What will I learn?

Offered through Saint Louis University's School for Professional Studies, the Master of Science in Analytics curriculum will teach you to design and implement analytics projects to solve complex organizational problems through statistical and analytical techniques for analyzing datasets of various sizes. Through your coursework, you'll gain skills in project management, decision making, and learn how to communicate the intricacies of complex data more effectively.

Along the way, you’ll learn from a network of diverse peers from around the world, merging technology with human and organizational structures as you engage in knowledge discovery, management, and dissemination of industry-critical knowledge. You can also earn a graduate certificate that complements a master’s degree, often without taking additional credits, allowing you to tailor the program to your specific interests.

As part of the School for Professional Studies, this 33-credit master's program offers data-driven professionals like you a flexible option to meet your personal career goals. With multiple start terms, you can begin the master's program in fall, spring or summer. All courses are offered in online and hybrid formats in eight-week terms, making advanced education more accessible for working professionals. You will join a community of academics and practitioners from around the world and from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, providing the opportunity to learn from a network of peers.

Careers

SLU's M.S. in Analytics provides students with skills in data mining, data visualization, predictive analytics, design and implementation of analytics projects and data management. Graduates from this program are ready to discover the patterns within large quantities of data and provide insightful recommendations that inform organizational decision-making.

Recent trends in the job market data and experts’ predictions indicate that the job market for data analytics, business analytics and similar skill sets will only continue to grow in the future.

Which department am I in?

School for Professional Studies

Study options

Full Time (33 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $790 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 January 2022, 24 August 2022

Venue

School for Professional Studies

Brouster Hall,

3840 Lindell Blvd,

ST LOUIS,

Missouri,

63108, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are eligible to apply to the communication/J.D. program any time in their undergraduate career after having completed between 15 and 48 credits at SLU. Students must maintain a 3.50 cumulative GPA to continue in the accelerated program.

For international students

Most successful applicants have an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or better.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency. Some examples of demonstrated English language proficiency include minimum score requirements for the following standardized tests:

Paper-based TOEFL: 550

Internet-based TOEFL: 80

IELTS: 6.5 o PTE: 54

Application and Assistantship Deadlines

Students should apply for the fall semester by August 6 and the spring semester by January 7.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Saint Louis University

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