Online Master's in Business Data Analytics

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Master's in Data Analytics Online

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“What I loved about Maryville is they’re using tools that are being used in the real world now.”

— Felecia W., Maryville Grad

Data tells a story. What will yours be?

Start a new chapter in your career with a master’s in data analytics online from Maryville University. Find out how we can help you advance your skills in data analytics, warehousing, mining, and visualization.

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100% online with no campus visits required

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No GMAT, GRE, or application fee

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9 courses, plus capstone, 30 total credit hours

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6 start times per year

Master’s in Data Analytics Online Curriculum

Maryville’s online master’s in data analytics program consists of courses that can give you an in-depth knowledge of and skills in several aspects of data analytics.

When you earn your online master’s degree in data analytics at Maryville, you’ll have the opportunity to focus on looking for trends, making decisions, identifying opportunities, combining operational data with analytical tools, and presenting complex information.

Our master’s in data analytics online consists of courses that touch on the following concepts:

  • Data Analytics. Study the proper use of data, programming languages, and how to draw insight from what you discover.
  • Database Principles. Become familiar with database tools and architecture and relevant security issues.
  • Data Visualization. Learn to turn data into charts, graphs, maps, and more to affect and inform business decision-making.
  • Forecasting and Predictive Modeling. Delve into the field of predictive analytics, where you’ll learn how to use forecasting and predictive modeling.

If you want to learn more about our Master of Data Analytics program, please visit our curriculum page.

Data Analytics Industry at a Glance

Pursuing your online master’s in data analytics 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 13.2% through 2022.
  • Worldwide big data revenue of $274.3 billion in 2022.
  • Annual data created worldwide will skyrocket to 180 trillion gigabytes by 2025.
  • Retail’s strong growth will enable it to move ahead of federal/central government as the fifth largest industry in 2022.
  • The industries currently making the largest investments in big data and business analytics solutions are banking, discrete manufacturing, professional services, process manufacturing, and federal/central government. Combined, these five industries will account for nearly half ($91.4 billion) of worldwide BDA revenues this year.
  • The industries that will deliver the fastest BDA growth are securities and investment services (15.3% CAGR) and retail (15.2% CAGR).

*Burning Glass Technologies and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Why Choose Maryville for Your Master’s in Data Analytics Online?

Maryville University offers our online master’s in data analytics through the John E. Simon School of Business. Built for students to gain practical knowledge that can be applied immediately in the workplace, this program is led by an accomplished faculty of active professionals who use real-world examples fueled by current business news. The online MS in data analytics provides an opportunity to both current practitioners and career changers to obtain graduate-level credentials with a top-quality online business degree.

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.

Top Careers for 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 data analytics professionals. Obtaining your master’s in data analytics online from Maryville University can help provide a strong foundation for career growth in positions like these:**

Management Analyst / Program Analyst / Management Consultant

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


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Market Research Analyst

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


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Operations Research Analyst

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


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Financial Quantitative Analyst

Use advanced analytical methods to provide financial guidance to businesses


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**U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020

Master’s in Data Analytics Online: Admission Requirements

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

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • 2.75 cumulative GPA required for full admission
  • Applicants to the program with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average below a 2.75 can be considered for conditional acceptance
  • Personal letter explaining qualifications for graduate work
  • International students must have a minimum TOEFL score of 563

Learn more at our admissions page.

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