Master of Science in Business Analytics


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Program Overview

  • Ranked #1for working professionals by Washington Monthly

  • WASC/WESaccredited & recognized

  • 15 MonthsProgram Duration

  • 30 September, 2022Next Start Date

Business analytics is a field of explosive growth and opportunity. Golden Gate University’s Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program opens the door to this lucrative world by providing the knowledge and skills needed to apply data analytics to real-world business issues. Graduates leave the program with a “toolkit” of statistical and analytic theory, processes, tools, and techniques, which can support strategic decision-making.

EligibilityGGU's admissions committee will review the professional and academic profile of applicants. Work experience, professional achievements, and other skills will be considered. Minimum eligibility is a bachelor's degree in any specialization.
Mode of Teaching & ExamsLive online with optional Immersion
Medium of InstructionEnglish
Scholarship AvailabilityYes—70% of program fee for qualified applicants
Duration15 Months
Total Credits36

$100 Million in Scholarship Opportunities

Golden Gate University (GGU) is partnering with upGrad to help you achieve your educational goals. Our high-quality, practice-based degree programs, taught by teacher practitioners from the heart of San Francisco’s financial and high-tech district, are now affordable and accessible to students around the world. Up to 5,000 eligible students may receive a 70% scholarship toward their tuition.

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Program Benefits

    Opens the door to the lucrative analytics world by providing courses that are designed for the direct application of analytics to address real-world business challenges

    Achieve ability to identify and build business metrics to measure and create impact and assess how the business processes are helping in organization's strategy

    Learn advanced concepts of Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and how these techniques are used in tech companies

    Live webinars and hands-on practice sessions will be conducted by industry experts

    5000 students are eligible for 70% scholarships

    Analyze problems and propose their solutions in real-world scenarios as part of the project work and Capstone


  • Foundations of Business Analytics (3 Credits)

    Foundations of Business Analytics

  • Enterprise Performance Management & Metrics (3 Credits)

    Enterprise Performance Management & Metrics

  • Managing Data Structures (3 Credits)

    Managing Data Structures

  • Business Intelligence (3 Credits)

    Business Intelligence

  • Advanced Statistical Analysis with R (3 Credits)

    Advanced Statistical Analysis with R

  • Advanced Statistical Analysis with Python (3 Credits)

    Advanced Statistical Analysis with Python

  • Big Data Ecosystem (3 Credits)

    Big Data Ecosystem

  • Natural Language Processing (3 Credits)

    Natural Language Processing

  • Machine Learning for Predictive Analytics (3 Credits)

    Machine Learning for Predictive Analytics

  • Prescriptive Analytics and Optimization (3 Credits)

    Prescriptive Analytics and Optimization

  • Web & Social Network Analytics (3 Credits)

    Web & Social Network Analytics

  • Capstone (3 Credits)


  • Data Analysis for Managers (Optional)

    Data Analysis for Managers

  1. 50+TA Sessions

  2. 1Capstone Project

  3. 1Simulation

  4. 50+Live sessions

Placement Support

  • Access to upGrad’s career center and GGU’s student account
  • High performance career coaching
  • Resume and profile building tools enabled
  • Interview preparation support provided
  • 1:1 mentorship sessions and personalized industry group sessions

Accreditations and Partners

  • wasc
  • aba
  • the state bar of california
  • association of american law schools


  • college factual
  • best graduate school
  • best online college for roi
  • sr education group
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