Back to Blog Set Yourself Apart with UC Online’s New Master of Science in Business Analytics Degree BlogUC Online News Share Share on FacebookFollow us on LinkedInShare on PinterestShare via Email Looking to advance your business career? In the University of Cincinnati Online’s Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program, you’ll gain expertise in descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics — on a schedule that accommodates your personal and professional needs. Led by our world-class instructors and industry practitioners, our revolutionary curriculum provides you with evidence-based skills that are relevant and applicable to the data science industry. Plus, as a member of our professionally diverse student body, you’ll learn from the experiences of not just your professors but your classmates as well — and you’ll do it all online, connecting with our corporate partners located across Ohio and throughout the United States. What is Business Analytics? Business analytics is a subcategory of business intelligence in which data mining, predictive analytics, and statistical analysis are applied in order to analyze and transform data into useful information; to identify and anticipate trends and outcomes; and to ultimately make smarter, data-driven business decisions. Unlike the generalist MBA degree, in which fundamental management knowledge is imparted, the MSBA degree is a more technologically focused program designed to meet the evolving needs of modern, data-rich business environments. Is a Business Analytics Degree Right for Me? This degree is well-suited for students with a quantitative analytics or technical background (mathematics, engineering, statistics, science, economics, etc.) who are interested in pursuing careers in the diverse fields of business analytics and data science. No matter your personal or professional situation, our fully online format is specifically designed to fit around — and support — your unique lifestyle. Plus, from application to graduation you’ll enjoy an encouraging, collegial atmosphere guided by faculty dedicated to you and your fellow classmates. What is the Career Outlook for an MSBA Graduate? Graduates of UC Online’s MSBA program are routinely accepted into leading roles within successful, high-profile companies. Our alumni work as data analysts, chief technology officers, chief data officers, application architects, project managers, market research analysts, and more. Employers of our graduates include: Amazon Apple Inc. Capital One Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Citibank NBC Universal Paypal Tesla Zulily Expand Your Career. Take the Next Step. As one of the top 10 business analytics programs in the United States — and #18 in the world — the Lindner College of Business’ online MSBA program is annually recognized for our proven curriculum, successful graduates, and real-world exposure to industry leaders. Here, you’ll gain the skills necessary to succeed in data visualization, statistical modeling, data mining, optimization, and simulation — and you’ll do it all at a pace that works for your lifestyle. Ready to learn more? Explore our online programs to discover how you can achieve your goals with a degree from the University of Cincinnati Online; or take the first step in advancing your career by beginning your application today.