The Master of Science in Business Analytics degree program in the Decision Sciences and MIS department is designed for graduate students who have an interest in quantitative methods, exploring and uncovering relationships through data analysis, using the data to solve business problems, and want to enter or advance in a career in business analytics.
Engagement with industry is an important part of this program. Through LeBow’s Business Analytics Solutions Center, MS in Business Analytics students complete business problem solving projects for industry partners across the region and nationally.
Why Pursue a Master of Science in Business Analytics?
A Master of Science in Business Analytics degree will prepare students with the knowledge to influence decision-making, strategy and operations with fact-based insights and an in-depth understanding of business performance analysis from a systems view — using statistical and quantitative analysis of data as well as explanatory and predictive modeling. The business analytics masters program draws on the following areas of business intelligence: statistics, operations research, mathematical modeling and management information systems to access and create databases that support the other areas.
The MS in Business Analytics program is also ideal for MBA students seeking a quantitative 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.
Where is This Program Offered?
The MS program is delivered on-campus, in Gerri C. LeBow Hall, and online. Students can also complete the program through a combination of on-campus and online classes.
Program Details and Delivery
- 45 credit, full- or part-time masters program
- Full-time program can be completed in less than two years
- 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
Plan of Study and Course Requirements
In addition to a Master of Science degree in business analytics, Drexel LeBow also offers an MBA program with a specialization in business analytics for students who are looking for a more generalized business education with a focus in data analysis.
Graduate minors highlight Drexel’s collaborative and interdisciplinary spirit by allowing you to take interrelated graduate-level courses outside of your major graduate program. Enrich your graduate studies in business analytics with supplemental knowledge and skills that provide additional professional expertise.
Examples of minors that may benefit MS in Business Analytics students include Computer Science or Finance.
A full list of optional graduate minors can be found on the Drexel Course Catalog.
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!