Master of Science in Business Analytics

Discover how to create, share, and sustain value using data. Study under renowned faculty and build a solid foundation for business decision-making. Get your degree from a world-class institution that opens doors for you across the globe.

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Master the Data that Builds Business — with the Brand that Builds Your Career

The online Master’s in Business Analytics offered by Georgetown’s prestigious McDonough School of Business — ranked as one of the top 15 business schools in North America by the Financial Times — is a 16-month program that demonstrates how to drive value-based decisions by combining leading-edge analytics and critical-business skills.

In this premier program, you will discover a rigorous curriculum designed to immerse you in a rich, experiential learning environment. It includes weekly, synchronous sessions in which you join your cohort of classmates and Georgetown’s world-class faculty in a virtual classroom to address practical business challenges. Together you will discover how to structure problems, obtain and manage data, apply analytical tools and methods, and generate insights that enhance business value.

MSBA Courses

Throughout the online Master’s in Business Analytics program, you will complete 18 courses that demonstrate how to analyze data and derive valuable insights across all business functions, and to lead change within organizations. You will explore case studies, use real-world databases, and learn how to use the latest analytics tools and technologies.

The program includes two five-day residencies where students earn credit through residency courses; meet the faculty, staff, and other students in their cohort; and connect to the resources they will have in the program and throughout their lives. It concludes with a capstone project that applies the concepts, methods, and tools learned in the program to a challenging business analytics problem with a local, national, or global sponsor.

By graduation, you will speak the language of data to effectively communicate with critical stakeholders and lead your organization. This provides your foundation to create, share, and sustain value for business and society. 

Experience Premier Online Learning

Georgetown McDonough’s Master of Science in Business Analytics delivers a practical business analytics education from a world-class institution that opens doors and gives you a strong competitive edge in your career. You will study in a cohort with small class sizes and team-based learning so you can benefit from the diverse experiences of your classmates and professors and build strong relationships that last well beyond graduation.

You will connect to Georgetown’s vast global alumni network and have lifelong access to our incredible support system in career services that starts the moment you enroll. Early on, you can access our dedicated career services to start a career assessment, attend on-demand workshops, develop your resume, and learn about worldwide opportunities and successful strategies to advance your career. 

Throughout your entire career, we remain dedicated to your success. You can contact us at any point to provide guidance on salary negotiations, career coaching, and to help connect you to the right people.

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Georgetown University

Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures, and beliefs.

Students are challenged to engage in the world and become people in the service of others, especially the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the community. These values are at the core of Georgetown’s identity, bringing together members of the community across diverse backgrounds.

Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, located in Washington, D.C., is ranked as one of the Top 15 Best Business Schools in North America by the Financial Times. It expertly prepares students to become globally minded, principled leaders who are ready to address the most significant challenges and opportunities facing business and society.

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