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.
STEM Designation, Accreditation and Rankings
Our Master of Science in Business Intelligence & Analytics 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
Hands-on Approach to Data
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.
The Philadelphia Advantage
Studying at Saint Joseph's, you'll have the added benefit of being in Philadelphia, one of the major corporate centers in the US and headquarters for 14 of Fortune 500 companies. Start today and take classes on campus, online or both.
The SAS Institute has endorsed the Master of Science in Business Intelligence & Analytics program and presents those who complete the degree with a Business Intelligence Certificate, certified by SAS. This certificate gives graduates of the program a valuable competitive advantage in the professional arena, especially when proficiency in data mining and business intelligence are essential.
Complete your course of study on a full or part-time basis, with an on-campus or online program available and choose from four career enriching tracks:
- Cyber Analytics Track
- Data Analytics Track
- Managerial Track
- Data Science Track
At a Glance:
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
On campus: most classes are offered in 15-week sessions, with each class meeting one night per week. *Exception: the first two classes in the program are offered in 8-week on campus sessions, each class meeting two nights per week.
Online: classes are normally offered in 8-week accelerated sessions, with most classes meeting “live” online one evening per week.
Profile of a Fellow Student
Full-time students in the MSBI 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.
$1,075 per credit (2019-2020)
SJU has on and off-campus housing options for adult and graduate students.
SJU is a yellow ribbon school that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans Services can help you access and understand your benefits.
The Career Development Center offers a host of resources including resume review, interview prep, on-campus career fairs and interviews, workshops and networking events.
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.
All graduate students are invited to participate in the Graduate Business Student Association, that offers networking and social events. Contact the Graduate Business Office for more information.