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MS in Business Analytics

The STEM Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) is an accelerated, 13-month program with a team-based structure that creates a rich and diverse learning environment. Students work both in teams and independently to complete the coursework.

The MSBA curriculum combines information systems technologies, data modeling, and analytics with business acumen and impactful communications to develop the skills necessary to become a successful business analyst with excellent potential for professional growth. The program is designed and delivered in collaboration with local businesses to provide a realistic business orientation, increasing your skill relevance in the professional marketplace.

All classes are taught by Ph.D. level faculty who are extensively published and experienced in relevant areas.  Faculty consult with local companies to develop realistic, demanding analytics projects that prepare students to excel in the workplace.


Gain analytical expertise and real-world business savvy.

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STEM MSBA Program Highlights

  • Learn analytics tools: Python, R, SAS, SAS Enterprise Miner, Tableau
  • STEM designated program that provides additional benefits for international students
  • Gain analytics skills/techniques: Data mining, data modeling, data visualization, discrete choice modeling, machine learning, prediction algorithms, programming, statistical analysis, textual analysis, web scraping
  • 30-credit-hours in a team-based format
  • $30,000 bundled tuition and fees – regardless of residency
  • A competitive paid internship is available for those who qualify*
  • Work with real world company data and projects to solve real business issues through a capstone consulting project
  • Graduate with a SAS analytics certificate included in the curriculum
  • Personalized communication coaching to support your success
  • Lifetime career support through the Ulmer Career Center
  • Interact with corporate speakers and network with influential employers and experts
  • On-campus program in state-of-the-art facilities

*competitive and not guaranteed



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Graduate Internships

Competitive paid internship opportunities* are a cornerstone of the MBA/MSBA experience.   *Competitive-based and not guaranteed

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College of Business, Suite 074
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: (502) 852-2169
msba@louisville.edu

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