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Business Analytics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Philadelphia, PA, United States
Gain the skills to transform data into insights and to advance your career in a fast-paced, growing industry with the Master of Science in Business Analytics at Temple’s Fox School of Business at Temple University. 

Overview

Data-driven decision-making results in positive outcomes for organizations, and the Business Analytics MS at Temple University leverages the ever-increasing importance of data as a strategic asset. Through case studies, coursework and real-world projects, you will acquire advanced skills and techniques that can provide data-driven insights into business problems.

Business Analytics MS graduates are prepared to meet the growing demand for talent in the data science space: analyzing, deriving, discovering, managing and predicting insights from the complex data available to modern corporations. Shape your ideal career through this flexible degree program, which is offered via classes at Temple’s Center City Campus.

The Master of Science in Business Analytics will equip you with the knowledge and practical expertise to make an immediate impact on your career and set you on the path to long-term professional success.

Industry-Connected Opportunities

In the Master of Science in Business Analytics, you will learn the latest theories and strategies of data analytics, and put this knowledge to immediate use with hands-on experiences. You will

  • apply course material to live data;
  • gain commercial-grade consulting experience; and
  • provide data analytic solutions to real-world companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • MS Advanced Professional Development Strategies
  • Quantitative Methods for Business
  • Visualization: The Art of Numbers and the Psychology of Persuasion
  • Statistical Learning and Data Mining
  • Experiments: Knowledge by Design
  • Decision Models: From Data to Decisions

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 72 months
    • Duration description

      Full-Time/Part-Time Status: The degree program can be completed on a full- or part-time basis.

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Duration description

      Full-Time/Part-Time Status: The degree program can be completed on a full- or part-time basis.

  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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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).

  • GRE/GMAT: Required. Scores for the GRE typically fall within the following percentile ranges: 50 to 99 Verbal; 80 to 99 Quantitative.

    This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Take a standardized test (GMAT, GRE)
  • Complete online application
  • Submit your supporting credentials (Statement of Goals, Transcripts, Standardized Test Scores, Letters of Recommendation, Résumé, Portfolio, Audition or Interview)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1114 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1114 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.
  • National

    1114 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1114 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.
  • In-State

    1114 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1114 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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