The Carl H. Lindner College of Business Master of Science in Business Analytics program at UC Online is nationally recognized and has a proven track record with placing students at successful, high-profile companies. Predictive Analytics Today named UC as the No.1 MS Data Science school in the country and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranked us 18th globally and 7th nationally among U.S. public universities.
The Master’s of Science in Business Analytics online program at UC provides students with expertise in descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics. Many of our graduates are working as data scientists and business analysts at world-leading companies from larger corporations, to startups across the nation.
Note: The MS-Business Analytics program is recognized as a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program. According to the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), “A common definition of STEM education […] is an interdisciplinary approach to learning where rigorous academic concepts are coupled with real-world lessons as students apply science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in contexts that make connections between school, community, work, and the global enterprise enabling the development of STEM literacy and with it the ability to compete in the new economy.” UC Lindner’s skilled faculty members bring valuable field experiences to their courses to ensure that students have the skills necessary to excel in STEM positions.
According to U.S. News, Business Analytics Business “is the science of using data to build mathematical models and arrive at decisions that have value for a company or organization, Bertsimas says. This is relevant in nearly every field, whether it’s medicine, technology, retail or real estate”.
The MSBA presented by the Carl H. Lindner College of Business at UC Online was designed for the individual who is currently working and needs the flexibility to balance the workload of a challenging and rewarding degree with their personal and work life. Asynchronous classes allow you to complete coursework on your time. There are three learning outcomes which include, business analytics, data science, and data visualization that you can follow based on your career goals. You will gain expertise in predictive, prescriptive, and descriptive analytics. UC prides itself on its business partnerships which aid in providing real-world projects and learnings to prepare a student for the workforce.
The Lindner College of Business has been AACSB accredited since 1906. Less than one-third of U.S business school programs and only 15% of school programs worldwide meet the rigorous standards of AACSB international accreditation. The value of this accreditation is paramount to business students and the schools they attend. AACSB ensures that schools deliver a high-quality education to their students by demanding accredited colleges pursue high stands and provide continuously relevant business education to students.
For over 115 years, our students and graduates have achieved great success in business and service, our academic programs have earned national acclaim, and our faculty and subject matter experts have sparked innovation and insights through cutting-edge research. The Lindner College of Business empowers business problem solvers to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges. Leveraging the power of academic and inclusive excellence The Lindner College of Business offers transformation that is
While most students worry about what job they are going to find post-graduation, graduates with a Master’s in Business Analytics from UC Online will find themselves asking, “Which one do I want to take?”. Data science is a job title that has just recently been introduced. Companies like Amazon, P&G, Fifth Third, and Tesla are willing to pay top dollar for this role. There has been a huge increase in available data over the last few years which has created increased demand from companies who need people to decipher, analyze, and present this data to make meaningful business decisions. Take some time to review our Careers Page to learn more about where graduates from UC have found jobs and the outlook on demand for these positions.
Data science and business analytics are distinct areas of study that are often used interchangeably that do share a common goal of organizing large amounts of data to make meaningful business decisions.
These fields have their differences but they share common goal of using large amounts of data to make meaningful business decisions. You can read more here on our blog that discusses the careers in each fields and their average salaries. View an info-graphic explaining the differences by clicking the image.
Learning Outcomes Based on Career Goals
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Your master’s in business analytics prepares you to lead business decisions in a number of roles with titles such as:
According to business.uc.edu/career-services, our latest graduate class had an average starting salary of $106,000.
Students work on real-world projects and learn skills in data visualization, statistical modeling, data mining, optimization, and simulation in order to proficiently analyze large datasets and to generate actionable insights.
Students wishing to enroll as full time student for the Master’s in Business Analytics program need to refer to our on-campus program during this time.
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