Master of Science in Business Data Analytics
West Virginia University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Business Data Analytics is an online business analytics degree from West Virginia University for those interested in both prescriptive analytics and data science for business.  With prescriptive techniques, techniques from operations research, operations management, and global supply chains are used to help businesses make better decisions while data science for business uses data management technologies and techniques to help these organizations make better use of the large-scale data they collect to optimize business outcomes.  Through this highly reputable online data science degree, students learn to use data science to solve business issues.  Using “big data,” you will be able to apply data analytics to enhance decision making and better understand trends and competitive drives in industries. 

Topics covered include:

  • Statistical techniques
  • Data mining
  • Utilizing databases
  • Analytical tools

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

AACSB International (AACSB)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Two low residencies required; one at the start and the other during the capstone project