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Online Master's in Business Analytics Degree (MSBA)

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Succeed in Today’s Data-Driven Economy with an Online MSBA Degree

100% Online

17 – 20 Months

32 Credit Hours

$1,220 per Credit Hour

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The online Master’s in Business Analytics is currently under review and is not accepting applications at this time.

Bolster Your Skills with an Online Master’s in Business Analytics

Our part-time, STEM-designated online master’s degree in business analytics will equip you with the in-demand knowledge and skills required to design, build and leverage data-driven business projects across top industries, including finance, marketing, healthcare and sports management. In just 17—20 months, you’ll be ready to transform your career by harnessing the power of data.

The Brandeis MSBA program is also offered on-campus.

Program Details

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In-Depth Business MSBA Degree Curriculum

8 Courses

32 Total Credits

Our immersive master’s in business analytics online curriculum is taught by expert faculty. Courses incorporate case studies and real-world datasets from diverse industries to help students build foundational knowledge in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. You’ll also explore industry-standard computational programming languages, packages and frameworks including R, RStudio, Python, scikit-learn, Jupyter Notebook, SQL, ggplot, Tableau, PyTorch and Keras. Apply the skills and competencies required to solve real-world business challenges through interactive work with your instructors and classmates.

Course Highlights

  • Business Value of Business Analytics
  • Computational Tools and Mathematical Modeling
  • Industry-Specific Business Use Cases
Curriculum Details

Start Your Journey to an Online MSBA Degree

Start your application process with the support of the Brandeis team. During the application process, your enrollment counselor will answer questions, help you meet application deadlines and connect you with faculty in the online MSBA program.

Online Application FormApply Now.
Official TranscriptsSend official transcript(s) from every college or university attended.
Prerequisite DegreeYou must have a four-year bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or equivalent.
Additional Requirements
  • Include an updated resume that outlines your current and recent work history.
  • A statement of goals: Contain at least 500 words, address why you are pursuing a graduate degree and describe how the program outcomes will help you achieve your professional and personal goals.
  • One letter of recommendation from a current or former supervisor, manager or employer who can assess your workplace performance: Add their information to the online application and they’ll receive a link to upload the letter. You can submit multiple recommendation letters.

International Students

International students must satisfy additional admissions requirements to be admitted to our master’s degree in business analytics online program.

English Proficiency Score
  • Internet-based TOEFL: 100
  • IELTS: 7

You are exempt from this if you meet one of the following conditions:

  1. Will complete, or have already completed, at least three full-time academic years of a bachelor’s degree program (ESL and online coursework not included) in a designated country.
  2. Have completed at least one full-time academic year of graduate study (online coursework not included) at the time the application is submitted in a designated country.
  3. Have worked full-time for at least three consecutive years, within the past four years, in a designated country.
  4. Have earned a bachelor’s degree from the American University of Beirut, the American University in Cairo, the American University of Paris, the American University of Puerto Rico, the American University of Rome or the American University of Sharjah.
Course Evaluation If you earned your degree outside the United States, you must submit your records (official transcripts/mark sheets) for a course-by-course evaluation by either Education Credential Evaluators (ECE) of Madison, Wisconsin, or World Education Services (WES) of New York, New York. Applicants are responsible for the evaluation fee.

Apply today to ensure you meet our key admission dates. Start your online application. If you have any questions, reach out to our admissions team at 781-352-4318.

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Cost per Credit Hour$1,220
Total Credit Hours32
Total Estimated Cost$39,040
Additional Fees$500 enrollment deposit (paid when offer is accepted and goes toward cost of course)
Other Costs to Budget ForThe estimated tuition cost does not include factors like textbooks and supplies.

Military Students

Brandeis welcomes active military, veterans and their spouses. We are a proud Yellow Ribbon School. Our military students and their families receive a 15% tuition discount. Speak with your enrollment counselor for more information.

Financial Aid Opportunities

With the help of our team, you’ll learn about financial aid eligibility so that you can make sound financial decisions while achieving your career goals. Your financial aid options may include federal loans provided through the FAFSA.

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Pursue In-Demand Analytics Careers

Data is driving the future of business. Professionals who understand how to leverage business analytics are positioned to fill vital organizational roles. Pursue impactful career opportunities in a growing field with an online MSBA degree from Brandeis International Business School.

Top Jobs for Business Analytics Graduates

Business Analytics Director $203,068 per year1

Data Engineer $114,945 per year2

Program Outcome

Our master’s in business analytics online courses are created and taught by professionals who are experts in the field. In just 17—20 months, you will gain insightful knowledge into how models are applied to different industries and business challenges.

What You’ll Learn

Learn from Experts in Business Analytics

In the master’s in business analytics program, the material you explore is shaped by subject-matter experts. Our curriculum is taught by faculty who are active professionals in the field of business analytics. They customize courses for online delivery and bring real-world experiences to their classrooms. To get to know the instructors, visit our faculty page.

Ahmad Namini

Ahmad Namini

Faculty Spotlight

Ahmad Namini, Professor of the Practice of Business Analytics

Dr. Ahmad Namini is the Professor of the Practice of Business Analytics at Brandeis International Business School. He teaches computer programming, quantitative analysis, machine learning and sports analytics courses. In the past, Dr. Namini has served as a quantitative analyst/developer, desk strategist, analytics head and CTO in the fixed-income and credit derivative spaces for two investment banks and hedge funds. He has worked with firms to build and design product and service applications for corporate entities such as startups, investment firms and data and analytics providers. He has a PhD in Computational Mechanics from the University of Maryland and has written numerous refereed journal articles, presented at national and international conferences and contributed to open-source projects. He started his career as a faculty member at the University of Miami for 10 years, where he developed an NSF-funded research program in computational aeroelastic stability of long-span bridges.

Faculty Spotlight

Blake LeBaron, Professor of International Economics in the Brandeis International Business School

A specialist in high-technology finance, Blake LeBaron’s research deals with domestic and international financial markets. He is involved in empirical and theoretical studies of asset market behavior. The latter area involves building “artificial stock markets” with simulated computer traders. He teaches courses in risk management and forecasting. A former faculty member at the University of Wisconsin, he holds a PhD from the University of Chicago.

Blake LeBaron

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Brandeis University has online education down to a science with decades of experience. Our faculty members, who are trained to teach online, create and refresh courses infused with best practices to optimize your learning experience. The platform is virtual, but the connections are real.

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  1., Business Analytics Directors, on the internet at (visited July 27, 2023).
  2., Data Engineers, on the internet at (visited July 25, 2023).