The Master of Science in Business Analytics degree program at Drexel LeBow prepares students to influence decision making using insights derived from data analysis. The program incorporates multifaceted areas of study such as statistics, data management and modeling. Master’s in Business Analytics students learn techniques such as machine learning, natural language processing and deep learning to develop a thorough understanding of analytics approaches and their impact on business strategies and decisions.
Through the college’s Center for Business Analytics, students interact and collaborate with industry leaders during their program. Data-driven consulting projects, industry speakers, analytics competitions and other engagements allow students to learn from companies such as Google, Comcast, Southwest Airlines, Pfizer and Twitter.
This program is delivered by the Department of Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems.
Why Pursue a Master of Science in Business Analytics?
From numerical and geospatial to speech, text and video, data is growing exponentially across industries. As more and more companies prioritize the use of data to inform decisions, the demand for analytics professionals increases – making analytics one of the most sought-after skill sets now and in the future.
The MS in Business Analytics program is also ideal for MBA students seeking a technical second degree. With full-time, part-time, and online delivery options this degree can be customized to fit the needs of professionals with any schedule.
Master’s in Business Analytics: Plan of Study and Course Requirements
As part of the Master’s in Business Analytics program, students are required to select an area of concentration: information systems, statistics or modeling. Students may choose to pursue a customized concentration with the approval of the department head.
Students pursuing an MBA have the opportunity to accompany the program’s broader business perspective with an in-depth study of analytics through a graduate minor or concentration in Business Analytics.
Program Details and Delivery
- 45 credit, full or part-time master’s program
- Full-time program can be completed in 18 months
- Part-time program completion times vary by student
- Online delivery options are available for all courses
- Flexible study options allow for a combination of on-campus and online classes
- Classes begin in the fall quarter
- This is an official STEM Designated Degree Program
Graduate Minors that Complement the Master’s in Business Analytics
Master’s in Business Analytics students have the opportunity to pursue a graduate minor as part of their program. Recommended areas of study that complement business analytics proficiencies include Digital Supply Chain, Marketing, Finance and Computer Science. A full list of optional graduate minors can be found in the Drexel Course Catalog.
Where is This Program Offered?
The MS program is delivered on-campus and online. Students can also complete the program through a combination of on-campus and online classes.
Master’s in Business Analytics Admission Requirements
If you want to learn more about Drexel LeBow’s Master of Science in Business Analytics program, you can attend an information session or request additional information. Ready to apply? Use our online application form to get started!