Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
The Master of Science degree in Business Analytics provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of analytics that balances the technologies, analytical methods, and business expertise needed to glean useful information from data to make strategic business decisions. The language of business today is dependent on information and data management, and the emergence of advanced technologies for capturing, preparing, and analyzing data provides unprecedented opportunities for those with business analytics expertise that spans all industries and organizations.
Students in the Business Analytics major gain the technical, analytical, communication, decision-making, and leadership skills needed to be successful business analysts. The curriculum includes integrative capstone analysis projects, and there is an internship option for additional professional development through the on-site College of Business Administration's Career Services Office.
Core Areas of Competency:
Accreditation: This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
Graduates of the program will be able to:
For more information about graduate admissions, please visit the Graduate Studies admission website. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.
Courses for the online MS in Business Analytics cover a range of topics essential for professionals working in contemporary data-driven business roles. These include optimization and heuristic modeling, data mining, predictive analytics, machine learning, database management, and more. Students will also select 6 credit hours of elective courses that cover deeper dives into business analytics tools and techniques or their application in areas such as marketing and healthcare.
|Ohio Residents||Out of State/International*|
|Per Credit Hour||Per 3-Credit Course||Program Cost||Per Credit Hour||Per 3-Credit Course||Program Cost|
|$536||$1,608||Approximate Cost: $16,100||$546||$1,638||Approximate Cost: $16,400|
A flat rate applies to graduate students taking between 11-18 credit hours. The MSBA program will cost Ohio resident graduate students $5,896 for any semester the student takes 11-18 credit hours, and non-Ohio residents will pay the flat rate as well as an additional surcharge of $10 per credit hour.
This program also requires a $600/semester program fee (part-time student fee $270 – less than 9 credit hours and summer term).
An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $12 per credit hour. Program tuition and costs are estimated and subject to change.
Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.
The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken. Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person. Program costs are subject to change without notice.
*Out-of-state/International tuition includes a surcharge of $10 per credit hour for all students enrolled in an online program.
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