applied Data Science for Business program from Portland State University , you’ll dive into business strategy, data visualization, security, and ethics — on a timeline that works with your busy schedule. The curriculum applies across functions, including marketing, analytics, finance, HR, and management. Choose a specialization in Business Blockchain, Business Intelligence & Analytics, HR Analytics, or — in collaboration with OHSU — Health & Clinical Informatics to further hone your skillset.


With the flexibility to choose a focus in Business Blockchain, Business Intelligence & Analytics, HR Analytics, or Health & Clinical Informatics, you’ll gain cross-functional data science skills that apply across industries. MSADSB graduates will leverage advanced business concepts and can expect to grow into senior management and director roles. No matter your current area of specialty, an MSADSB degree will expand your possibilities. Potential roles include: 

  • Senior Analyst
  • Analytics Manager
  • IT Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Social Media Manager
  • Compensation Analyst
  • Fintech
  • Audit and Accounting

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Transformation of Business
  • Strategy
  • Digital Transformation: Security, Privacy & Ethics
  • Special Topics in Data Science, Technology for Business: Data Structures for Business Applications
  • Special Topics in Data Science: Machine Learning Applications for Managers
  • Leading Organizational Change During Digital Transformation
  • Managerial Accounting and Control

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Meet PSU minimum admission requirement
  • Professional resume
  • Unofficial transcripts/mark sheets from every college or university attended. Once admitted, applicants will be required to provide official transcripts from degree granting institution(s) and all colleges and/or universities attended where any graduate credits were completed. Visit the PSU Admissions website for detailed transcript requirements.
  • Essay questions 
  • 3.0 or better in undergraduate statistics courses
  • Two letters of recommendation. At least one must be a professional recommendation.
  • $67 application fee 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35865 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 797 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    35865 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 797 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    29520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 656 USD per credit during 12 months.


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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