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A Business Master’s With a Tech Focus

Online Master of Science in Business Analytics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • An advanced degree that blends business and data
  • Interactive online classes taught by leading faculty
  • Choose from three specializations
  • AACSB-accredited program
  • No GMAT or GRE required

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The median salary for business analysts with a master’s degree:


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Learn to lead with data. The Master’s in Business Analytics Online from Worcester Polytechnic Institute builds your ability to navigate large datasets in order to make informed business decisions.

Flexible, instructor-led classes teach state-of-the-art analytical techniques and tools for identifying business problems, collecting and interpreting data, strategizing solutions, and communicating insights to stakeholders. Become an expert in helping businesses create value—and add value to your career.

Science and technology are at the foundation of everything we do at WPI. We are a longstanding polytechnic university and a top-25 STEM school (Forbes).

To learn more about the MS in Business Analytics online degree, including course information and tuition, request our program overview brochure.

Transform Data Into a Competitive Advantage

Return-on-investment rating students give their WPI education:

93 out of 99

- Princeton Review

The Master’s in Business Analytics Online Program

The online MBSA is a 33-credit program. It blends the practical and the theoretical, with an emphasis on technology-based approaches. Courses are asynchronous with instructor-led lectures that can be viewed at any time.

Courses cover:

  • Business intelligence
  • Data management
  • Machine learning
  • Market research
  • Operations modeling
  • Optimization analysis
  • Teamwork and leadership skills
  • And more

Download the Master’s in Business Analytics Online program brochure to see the full course listing.

The Master’s in Business Analytics Online Program

Coursework includes recorded lectures, discussion boards, simulations projects, and other interactive elements. WPI emphasizes project-based learning, and collaborative work is a core element of this degree. As a result, our students have many opportunities to apply what they learn in class to real-world scenarios.

You’ll also get to work with the same technology used by businesses, such as Tableau, SQL, Python, NVivo, Qualtrics, and MS Excel.

Take the Classes That Matter to You

Customize your path by choosing from three specializations: Advanced Business Analytics Methods, Marketing Analytics, and Operations Analytics. These are stackable and create a degree experience tailored towards your personal career goals. They also open up the possibility of targeting careers where demand is high but supply is low. Learn more about adding these specializations to your MS in Business Analytics Online degree.

Advance Your Career With WPI

WPI’s Career Development Center is ranked #1 by Best Colleges. Students and Online MSBA graduates have full access to career support, and receive help with career placement, resume writing, interviewing, and networking.

To learn more about the MS in Business Analytics Online degree, including admissions requirements and tuition, request our program overview brochure.

Become an Expert in Data-Driven Business Decisions

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About The WPI Business School

Situated within a premier technological university, The WPI Business School integrates science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) into all of its programs.

Consistent with WPI’s mission of theory and practice, The WPI Business School emphasizes a project-based approach to learning and doing that considers the ethical and social context of everything we do. Our students take advantage of the university’s strong relationships with technology-intensive organizations around the world.

Graduates of The WPI Business School are prepared to lead at the intersection of technology and business, applying entrepreneurial thinking and harnessing the power of technology and teamwork to solve complex human problems.

About WPI Business School

About Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1865 to create and convey the latest science and engineering knowledge in ways that are most beneficial to society. Today, WPI holds firm to its founding mission to provide an education that balances theory and practice.

WPI aims to create a quality experience for its students and a positive impact for its partner communities. The university’s curriculum features a flexible, rigorous program that is project-based and globally engaged. WPI faculty members work with students on interdisciplinary research seeking solutions to important and socially relevant problems, both on campus and at more than 50 project centers throughout the Americas, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Europe.

Graduate research programs include robotics, materials science, cybersecurity, and learning sciences and technology. WPI invests in research in critical areas in such diverse fields as fire protection engineering, life sciences and bioengineering, energy, and data science.

Rankings and Accolades

U.S. News & World Report ranks Worcester Polytechnic Institute:

  • No. 57 in Most Innovative Schools (2022)
  • No. 63 in National Universities (2022)
  • No. 86 in Best Value Schools (2022)
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