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Master of Science in Business Analytics


The MS in Business Analytics is designed for students and business professionals with a background in computer science, statistics and mathematics who want to have a mastery understanding of business analytics, such as business intelligence and big data analytics.

Does your career require you to analyze big data and make decisions based upon your findings? Students in this program will develop in-depth knowledge and specialized skills in Python/R, database, data warehousing, data mining, text mining and web analytics, big data analytics (Hadoop, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, etc.), and optimized decision making. The program will also broaden students’ understanding of business analytics through the prism of its implementation and utilization in various functional areas of business.

Interested? Talk to one of our dedicated advisors at the College of Business and Economics Office of Graduate Advising at or call (510) 885-2419. 

  • Short Graduation Time Frame (12 months, the shortest)
  • Flexibility - Progress at Your Own Pace; Evening/Weekend/Online/Hybrid Classes
  • Experiential Hands-On Learning
  • Professional Expert Instructors
  • Help Students with Internship Opportunities and Job Placement.
  • A STEM Program - 36 Month OPT Option for International Students

Provide hands-on experience and in-depth study of important analytics topics including database management, data warehousing, data mining, big data technologies such as Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, Pig, and HBase, and predictive and prescriptive analytics along with popular software in analytics.

Offer students opportunities to apply business analytics to various business functions including marketing, finance, human resources, operations and supply chain management, etc.

  • Professionals and students who are interested in a high quality, accredited Business Analytics program.
  • Professionals and students who want to pursue a career in business analytics, business intelligence, big data analytics, and data science.
  • Professionals and students wanting to become managers who routinely analyze big data and make decisions based on their findings.
  • Professionals and students who have solid background in computer programming, mathematics, and statistics.
  • Type of degree conferred: Master of Science
  • Number of courses: 10-12
  • Program length: Flexible, 12-48 months

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Office of CBE Graduate Programs
  • College of Business & Economics
  • California State University, East Bay
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • Hayward, CA 94542