Master of Science (MS) in Business Analytics

Influence Business Decisions Through Data Analysis

The Master of Science in Business Analytics 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. MS 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.

MS 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.

Refer to the Drexel University Catalog for complete degree requirements, course descriptions and a sample plan of study.

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.

Master’s in Business Analytics Program Details and Delivery

  • Full-time program can be completed in 15 months
  • Part-time program average completion time is 15 months to 3 years
  • Online program can be completed in 15 months
  • Start any term: Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer
  • This is an official STEM Designated Degree Program

Where is This Program Offered?

The MS program is delivered both on Drexel’s main campus in Philadelphia or online.

MS in Business Analytics Online

Earn your Drexel LeBow MS in Business Analytics degree from anywhere in the world. The MS in Business Analytics online program adapts the comprehensive curriculum to Drexel’s leading online learning platform so you can earn your degree at a time and place that works with your schedule.

> Learn more about the online MS in Business Analytics.

Graduate Minors that Complement the MS 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.

> Learn more about the Graduate Minors in Drexel Course Catalog.

Master’s in Business Analytics Admission Requirements

Review LeBow’s Graduate School Admissions 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.

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