MS Business Analytics


Understanding Data To Drive Business Decisions

Data Science and Business Analytics. Do you want a data-driven advantage? Analytics.Big data. The Internet of everything. The ability to collect and make sense of a vast amount of data has transformed industry—and you can be part of the transformation with our MS in Business Analytics program. Through an expertly designed curriculum that blends business acumen with data analysis, we prepare you for careers in one of the fastest growing, most in-demand fields in tech.

Program Overview

Program duration: Five quarters full-time; two years part-time.

Time/schedule: Evening and Saturday classes.

Course delivery: Cohort style with elective options.


Sanjiv Das, William and Janice Terry Professor of Finance and Business Analytics

Silicon Valley's most innovative and fastest-growing field

An area that the U.S. Department of Labor expects will require 132,000 new employees over the next eight years—and more than half of those will be in Santa Clara University's neighborhood, the Silicon Valley. You can be on the fast-track to working in this emerging industry in just 15 months.


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Hands-on experience

A business analytics practicum spread over five quarters will introduce you interesting projects, fascinating people, and an exciting new discipline. Best of all, the program is STEM approved.

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Silicon Valley focused

In the world of Big Data, prepare to lead and drive business decisions and benefit from our connections with Silicon Valley companies pioneering data technologies and practice. Join our Silicon Valley board members here.

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High Demand Field

Combination of data science skills with business knowledge makes the field more demanding. Due to its high demand, the U.S. Department of Labor says most of the jobs will be in the greater Bay Area region.

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