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Master of Science in Business Analytics

FAU’s Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) provides graduates with a business perspective on emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), as drivers of innovation. Students gain expertise and in-demand skills for deciphering relevant data, analyzing it to uncover trends and recognize patterns, translating the analysis into valuable insights about performance and processes, and using it to make informed strategic decisions across industries.

Why Earn a Master's in Business Analytics?

A Master's in Business Analytics prepares students to succeed in the rapidly growing analytics landscape where businesses must leverage emerging technologies, current trends in business intelligence, and tools for analytics to stay competitive. Expertise in deciphering relevant data, analyzing it to uncover trends and recognize patterns, translating the analysis into valuable insights about performance and processes, and using it to make informed strategic decisions is in high demand across industries.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and analyze relevant data
  • Decipher data to uncover trends and identify patterns
  • Translate data into valuable insights
  • Understand business perspective, challenges and opportunities of AI
  • Plan, manage, maintain AI projects
  • Create reports with data visualization tools
  • Make data-driven improvements to performance and processes
  • Apply data mining, text mining, and predictive analysis tools
  • Understand key web analytics metrics to assess goals and ROI of social media

Sample of Career Roles:

  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Management Analyst
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Assistant Director of Business Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence Senior Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Marketing Strategist/Manager
  • Software Developer
  • Budget Analyst
  • Market and Social Media Researchers

Learning Methodology

A variety of learning methods are employed throughout the program. Case studies, computer simulations of challenging, competitive business situations, problem-solving discussions, team presentations, individual study, lectures, visual presentations, guest speakers, and assigned readings are regularly used. Students also complete research and analytical studies to develop strategic thinking abilities.

On-Campus Program Information

  • Courses are every Monday and Wednesday at the Boca Raton Campus, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Students may attend live virtual during class hours
  • 12 months/ 30 credit hours
  • Program starts every Spring (January) and Fall (August) of each year
  • Program Fees: 
    • $27,000 
    • $900 per credit hour 
  • Program fees are the same for Florida Residents, Out-of-State Residents & International Students
  • Full-Service administrative support
  • Exclusive access to online academic database, state-of-the-art classrooms, study rooms, and facilities

Online Program Information

  • Courses are held fully online, with no residency commitment
  • 12 months/ 30 credit hours
  • 8-week terms, Completely Online
  • Program starts every Spring (January), Summer (May), and Fall (August) of each year
  • Program Fees:
    • $27,000
    • $900 per credit hour (excluding textbooks)
  • Program Fees are the same for Florida Residents, Out-of-State Residents & International Students
  • Full-Service administrative support
  • Exclusive access to online academic database, state-of-the-art classrooms, study rooms, and facilities
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AACSB Accreditation

Proud member of AACSB, the premier accreditation agency for business schools

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Best Part-Time MBA

Ranked among the best part-time MBA programs

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Best Undergrad. Business

Recognized for best undergrad. business

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Best Online Grad. Business

Selected among the best for online master's in business (non-MBA)

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Best Online MBA

Ranked for best online MBA programs

Online Veterans MBA

Best Online MBA for Veterans

Honored as a best online MBA program for veterans

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Best Online Grad Business for Veterans

Selected as a best online grad business program for veterans

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Top-50 in Entrepreneurship

Third consecutive ranking from The Princeton Review

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Best International Business

#19 undergrad. by U.S. News & World Report

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

#27 for best online bachelor's in business

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Phil Smith and Adams Centers named ACTA Oases of Excellence

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