Kent State University College of Business Administration Now Offers the Master of Science in Business Analytics Degree Online



KENT, Ohio – Beginning in Fall 2019, the Kent State College of Business Administration will offer the Master of Science in Business Analytics degree online in addition to on-campus.


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of mathematical science occupations is expected to grow 27.9 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.


“An MSBA degree greatly increases students’ appeal to employers,” said Rouzbeh Razavi, Ph.D., program director. “Analytics professionals are highly sought after – the market for such a position is incredibly competitive. Earning an MSBA at Kent State will provide students with expertise that is applicable in any industry, rendering them viable to employers in all types of organizations.”


The Kent State MSBA program provides opportunities to work with advanced technology that captures, prepares and analyzes data. The program offers a holistic approach to business analytics, balancing technologies, methods and expertise to provide students with strategic business decision-making skills.


With Kent State’s STEM designation, international F-1 students qualify for an extended Optional Practical Training (OPT), which helps them acquire additional career experience while at Kent State.


Through the curriculum, students will gain a repertoire of skills, including technical, analytical, communication, decision-making and leadership, which will help them become successful business analysts.


The application deadline for fall 2019 is July 15.


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Kent State College of Business Administration


Kent State University's College of Business Administration is among the fewer than 1% of business schools worldwide to obtain dual AACSB accreditation in both business and accounting. The College boasts 10 undergraduate majors, 14 minors and a Professional Sales Certificate program; master's degrees in accounting, business administration (MBA and EMBA), business analytics, and economics; as well as a Ph.D. program with concentrations in accounting, finance, information systems, management and marketing.

The Kent State College of Business Administration ranks as a top business college in Ohio and the number one public university in Northeast Ohio by U.S. News and World Report and is ranked as one of the nation’s Best Business Schools by Princeton Review. The College is committed to sustainability as an advanced Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) signatory and is recognized by the Sales Education Foundation as a top university for professional sales education.


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POSTED: Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 7:33pm