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Online Master of Science in Business Data Analytics

Online Master's in Business Data Analytics

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Start a new chapter in your career with an online Master of Science in Business Data Analytics from Maryville University. Find out how we can help you advance your skills in data analytics, warehousing, mining, and visualization, while also preparing you to sit for your Microsoft SQL and AZURE certification exams.

Online MS in Business Data Analytics at a Glance

  • No GMAT, GRE, or application fee
  • 100% online curriculum
  • 3 start times per year
  • 9 courses, plus capstone, totaling 30 semester hours
  • SQL and AZURE certification prep

Pursuing your Business Data Analytics master’s can position you for new opportunities in a world dominated by big data. Predictions for the analytics technology and solutions market include:*

  • A compound annual growth rate of 11.7% through 2020.
  • Worldwide big data revenue of $203 billion in 2020.
  • The U.S. business data analytics market will reach more than $95 billion by 2020.
  • Annual data created worldwide will skyrocket to 180 trillion gigabytes by 2025.
  • Banking, discrete manufacturing, process manufacturing, federal/central government, and professional services will be the top five industries for analytics through 2020.
  • Companies with more than 500 employees will be the primary source of opportunities.
  • *IDC Research Inc., 2015.

Why Choose Maryville for Your Business Data Analytics Degree?

Maryville University offers our Master’s in Business Data Analytics through the John E. Simon School of Business. The MSBDA provides an opportunity to both current practitioners and career changers to obtain graduate-level credentials with a top-quality online degree.

Why Maryville? Here's the Data.

  • Placed in the Top 15% in the nation for “Economic Value” — Educate to Career
  • Made the Forbes “Top Colleges” list for the past three years
  • Ranked a “Best National University” and “Best College for Veterans” — U.S. News & World Report
  • Listed as a “Best College Values 2017” school by Kiplinger’s
  • Accomplished faculty, 90% of whom hold Ph.D. or terminal degrees
  • Overall job placement rate of 94%
  • Accredited by ACBSP and the Higher Learning Commission
  • History of academic excellence dating back to 1872

Student-centered learning you can apply now.

  • Gain practical knowledge that can be used immediately in your workplace.
  • Learn how to combine operational data with analytical tools.
  • Be able to present complex and competitive information.
  • Become a valued contributor with the ability to deliver timely, high-quality analytics.
  • Prepare to sit for Microsoft SQL Server and AZURE certification exams.

Top Jobs for Business Data Analytics Graduates

Successful businesses rely on analytics to look for trends, make decisions, and identify opportunities. The need to collect, house, access, and measure data has increased the demand for — and outstripped the supply of — qualified business data analytics professionals. Obtaining your Master’s in Business Data Analytics from Maryville University can help provide a strong foundation for career growth in positions like these:**

Management Analyst / Program Analyst / Management Consultant


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Conduct organizational, work simplification, and measurement studies, as well as design systems and procedures

Market Research Analyst


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Study market conditions to help companies understand what products and services people want, who will buy them, and at what price

Operations Research Analyst


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Use advanced mathematical and analytical methods to solve problems and make better decisions

** U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015

Online Business DATA Analytics Curriculum: Designed for you

You can complete the Master’s in Business Data Analytics online in as little as one year of full-time or two years of part-time study. Nine core business courses plus capstone. Curriculum includes:

Online Master's in Business Data Analytics: Admission Requirements

The following criteria are considered during the admission process for the Master of Science in Business Data Analytics: