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Business Analytics | Master of Science

Online MS in business analytics with residencies

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, you can be that data translator.

Be the driver behind data-driven decisions 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 analytics degree in as little as 18 months

With Hamline’s program, you can quickly become a business analyst. Taking just eight courses, which you can complete in just four terms, 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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The online MS in Business Analytics advantage

Our master's program is designed to enhance your career, not hinder it. That's why we offer a online-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.

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."

We're here to help you with career planning

You don’t have to navigate your career on your own. Beginning with orientation, our career advisor will guide you in developing your own individual career plan that will best meet your professional goals.

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Not ready to start a master's degree? Start with a certificate

Not ready to start the business analytics degree but want to keep propelling your career forward? Our business analytics certificates are a great way to sample our program, get advanced credentials, and you can apply the credits you earn toward your master's degree when you're ready. 

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