M.S. in Business Analytics
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The emergence of advanced technologies for capturing and analyzing data provides unprecedented opportunities for those with business analytics expertise that spans all industries and organizations. Combine your business skills and analytical acumen to become a professional with a Master of Science degree in Business Analytics (MSBA). By earning a master’s in business analytics, you will increase your viability in a competitive market for sought-after analytics professionals. Watch the MSBA Webinar.
The MSBA Program is offered in the Fall and Spring and is available both 100% online and in-person - no GRE/GMAT required!
THREE-FOCI STEM PROGRAM
The language of business today is dependent on information and data management. The Kent State University MSBA program provides you with a holistic knowledge of analytics that balances the technologies, analytical and business expertise you need to be able to glean useful information from data and make strategic business decisions.
With a KSU MSBA, you will gain the technical, analytical, communication, decision-making and leadership skills you need to be a successful business analyst. The in-person and online curriculum includes integrative capstone analysis projects, as well as an internship option for more professional development through our on-site Career Services Office dedicated to business students. With our STEM designation, international F-1 students qualify for OPT (Optional Practical Training), which helps them to acquire additional career experience while at Kent State.
Admission occurs during the fall and spring and is highly competitive. Applying early is highly recommended as applications are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the admission cycle. In addition to the online application form and fee, you must submit:
- Accredited college/university official transcripts
- Two letters of recommendation
- Essay of goals and objectives
- English score for international applicants (500 TOEFL paper-based, 79 TOEFL IBT, 6.5 IELTS, 110 Duolingo)
- GMAT/GRE score is not required for this program
We look forward to seeing you in our master’s in business analytics program, so be sure your application materials fully meet the above requirements.
A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY GRADUATE PROGRAM
Due to its very multi-disciplinary nature, our MSBA accepts students with different academic backgrounds, including students with business, engineering, computer science, and other science disciplines. Some previous exposure to information/computer systems, applied statistics/math, and business, through coursework and/or work experience is expected.
|Ohio Residents||Non-Ohio Residents|
|Below 11 credit hours||$549.90 per credit hour||$1,024.90 per credit hour|
|11-18 credit hours||$6,036||$11,261.40|
Scholarships are available. These awards are very competitive and are awarded on the basis of academic merit
The MSBA program at Kent State University is taught by full-time faculty with analytical and industry experience.
LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR MSBA PROGRAM
If you would like to know more about our MS in business analytics, or want to get a better sense of what goes into our data analytics courses, be sure to reach out to us today.