Milgard’s MSBA provides the best value for students. It is not just about business analytics, it is about preparing savvy digital talents for the Fourth Industrial Revolution – jobs of the future with the skills you need.
Milgard’s Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program will prepare you to thrive as an innovative leader in this data-driven digital era. The MSBA is designed for professionals who want to develop and/or sharpen their critical thinking, problem solving, information management, analytical and decision-making skills. The program is also ideal for college graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in the exciting and fast-growing field of business analytics. Students will become the next generation of savvy business analysts and digital talents: T-shaped analytical thinkers & adaptive innovators.
This work-compatible program provides students with knowledge, tools, and skills to make use of big data. Students are challenged to make effective and efficient business decisions that solve existing problems or create new opportunities, improving the performance of organizations.
This program explores innovation as a creative problem-solving capability that is applied to a wide variety of market opportunities and social/institutional challenges. Students will have the opportunity to apply concepts, principles, and methods associated with business analytics to smart digital solutions (e.g. Apple Siri, IBM Watson, Microsoft Cortana, Google Now, and Amazon Echo). The program presents real opportunities and/or problems in an application domain associated with students' area of interest.
What makes the program unique?
Direct, hands-on application of learning to real-world business problems (applied project)
Open to students of all academic backgrounds
Two Saturdays per month in person, which reduces the commute and time commitment for those maintaining full-time employment
Ready to Apply?
Due to the competitive nature of this program, the limited seats in the program fill up quickly. We therefore recommend applying as early as possible in the application cycle.