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Online Master of Business Analytics FAQs

Time and Duration

How fast can I complete the online Master's in Business Analytics program?

Most students complete the program in 20 months on a part-time schedule. To learn more about the curriculum, view our courses page.

How long do I have to complete the online Master's in Business Analytics program?

This online program is designed for working professionals and adult learners, so flexibility is built into the structure. You can take up to six years to complete your degree. To explore the curriculum, view our courses page.

Does the online Master's in Business Analytics program have a full-time option?

This flexible, online program is designed for professionals who work full-time and is only offered on a part-time basis. You will complete one seven-week course at a time to earn your MBAn degree. To learn more about the curriculum, view our courses page.

Does the online Master's in Business Analytics program have a part-time option?

The online program is designed for professionals who work full-time and is offered part-time with one class every seven weeks. For more details on what you'll study, visit the curriculum page.

Tuition and Fees

What is the cost-per-credit for the online Master's in Business Analytics program?

Tuition is $1,179 (resident), $1,198 (non-resident) per credit hour. You can review all tuition costs on the program tuition page.

Listed tuition is for estimating purposes only and is subject to change.

Does the online Master's in Business Analytics program offer scholarships?

Yes. Ohio University's College of Business is proud to offer scholarships to those seeking to further their education in the online MBAn program. If you are an Ohio University alumnus, student veteran, active military member or corporate partner you are automatically eligible to receive a scholarship of up to $5,000. Contact our admissions team for more details.

What is the total tuition for the online Master's in Business Analytics program?

Tuition for the online Master's in Business Analytics program is $35,370 for Ohio residents and $35,940 for non-residents. You can review all tuition costs and fees on the program tuition page.

Listed tuition is for estimating purposes only and is subject to change.

Are there any miscellaneous fees associated with the online Master's in Business Analytics?

There is a $50 application fee for the online Master's in Business Analytics program. In addition, books and travel expenses to attend the Leadership Development Conference are not included in tuition costs. You can learn more about tuition costs and fees on the program tuition page.

Accreditations and Rankings

Is the online Master's in Business Analytics program accredited?

Yes. Ohio University's College of Business is accredited through the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This esteemed designation is held by less than 5% of business schools worldwide.

Is the online Master's in Business Analytics program ranked?

Ohio University is frequently recognized for both value and academic quality by publications like Bloomberg Business Week and U.S. News and World Report. For example, we were ranked No. 15 among Best Public Business Schools and No. 30 among Best Value Public Universities in America. Programmatic rankings include No. 8 in Best Online Master's in Business Analytics Programs by Fortune and No. 16 in Best Master’s Degree in Data Science and Analytics by KDnuggets.

Admissions

Does the online Master's in Business Analytics program require an entrance exam like the GMAT or GRE?

No entrance exams are required for admission. You can learn more about what you'll need to apply to the online MBAn program on the admissions page.

How do I apply to the online Master's in Business Analytics program?

The first step is to start your application.

Does the online Master's in Business Analytics program require work experience?

No previous work experience is required for admission to this program, so you can apply directly after graduating from an undergraduate program. For more information about requirements, visit our admissions page.

When is the application deadline for the online Master's in Business Analytics program?

We offer multiple program intakes per year and are always accepting applications. Our admissions team can help you determine the right start date for you and your academic goals. Contact us to learn more.

What GPA is required for admittance into the online Master's in Business Analytics program?

You will need a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale to apply. Find more admissions details on the program admissions page.

What are the online Master's in Business Analytics program's admissions requirements?

Requirements include:

  • Completed online application    
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Official transcripts for all previously attended undergraduate and graduate institutions.
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • Personal statement
  • Current resume
  • $50 application fee ($55 for international students)

Contact our enrollment team with any questions you may have about applying.

What are the start dates for the online Master's in Business Analytics program throughout the year?

We offer three program starts per year in spring, summer and fall. 

Start your application today.

Curriculum

How many credits are in the online Master's in Business Analytics program?

This program consists of 30 credits. Learn more on the courses page.

How many courses are in the online Master's in Business Analytics program?

You'll complete 11 courses to earn your MBAn degree. You can learn more about coursework on the curriculum page.

Does the online Master's in Business Analytics program offer concentrations/specializations/tracks?

There are no concentrations, specializations or tracks associated with this program. We've designed a focused curriculum that can be completed in just 20 months.

Is the online Master's in Business Analytics program available in a blended/hybrid format (campus & online)?

This program is designed to offer maximum flexibility for working professionals and is available exclusively online. Contact us to learn more.

Does the Master's in Business Analytics follow a cohort model?

Yes, this program follows a cohort model. This allows you to learn with the same group of students throughout your program and make strong connections with peers and faculty as you complete your degree.

Does the online Master's in Business Analytics program have a residency component?

Coursework is delivered 100% online. However, students in the MBAn program are required to attend our on-campus Leadership Development Conference. This two-day learning opportunity allows students to network with their peers, program faculty and alumni in person while attending general business presentations and MBAn-specific breakout sessions.

Are the faculty mostly tenured or adjunct in the online Master's in Business Analytics program?

Courses in this program are led by full-time instructors. While OHIO faculty is made up of both academic researchers and real-world business practitioners, all are passionate educators who are committed to helping our students succeed.

How long has the online Master's in Business Analytics program been offered online?

The first cohort for this program began in Spring 2019.

Career Outlook

What kind of career can I expect to pursue with the online Master's in Business Analytics?

The online MBAn degree program is designed to prepare students from diverse academic and professional backgrounds for analytics-related careers in the business world. Possible roles include data analyst, data scientist, data engineer, market research analyst and management analyst.

What can I do with a master's in business analytics?

In today's digitally-driven world, organizations of all types rely on data analytics to drive growth and innovation. The online MBAn program from Ohio University is designed to help students meet this demand by developing the advanced tools, techniques and analytical skills required to collect, analyze and gain insights from business data. Graduates of this program can pursue roles like data analyst, data scientist, data engineer, market research analyst and management analyst.