The skills you will acquire as part of our MSBA program can be put to use in everything from small businesses and start-ups to Fortune 100 companies, so you will just need to determine your best fit. Additionally, research from the McKinsey Global Institute and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that talent for the field of data analytics is sorely needed, so you can be confident in knowing that the education you will receive through our data analytics courses will open numerous doors for your career.
M.S. in Business Analytics Online
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With the emergence of advanced technologies for capturing, preparing and analyzing data, comes a wealth of unparalleled opportunities for those with business analytics expertise.
When you pursue a Master of Science degree in Business Analytics (MSBA) from Kent State University, you will combine your business skills and analytical expertise.With a master’s in business analytics, you will increase your viability in a competitive market for sought-after analytics professionals that are needed in all industries and organizations.
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Receive Your M.S. in Business Analytics Online
Kent State’s MSBA Program is available in-person, as well as 100% online. Our online business analytics degree offers the same standard of teaching and learning excellence that is delivered on campus, but with the flexibility of online courses.
Our online MSBA was designed with the busy working professional in mind. Developed by the same industry-leading faculty who teach on campus, our online program prepares you as a leader in the business analytics field.
THREE-FOCI STEM PROGRAM
Today’s business world is dependent on information and data management. Kent State University’s online MSBA program provides graduates with a holistic knowledge of analytics that balances the analytical methods, technologies and business knowledge needed to collect valuable information from data and make strategic business decisions based on that data.
With our STEM designation, international F-1 students qualify for OPT (Optional Practical Training), granting them the ability to acquire additional and relevant career experience while at Kent State.
OUR Learning ENVIRONMENT
When you receive your MSBA from Kent State University, you learn the communication, technical, analytical, decision-making and leadership skills needed to be a successful business analyst. The online MSBA curriculum is comprised of integrative capstone analysis projects, as well as an internship option for additional professional development.
Learn More About Our MSBA Online Program
If you would like to know more about our online master’s in business analytics degree or our data analytics courses, be sure to contact us today.
Admission to the online MSBA program only occurs during the fall semester and is highly competitive. We strongly recommend applying early.
All applicants should have some prior exposure to information/computer systems, applied statistics/math, and business, whether through coursework and/or work experience.
In addition to the online application form and fee, all applicants must submit the following:
- Official transcripts from an accredited college or university
- GMAT/GRE score (this requirement is currently being waived for Fall 2021 and Fall 2022 applications)
- Three letters of recommendation
- Essay of goals and objectives
- TOEFL score (international applicants)
Please ensure your application materials fully meet the requirements above. We look forward to you joining our master’s in business analytics online program.
Tuition and Financial Assistance
As of Fall 2020, tuition information for the master’s in business analytics online program are as follows:
- $830 per credit hour
- No program fees
Online MSBA Faculty
Kent State University’s online MSBA program is taught by full-time faculty with a wealth of analytical, industry experience.
Director, MSBA Program