Merrimack College

Girard School of Business

MS in Business Analytics


315 Turnpike St

Andover, MA 01845

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Format: Online

Program Description:

Earn your Master of Science in Business Analytics and learn how to generate business insights from complex data sets and guide your organization toward informed and actionable decisions. Progress through your studies on a flexible schedule that allows you to work and meet the other demands in your life.

Our 8-course, 32-credit online Master of Science in Business Analytics degree prepares you to become a data-driven thinker and develop or sharpen your ability to interpret complex data and guide your organization to making more informed and actionable decisions. Progress through your studies according to your schedule with as much or as little support as you need.

Key features of our Master of Science in Business Analytics include:

Use the scientific method to plan and execute hypothesis driven analysis.

Develop a strong background in research design structure and approach.

Cover a range of statistical models, providing you flexibility to tackle both tactical and strategic business issues with many different data types.

Acquire data mining skills to harness insights from large and complex data sets.

Prepare yourself to leverage social media and other online sources to enhance marketing and business operations.

Capstone project allows you to solve real world problems including projects from your employer.The business analytics degree is offered through a unique collaboration between the School of Science & Engineering and the Girard School of Business. Professors from both schools combine to help you learn to develop engineering skills needed to function as a business analyst along with the business acumen needed to translate data sets into actionable insights that can be presented to stakeholders.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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