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    Master of Science in Business Analytics

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  • Be the driver behind data-driven decisions.

    Data, analytics, and privacy are shaping the 21st-century competitive landscape. Businesses are collecting more data than ever and need skilled analysts who can analyze, organize, and communicate the story of data into actionable information for business leaders. You can be that data translator.

    Request more information to become the force that drives your company forward with Hamline’s Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), where you will:

    • Build a solid foundation in the modeling underlying “Big Data Analytics” as well as information governance and the ethical considerations of how we use that data.

    • Dive into techniques of analyzing data, including machine learning, and their practical application to real business problems.

    • Understand the business context of the data and apply your analysis to actionable applications, presenting your findings in meaningful and compelling ways.

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  • Master of Science in Business Analytics Program Overview

    Balance work and school

    Hybrid: the majority of your coursework will be online, with on-campus events once every eight weeks, Friday 2-6:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Start sooner

    With three start dates per year, you can can enroll in summer (May), fall (September), or winter/spring (January). See admission requirements.

    Finish faster

    Get your master's degree in as few as four semesters. 

  • Hybrid Format

    You get the best of a hybrid model with the flexibility and convenience of an online program with the hands-on learning of in-class instruction.

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  • Courses

    Courses focusing on topics such as data visualization and data quality and management give you the best preparation to meet the demands of today’s employers.

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  • Tuition

    Affordable tuition from a prestigious, private, nonprofit university makes your master’s in business analytics a cost-effective option.

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  • Scholarships

    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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    "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."

    Jake Goudey MSBA '20


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