The W. P. Carey Master of Science in Business Analytics (MS‑BA) degree at Arizona State University develops the tools you need for a growing career field, while giving you the flexibility to learn on your schedule. Delivered entirely online, you’ll discover how to derive value from data, lead data-driven analyses, and create a business advantage across markets and industries.

ASU Online offers start dates every 5 weeks.
Multiple enrollment sessions throughout the year.
Required number of credits to complete this degree.

From smart phones to social media to the emerging "Internet of Things," companies need to manage complex data every day. This explosion of big data impacts every part of the global economy, and the demand for business analytics specialists is expected to reach 1.5 million jobs by 2018, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Program Highlights

  • A 16-month lock-step program with state-of-the-art curriculum; the same courses and world-renowned faculty as the full-time W. P. Carey MS-BA program
  • Delivered within a highly ranked AACSB-accredited business school by top-ranked departments of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
  • Career services team dedicated to the needs of working professionals
  • Five-week courses, one at a time
  • Combines analytic depth and business acumen to drive action

One of the top business schools in the country:

  • AACSB-accredited business school
  • Ranked No. 6 online MBA program by the Princeton Review
  • No. 3 online graduate business programs for veterans, No. 6 for online graduate business programs and No. 6 online MBA program by U.S. News and World Report

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Next Start Date:

08/22/2019
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Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business outperform other schools for their innovative research and impact. The school is ranked within top performers for research by the University of Texas at Dallas and was recognized as No. 1 for authoring impactful research by Technovation. W. P. Carey faculty include a Nobel Laureate, National Academy of Sciences members. Faculty and lecturers also appear in renowned journals and conferences and remain active with innovative companies to drive global impact and maintain a network of resources for students at ASU.

W. P. Carey fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe, and a student body which represents more than 100 countries.

Program Summary

Total Hours:

33

Related Careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Master of Science in Business Analytics have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the W. P. Carey School of Business.

Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of a student's first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  1. Graduate admission application and application fee
  2. Official transcripts
  3. GMAT or GRE test scores
  4. One letter of recommendation
  5. Current resume
  6. Short-answer questions
  7. Proof of English proficiency

Additional Application Information

An applicant whose native language is not English (regardless of current residency) must provide proof of English proficiency.

The letter or recommendation should comment on the student's motivation, commitment, achievements, work experience and opportunity for success in the program.

Complete application instructions may be obtained from the department's website.

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