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Master of Science in Business Analytics Online

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  • An advanced degree that blends business and data

  • Interactive online classes taught by leading faculty

  • Choose from three specializations

  • AACSB-accredited program

  • No GRE/GMAT required
The demand for business analysts is projected to grow 10% over the next decade. The median salary for business analysts with a master’s degree is $90,900.
— Labor Insight from Burning Glass

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).

WPI stands out for its practical, team-based experiences that allow students to apply their education to real-world scenarios. These experiential opportunities also provide students the opportunity to gain leadership skills and build their professional networks.

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

Students give their WPI education a return-on-investment rating of 93 out of 99
— Princeton Review

MS in Business Analytics Online Curriculum

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.

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.

About the Foisie Business School

The Foisie Business School is grounded in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and integrates these elements into its graduate programs. Students receive a world-class education that prepares them to lead at the intersection of technology and business.

A project-based approach to learning and doing informs our curriculum and always considers the ethical and social context to what we do. Our students take advantage of the university’s strong relationships with technology-intensive organizations around the world.

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.

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