Online Master’s in Business Analytics

The world runs on data. Join the race to the top.

Expertly curated by Silicon Valley leaders, the Online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program from the Leavey School of Business will help you develop the analytical mindset required to solve modern business challenges. Gain key skills in data analytics, programming languages, and information technology from a business school ranked #1 in Academic Experience and Career Outcomes.1,2

Whether you want to help companies break into big data, translate digitized business models, or uncover digital revenue opportunities, the standout faculty at SCU Leavey and the cutting-edge courses they design will more than prepare you for your next steps. And by earning your MSBA online in as few as 15 months, you can accomplish it all without compromising your career or other priorities.

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Big Data. Big Opportunities.
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Woman and two men standing on SCU's campus
Big Data. Big Opportunities.

Expertly curated by Silicon Valley leaders, the Online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program from the Leavey School of Business will help you develop the analytical mindset required to solve modern business challenges. Gain key skills in data analytics, programming languages, and information technology from a business school ranked #1 in Academic Experience and Career Outcomes.1,2

Whether you want to help companies break into big data, translate digitized business models, or uncover digital revenue opportunities, the standout faculty at SCU Leavey and the cutting-edge courses they design will more than prepare you for your next steps. And by earning your MSBA online in as few as 15 months, you can accomplish it all without compromising your career or other priorities.

Wield the Power of Business Analytics

Here, big data defines big opportunities. The Online Master of Science in Business Analytics program helps you master the theories and practices needed to become a leader at any point in your career, in any organization. Throughout the program, you'll develop a deep understanding of data analysis, business analytics, and information technology to build an enduring foundation for your future.

The SCU MSBA online program will train you to become an expert in:

  • Programming languages (SQL, Python, and R)
  • Statistics
  • Business analytics
  • Information technology
  • Database management
  • Machine learning
  • Cloud computing
  • Data visualization
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With these skills, the full power and use cases of numerous data types are at your disposal. And, with a wide range of elective courses to choose from, you can narrow your focus to a business-forward or analytics-driven path. All in all, our cutting-edge curriculum—which was designed by an advisory board of Silicon Valley leaders—will help you influence decisions that are poised to perform.

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Data is in Demand. You Could Be, Too.

#3

In job satisfaction for data scientists3

Top 20

Fastest-growing occupations4

Modern firms collect and create mass volumes of information, but they lack the analytical skills to extract insights and derive value from their unorganized (and sometimes archaic) datasets. With so much valuable data on the line, companies are increasingly invested in finding the right people to help them capitalize on it—and they’re paying them well, too.

Data Science Salaries in the Bay Area

Data scientist
Average salary: $163,1395

Database administrator
Average salary: $101,0006

Machine learning engineer
Average salary: $132,0917

The Business Analytics Board of Advisors

How do we know the Online MSBA program will help you get hired? Every course and every outcome is influenced by Santa Clara University’s seasoned business educators and some of the most innovative minds in Silicon Valley: the MS Business Analytics Advisory Board. With experience at renowned companies like Intel, Google, and Salesforce, the Board of Advisors is made up of 13 industry leaders who have lent their talent, expertise, and vision to construct our curriculum, ensuring it prepares you to thrive in today’s business environments.

Carolyn Evans
Carolyn Evans
Chief Economist, Intel Corporation
Ivan Galea
Ivan J. Galea
Vice President, Head of Analytics, Atlassian
Arnnon Geshuri
Arnnon Geshuri
Chief Human Resources Officer, Teladoc Health
Anil Kamath
Anil Kamath
Fellow & VP Technology, Adobe
Arvind KC
Arvind KC
Vice President of Engineering, Google
Michael Li
Michael Li
Vice President of Data, Coinbase
Phil Mui
Phil Mui
Senior Vice President of Technology, Salesforce
Bratin Saha
Bratin Saha
VP and GM, Machine Learning Services, Amazon AI
Jacob Sisk
Jacob Sisk
Chief Data Science, Nubank
Prahala Thota
Prahalad Thota
VP of Analytics, Meta
Tim Tully
Tim Tully
Partner, Menlo Ventures
Previously Senior VP and CTO at Splunk
James Wu
James Wu
VP and GM, Nvidia
Elissa Fink
Elissa Fink
Board Member, Talend, Qumolo, and Pantheon Platform

Master’s in Business Analytics Courses

Every course in the Online MSBA curriculum is informed by the hiring criteria used by Silicon Valley firms. Through meaningful discussions, thought-provoking coursework, and technical skills activities, you’ll emerge as an advanced business analyst with an unparalleled skill set.

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Silicon Valley is Our Campus—And Our Classroom

Gain direct access to faculty, alumni, and a closely-knit cohort who work for leading Fortune 500 companies and iconic Silicon Valley corporations. Benefit from their advice and connections to build your skills and advance your career.

Cisco
Meta
Apple
LinkedIn
Samsung Research America
Ernst & Young
Google
Tara AI
Roku

But What Do Our Students Say?

Learn more about what SCU’s Online Master of Science in Business Analyticsdegree has to offer from a program alum.

SCU Leavey MSBA Student Testimonial
SCU Leavey MSBA StudentTestimonial
SCU Leavey MSBA Student Testimonial

Video Transcript

Nydia McGregor: Welcome, everybody. Thank you for joining us today. We're going to talk to you a little bit today about our Masters in Science and Business Analytics program.

Jeff Lupker: I'm Jeff Lupker. I was in second cohort of MSBA. [inaudible 00:00:18] of central of Silicon Valley with all the opportunities here. It seemed like a perfect marriage between a great education with plentiful opportunities.

Nydia McGregor: What advice would you give to someone who's thinking about starting the program or who's on the precipice of starting at MSBA?

Jeff Lupker: If you really have an interest in all things data, data analytics, data engineering even, this was a really great program.

Online Master’s in Business Analytics Admissions Deadlines

Jul
18
Preferred Deadline
July 18
Fall 2024 Term
Aug
10
Priority Deadline
August 10
Fall 2024 Term
Aug
30
Application Deadline
August 30
Fall 2024 Term
Sep
23
Next Start
September 23
Fall 2024 Term

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