Master of Science in Business Analytics

The Fall 2024 application deadline for the Master of Science in Business Analytics has passed and the cohort has been filled. The next deadline for the Fall 2025 cohort is October 1.

Our data-rich world provides abundant opportunities for those who thrive on making strategic decisions based on analytics. Those who seek hidden opportunities and solutions in the complex data collected every day. People capable of relaying data-enabled insights in concise and compelling ways. Big data means countless opportunities for future leaders with the skills to harness, interpret, and leverage data that drives change.

The Providence College Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) degree program is your key to entering the booming business analytics field. Delivered by expert faculty from both the School of Business and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, the PC MSBA is a rigorous, quantitative program that blends best practices from math, computer science, finance, and operations management. As a result, you learn more than the field’s current programs. You also learn the critical thinking skills required to adapt as the tools of the profession evolve.

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Benefits of a PCSB MS in Business Analytics Degree

The PC Master of Science in Business Analytics degree teaches cutting-edge business analytic tools, as well as the reasoning and visualization skills needed to identify meaningful data, interpret data, and design informed, strategic action. Upon graduation, graduates will:

  • Understand descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive forms of analytics.
  • Know when and how to apply various analytic tools.
  • Understand how analytics improves decision-making through a value chain.
  • Obtain hands-on experience with an array of analytical tools and software, including R, Python, SQL, and Tableau.
  • Effectively tell a story with data to a range of stakeholders.
  • Apply knowledge and skills in a real world consulting project.

Students do not need a business, math, or computer science background to succeed in the PC MSBA. It is open to those with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline. People interested in analytical careers in public policy, social service, health care management, IT, government, economics, insurance, scientific research, as well as financial services, human resources, logistics, marketing, accounting, operations, and more would all learn the skills needed to excel in this lucrative field.

MS Business Analytics Curriculum

Well-Known Quality with Surprisingly Affordable Tuition

At the Providence College School of Business, we’re shaping a different kind of business education – teaching people the skills they need to find common ground, thoughtfully analyze options, and contribute ethically to solutions together. Our students learn a versatile, collaborative, problem-solving approach that makes them indispensable to employers and personally fulfilled.

The Providence College faculty are known nationally for their expertise in analytics. They are also teaching experts who design engaging courses and are committed to your success.

We understand that a graduate degree is an investment. An investment of your time and money in yourself, your career, and your future. However, that doesn’t mean it has to cost a fortune. In fact, the Providence College MSBA is surprisingly affordable. Our tuition rates are lower than many other area programs and financial aid is available for full-time students.

The Providence College School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, a distinction held by only 5 percent of business schools worldwide.

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