Analytics, M.Sc.

Analytics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) , LA,
The Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) at Louisiana State University  learn to blend information management techniques and advanced statistical methods to distill critical business information from complex and often massive data sets.

About

The Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) at Louisiana State University is designed to prepare students to use data-driven methods to contribute to organizational effectiveness and guide decisions.

Students will complete 36 hours of intensive coursework over a twelve month period. The MSA curriculum integrates relevant topics from statistics, operations research, information technology, and communication. The program uses a cohort–based learning model that emphasizes teamwork and presentation skills using state-of-the-art visualization techniques. Specific curricular requirements are listed below:

  • A total of at least 36 hours of credit at the graduate level.
  • At least 21 hours of the graduate credit must be at the 7000 level or above, excluding thesis hours.
  • Six hours of thesis/project work (two three-hour sections of ISDS 7990 taken consecutively in the fall and spring semesters).
  • A passing grade on the final examination.

Programme Structure

For more information, please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    28308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28308 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    11393 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11393 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Baton Rouge

  • 900 - 1400 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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