Master of Science in Business Analytics

Ariel M.
Ariel M. Class of 2017


Become a part of NU’s global alumni community.
The MS in Business Analytics program includes four-week classes.
National University is San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university.

Program Overview

On Campus Online

Big data is the result of mass amounts of transactions made available to the business world for scientific research. Effectively managing and mining big data requires unique skills that are currently in high demand. The Master of Science in Business Analytics online and on-campus courses teach you to apply scientific knowledge to big data in ways that reveal practical patterns that can be used to improve business decisions. This information is invaluable in measuring the success of operations, forecasts, and strategic planning.

In the program you’ll learn to analyze data in an analytics environment and evaluate methods and technologies to organize and normalize data for use in statistical analysis. You’ll discover how to construct data files and statistical models to help guide a company in reducing costs, increasing efficiency, and reducing risk.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate methods and technologies to organize and normalize data for use in statistical analysis.
  • Construct data files and statistical models to find patterns for competitive decision making.
  • Design an analytical model to forecast prices based on the previous data patterns.
  • Apply security, privacy, and ethical measures using data and analytical models to improve organizations’ due diligence.
  • Apply the appropriate data model to analyze the performance of supply chain processes.
  • Construct analytical models to business data to achieve targeted results.

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