Earn Your Master’s in Business Analytics (MSBA) Online from Pepperdine University
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Advance Your Career with an Online Business Analytics Degree from Pepperdine
Companies worldwide are embracing a digital transformation: today, every business must be supported by relevant, accurate data.
The online Master of Science in Business Analytics program at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School prepares you to become a data translator who provides valuable, comprehensive insights that move the needle.
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), has a long-standing legacy of teaching professionals to lead intelligently while demonstrating personal integrity, sound decision-making, and broad thinking.
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School strives to admit a diverse student body, with applicants who have a variety of academic backgrounds and life experiences. Our online MS in Business Analytics program is designed for business professionals with at least three years of relevant career experience. To apply, you must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
There will not be a May 2022 cohort for the M.S. in Business Analytics program.
On-Campus MS in Business Analytics
During our year-long, STEM-designated on-campus MS in Business Analytics program, you’ll tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing business today from both a decision-sciences and information-systems perspective.
Tuition for the online master’s in business analytics program for the 2021–2022 academic year is $1,900 per unit. The online program comprises 31 units. Additional fees can be expected each semester, including travel and accommodations for one required on-campus immersion.
You may be eligible for federal student aid and private scholarship opportunities to help fund your graduate education. To learn more about financing your education, visit our Tuition and Financial Aid page.
Master Data. Move the Needle.
Learn how to leverage the latest tools and models to discover invaluable insights for organizations.
The main focus of this course is both understanding and designing innovative business processes that accomplish desired outcomes. During the course, students will learn how to:
Assess how business processes are set up and why.
Master Visio and learn how to use it to innovate current processes.
Effectively communicate solutions to leadership.
Big Data Management
This course provides an understanding of the business value of big data and how to leverage it to achieve positive outcomes. During the course, students will learn:
How companies are using big data to solve the problems they are facing.
How to use tools like SQL and Hadoop for big data manipulation and management.
The regulatory issues in the big data space.
The online MS in Business Analytics program can be completed in as little as one year on an accelerated schedule or up to 24 months part time. As part of the program, you will also attend an immersion in Los Angeles.
Pepperdine faculty are accomplished leaders who have worked for companies like Hilton, Honda, and PepsiCo, and are passionate about their work and their students. Our 13:1 student-faculty ratio means your professors can take the time to truly get to know you, mentor you, and support your academic and professional journey.
Mark Chun, PhD
Department Chair of Decision Sciences‚ Information Systems‚ and Strategy
Dr. Mark Chun has worked for companies such as Intel Corporation, PepsiCo/Taco Bell, Coopers & Lybrand, and the Bank of Hawaii. His research focuses on the use of information technology to create value and transform organizations. He has also researched the integration of information systems, knowledge management, and change management.
Earning a master’s in business analytics online prepares you to pursue a variety of roles across several industries. Here is a sample of the types of areas in which you could apply your skills:
supply chain management
Career Demand and Salary Expectations
The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the demand for operations research analysts to increase 26 percent by 2028. In 2019, the median pay for that position was $84,810.2
Here are other positions that you could pursue after earning your master’s in business analytics online:
business intelligence analyst
business data analyst
business analyst manager
business analyst consultant
California Roots. Global Reach.
The network you gain is as important as the skills you learn. When you choose Pepperdine, you join a diverse community of 40,000 students, faculty, and alumni around the globe who are thinking boldly about business while leading with purpose.
Take the next step today toward earning a specialized business master’s degree from Pepperdine University—named a top-50 national university in 2021.3
Ready to apply? Earn your MS in Business Analytics online from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School in as few as 12 months.
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