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Suffolk University’s Online Master of Science in Business Analytics offers concentration areas to suit your career interests. Fine-tune your understanding of a focused business aspect to maximize your professional value to potential employers.
Gain hands-on experience with up-to-date reporting technology and financial analysis to make informed operational decisions.
Learn the key principles of value-based financial management.
Become familiar with major health issues and institutions, including the settings for healthcare delivery, the providers of these services, and the public and private payers for services.
Learn from Real-World Practitioners at a Top-ranked University in the Heart of Boston
Earn your master’s in business analytics online from Suffolk University, located in downtown Boston. U.S. News & World Report listed Suffolk University as one of the top “national universities” in 2017 and 2018, and the Sawyer Business School holds AACSB accreditation, a globally recognized distinction.
At Suffolk University, you learn directly from teaching scholars and active professionals. The majority of full-time faculty members in the business analytics program have PhDs or terminal degrees, and many are active business leaders.
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Master's in Business Analytics Online Curriculum
To the right are a few sample courses from the Master's in Business Analytics online program. For additional course information, please download a program guide.
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Data Management And Modeling
Business analytics is a fast-growing industry and demand for professionals with technical aptitude, and a strategic mindset is high. According to Glassdoor, the median salary of an analytics manager is $109,170 per year. Reuters reported that the industry is expected to hit $71.1 billion by 2022. An IBM report stated that by 2022, 95% of the Fortune 500 companies would invest in big data. The online MSBA program is a great fit for those who are looking for more in-depth knowledge of big data and grow in their analytics career.
Suffolk’s MS Business Analytics online provides students with advanced analytics knowledge and skills. The combination of high-level statistics skills with strategic business thinking prepares them to dive into data and successfully communicate their findings. With the Business Analytics online degree from Suffolk University, graduates are ready to excel as financial analysts, management analysts, data engineers, marketing research analysts, or data scientists.
This course introduces the importance of information as an organizational resource, the role of big data in organizations, and the application of tools to provide high quality information.
Data Mining And Business Insights
This course develops students' capability in applying the core concepts and techniques of predictive analytics to identify opportunity, recognize patterns, predict outcomes, and recommend optimal actions within the context of organizational decision-making.
This course covers a broad collect of data mining and business intelligence techniques, and focuses on turning data and analytics into business intelligence to create business value.