Master’s in Business Analytics

No. 1 MS Data Science school in the country.
- Predictive Analytics Today

The University of Cincinnati’s Master of Science in Business Analytics program is nationally recognized and has a proven track record with placing students at successful, high-profile companies. Predictive Analytics Today named UC as the No.1 MS in Data Science school in the country and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranked us 18th globally and 7th nationally among U.S. public universities. Financial aid is available in the form of scholarships and assistantships and is awarded on a competitive basis.

Lindner's Master of Science in Business Analytics program provides you with expertise in descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics. This program begins in August and classes are offered full- or part-time. Full-time students typically complete the program in nine months or one year. Classes are available in the late afternoon, evening, and Saturday for part-time students.

Business Analytics Curriculum

In the Master’s in Business Analytics program, students work on real-world projects and learn the skills necessary to succeed in data visualization, statistical modeling, data mining, optimization, and simulation in order to proficiently analyze large datasets and generate actionable insights. Classes include Statistical Computing, Data Mining, Data Management, and Probability Models.

As part of our continual focus on the real-world application of classroom learning, corporate partners visit the University of Cincinnati campus each week to lead seminars, recruit, and interview our Master of Science in Business Analytics students. As a result, our program regularly ranks among the top 10 business analytics programs in the United States and many of our graduates are working as business analysts and data scientists at world-leading companies such as Google, Disney, Procter & Gamble, and Facebook.

Why earn a Business Analytics master’s degree?

Businesses across the country and world are looking for business analysts with at least a master’s degree. A Master of Science not only puts you ahead of the competition, but it also provides the skills needed to successfully impact business decisions. At the University of Cincinnati, we feature on-campus employer seminars and recruiting. Each week, major employers seeking analysts and technical talent present seminars, recruit, or interview MS Business Analytics students. Some companies include Tata Consultancy Services, Great American Insurance, GE Digital, Teradata, PWC, DMI, 84.51, and Fifth Third Bank.

Our convenient class options allow students to earn a life-changing degree without drastically changing their schedule. Full-time students can earn their degree in a year or less, allowing them to apply their skills in a real-world setting in just a couple of semesters. Another benefit of our MS program is the corporate and academic partnership with the Center for Business Analytics which provides real-world data analytics experience and career opportunities for students and promotes industry leadership and research to advance the field of business analytics.

Apply to our Master’s in Business Analytics program today!

The University of Cincinnati’s Master of Science in Business Analytics program is annually recognized for our proven curriculum, successful graduates, and real-world exposure to business industry leaders. This program is recognized as a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program and students also have the opportunity to earn a Data Science Graduate Certificate. Interested in learning more? Request information today!

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Michael Platt

MS BANA Academic Director, Assistant Professor-Educator, Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems

3459 Carl H. Lindner Hall

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Julie Glassmeyer

MS BANA Assistant Academic Director