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Master of Science in Business Analytics

Be the driver behind data-driven decisions

Data and privacy shape our competitive landscapes. Businesses collect more data than ever and need skilled analysts to interpret, organize, and communicate the story of data into actionable information for business leaders. With Hamline's Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), you can be that data translator.

Become the force that drives your company forward, and:

  • Build a solid foundation in modeling “big data analytics,” as well as information governance and the ethics of how to use that data
  • Dive into techniques of analyzing data, including machine learning, and apply practical solutions to real business problems
  • Understand the business behind the data, apply your analysis to actionable applications, and present your findings in meaningful ways

Finish your specialized coursework in as few as four terms

With Hamline’s program, you can quickly become a business analyst. Taking just eight courses, you’ll expand your quantitative and analytical expertise and be prepared to work in one of the fastest-growing fields in the nation.

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Affordable tuition from a prestigious, private, nonprofit university makes your master’s in business analytics a great investment.

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Your education could become even more affordable. Find out if you are eligible for one of several scholarships or tuition discounts.

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Affordability is important to you—and to us. Explore our competitive financial aid options for your master’s degree.

Hamline did a great job of including some of the traditional business coursework, but it really was an analytically focused degree. Faculty members did a great job of teaching those content areas."

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The hybrid advantage

Our master's program is designed to enhance your career, not hinder it. That's why we offer a hybrid format. It provides the flexibility of an online program with the community of an on-campus experience. You'll be able to network with professors and peers without sacrificing your schedule. The majority of your coursework will be online, with on-campus events once every eight weeks, Fridays from 2 to 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.