The MS in Business Analytics Program will provide you the tools to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving big data economy. According to Science Daily, over 90 percent of the world’s data has been generated in the last two years. The ability to analyze large data sets is critical to success, fostering new waves of business intelligence, productivity, growth and innovation.
MS in Business Analytics: Become a Data Leader
The MS in Business Analytics is designed for recent college graduates and business professionals who are looking to change careers or expand their career potential by developing advanced skills in data analytics. A background in computer science, mathematics, and statistics is not required.
In just one year, students in the Masters of Business Analytics program will learn to use quantitative data analytics tools to transform complex data into business decisions and communicate the results effectively.
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MS Business Analytics Program Highlights
Our MS in Business Analytics program is a flexible online program designed to meet the needs of busy working professionals.
- Learn to use quantitative data analytics tools (including Python, R, SAS and Tableau) to transform data into business insights.
- A STEM-designated degree. (STEM graduate programs are university degrees awarded in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.)
- You’ll graduate prepared to make actionable business decisions through optimization and machine learning, and to employ data visualization to communicate complex data effectively.
- GRE or GMAT not required
Data is exciting, especially if you get something out of it. Our MS in Business Analytics program empowers students to make immediate decisions based on facts and sound statistics, giving their companies a leg up on their competition.” — Dr. Vafa Saboori, MSBA program director
Admissions and Aid
A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited institution of higher education is required to apply to our graduate programs.
- Completed Application — Apply now!
(Please note — admission to the program is limited.)
- Official Transcript(s)
Official transcript of coursework from each college or university attended (undergraduate and graduate). Find complete instructions on how to submit your transcripts to Dominican here.
- Statement of Purpose/Intent
A one-page essay describing professional and/or personal goals and reasons for obtaining the above graduate degree
- One Letter of Recommendation or Interview With The Dean
Letter of recommendation: Academic or professional, on letterhead.
- International Applicants
International candidates must meet additional admissions requirements.
The MSBA is a full-time program, with cohorts beginning each fall. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
If an application deadline falls on a weekend and/or holiday, applications will be accepted through the end of the next business day.
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Courses, Career Paths and Format
From Data Analytics, to Cloud Computing and more. Our courses reflect the rapidly growing field of Business Analytics and will equip you with skills you can use right away — either in your current job or to help you make the leap to a new career.
- Applied Data Analysis
- Programming for Data Analytics
- Data Visualization and Story Telling
- Data Management for Business Analytics
- Advanced Data Analysis
- Machine Learning for Business
- Cloud Computing
- Finance Analytics
- Marketing Analytics
- Optimization for Business Analytics
- Data Security, Ethics, and Risk
- Business Analytics Practicum
The Masters in Business Analytics in the Barowsky School of Business is a 12-month program consisting of 10 courses plus a practicum. Students will take two courses over a seven-week (two-month) period. Classes are taught online from our California campus.
Gain a competitive edge with an MSBA from Dominican University of California, which prepares graduates for a wide range of dynamic careers such as data analyst, data scientist, management analyst, forensic analyst, gap analyst, and program/marketing management. Demand for professionals with a degree in STEM programs is soaring to the point that the federal government has increased the OPT (Optional Practical Training) period to three years for international students who graduate from these programs.
A Masters in Business Analytics (MSBA) from Dominican University of California helps students gain a competitive edge in just 12 months. The MSBA prepares graduates to work as a data analyst, data scientist, management analyst, forensic analyst, gap analyst, and program/marketing management.
Offered through Dominican's Barowsky School of Business, students in the MSBA Program can tap into Dominican's expansive Bay Area alumni network. Our faculty and staff’s commitment to student success and our ties to regional and national businesses create an educational experience that is personal, practical and highly experiential. Graduates of BSB programs have gone to find success at companies such as LinkedIn, Charles Schwab and Google.