M.Sc. On Campus


Bowling Green State University

12 months
10119 USD/year
10119 USD/year
6124 USD/year
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Why a MS in Analytics Degree at the Bowling Green State University? The explosion of modern computing power and data acquisition techniques has created a job market which seeks people with a strong background in fundamental statistical analysis, operations research, management of information systems, and computer science.


Today, corporations have come to realize that the collection and storage of large amounts of business operations data has become increasingly easy and inexpensive.

However, having the ability to analyze, make sense of the data, and use it as a predictive tool is what gives a corporation a competitive edge. Data/Business analysts are professionals who have the analytical and technical expertise to make sense of the data. The MS in Analytics at Bowling Green State University is designed to position students for a successful career in analytics.

Positions Filled by MSA Graduates

  • Business Process Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Quality Analyst
  • Data Reporting Analyst
  • Principal Data Scientist
  • Product Analyst
  • Information Specialist
  • Senior Client Insights Analyst                                 
  •  Financial Analyst                                                
  •  Programming Analyst      

Programme Structure

Curriculum Overview

  • Descriptive analytics are covered in MSA 5470, 5600, and 6440.   Predictive analytics is included in MSA 5020, 5160, 6440, and 6450.  The focus of MSA 6010 is on prescriptive analytics.  
  • Other courses cover areas that are essential to successful analytics implementations and applications including database management (MSA 5400), business intelligence (MSA 5600) and big data analytics (MSA 6500).  The focus of these courses is on applications and hands-on experience.   
  • The curriculum also includes a non-technical soft skills course, MSA 6600 Project Management, which is critical to ensuring that MSA graduates have the necessary management skills to be a successful business leader. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application. 
  • Scanned copies of official or unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended. 
  • Minimum of a 3.0 undergraduate grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 grading scale is strongly recommended. 
  • Official scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). 
  • Statement of Purpose evaluating your preparation for graduate study in analytics and describing how the MSA program aligns with your professional objectives.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from individuals who have an understanding of your academic and/or professional accomplishments.
  • Current resume outlining educational background, leadership activities, community service, work experience, and any awards or honors.
  • Payment of application fee ($45 domestic applicants, $75 international applicants).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10119 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10119 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10119 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10119 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6124 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6124 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bowling Green

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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