The data analytics certificate can be completed as a standalone certificate or as a certificate as part of the MBA or Business Intelligence and Analytics M.S. Whether you enroll in the data analytics certificate on its own or stack it as part of the MBA or M.S., you will receive a certificate credential that can be added to your resume.
Business Intelligence & Analytics M.S.
Saint Joseph's University’s Master of Science in Business Intelligence & Analytics program prepares students to be leaders in their organizations who can leverage organizational knowledge and find success in their data. This focus prepares 21st-century professionals to drive organizational performance in all functional areas by using data to develop new opportunities, gain competitive advantage, identify effective strategies and improve decision-making.
What Is a Master's in Business Intelligence and Analytics?
Our Business Intelligence and Analytics master's degree is a STEM-designated program that sets you apart from your peers as you develop the skills most sought by senior leadership in this data-driven business environment. Designed for students who are interested in using data to advance their organization's strategic priorities, as well as their own careers, this program has the added value of:
- Haub School of Business' AACSB accreditation
- Top 20 ranking by U.S. News & World Report
Our online graduate program has also been recognized in U.S. News' online education rankings as among the nation's best in 2021.
Online or On-Campus Courses
The Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Analytics is designed to meet the needs of working professionals in the field looking to advance their careers or change paths and recent graduates looking to get ahead in their career. You can choose to take your courses fully online, enroll in on-campus classes or do a combination of both formats. Our evening classes are small and designed for professionals looking to create connections with their classmates and professors. Work at your own pace by choosing one, two or three courses per term.
Hands-On Approach to Data
As a student in our program, you will work with real data and case studies to develop analytical skills that are immediately applicable and relevant across diverse industries, creating value for yourself and your organization.
What Can I Do with a Master's in Business Intelligence and Analytics?
The SAS Institute has endorsed Saint Joseph's Business Intelligence and Analytics graduate program and presents those who complete the degree with a Business Intelligence Certificate, certified by SAS. This credential gives graduates a valuable competitive advantage in the professional arena, especially when proficiency in skills such as data mining, data warehousing, market intelligence and online analytical processing is essential.
The graduate program also offers a unique and rigorous approach to business education. Students can choose to complete one of four career-focused tracks:
- Cyber Analytics: Students will be exposed to the analytics of cyber-physical systems and learn how to tell the story behind cyber data in this track.
- Data Analytics: This track teaches students how to apply data analytics techniques to large data sets to support data-driven decisions across application domains. Courses are designed for learners with quantitative backgrounds who want to advance their skills in statistics and scientific methods.
- Managerial: This track prepares professionals to drive organizational performance in all function areas, including analytics, database support, programming and data visualization. Students will gain well-rounded skills that allow them to become leaders within their teams, departments and organizations.
- Data Science: In this track, students will learn about closed source and open source programming languages which are critical to success in the field of business intelligence and analytics.
How Will Saint Joseph's Business Intelligence and Analytics Master's Program Enhance My Career?
Saint Joseph's Business Intelligence and Analytics M.S. is one of the first business analytics master's degrees offered entirely online. Students are offered dedicated career mentoring to help them work toward achieving their professional goals. Additionally, by studying at Saint Joseph's, you'll have the added benefit of being in Philadelphia, one of the major corporate centers in the U.S. and headquarters for 14 Fortune 500 companies.
At a Glance:
|Degree||Master of Science|
Full-Time: 1- 1.5 years
Part-time: 2 years (on average)
All students have the flexibility of 6 years to complete their degrees.
On Campus or Online
|Tuition||$1,140 per credit (2021-2022)|
Average Work Experience
Full-time students in the MSBIA Program average 2 to 4 years of experience.
Part-time students average 5 to 10 years of work experience
International applicants average 2 to 5 years of work experience.
While most of our graduate students commute, there are resources available for those interested in living on-campus, or in nearby off-campus housing. For more information, please visit the Office of Adult Student Life.
Graduate assistantships offer tuition remission and stipend. Positions are available, but highly competitive. Once you apply, please note that all offices manage their hiring individually.
*note - discounts cannot be combined.
|Veterans||SJU is a yellow ribbon school that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans Services can help you access and understand your benefits.|