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The Master of Science in Business Analytics at UMass Lowell integrates theory and practice, giving students a solid foundation of analytical skills that can be used to solve real-world problems.
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Business analytics is the process of transforming raw data into business intelligence and insight. As companies generate more data at ever faster rates, the need for business analytics professionals is growing. The Master of Science in Business Analytics program will help you:
UMass Lowell undergraduate students with a 3.0 GPA or better have the opportunity to save time and money by earning a bachelor's and a master's degree in a little as five years. Students can continue from bachelor’s to master’s level studies within their own department. Or students can apply to a program in a different department to create a set of skills to meet emerging needs in the workplace and their own academic interests.
Please refer to the UMass Lowell Graduate Catalog for the latest information about admission, courses, retention, degree and thesis requirements.
Take advantage of leading-edge analytics software and hardware, including SAS, R, Tableau and Bloomberg terminals. A capstone project will connect you with industry partners to solve real-world problems using business analytics tools.
Students may enroll in the MSBA program on a full or part-time basis. Courses are available in the fall, spring and summer semesters, allowing full-time students to complete the program in as little as one calendar year. Students may take courses during the day or evening.
Private and public firms in fields as diverse as health care, finance, logistics and marketing need business analysts to help identify and solve problems related to forecasting, customer relationship management and revenue optimization. Experts predict in the next 10 years there will be hundreds of thousands of jobs in business analytics.