MS Business Analytics

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    School of Business

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Transform data into actionable insights

Converting data into information to guide business decisions is a skill highly sought after by today’s employers. Mercer University’s Master of Science in Business Analytics is designed for the detail-oriented problem solver seeking to pursue or advance their career in the growing field of business analytics. This degree program combines business education with data retrieval, analysis, and presentation skills that prepare students to analyze, synthesize, and visually present data effectively in a business setting. Background knowledge or experience in business analytics is not required. This program is STEM eligible.

  • Learn to manage and manipulate data for informed decision making
  • Increase understanding of statistics and methodologies including linear regression, cluster analysis, and multiple regression
  • Gain experience using statistical software packages such as STATA, R, and SPSS
  • Develop data visualization skills and present results to others with Tableau and Power BI

Flexible formats

The MS in Business Analytics is offered on Mercer’s Atlanta campus in two cohort delivery models:

  • A weekday format consisting of on-campus classes that is completed in 16 months
  • A weekend format that combines Saturday classes with online meetings that is completed in 15 months

Professional development

Mercer’s MS in Business Analytics provides students the opportunity to enhance skills within their current positions or use the degree to launch a career in the field. Graduates of the program can go on to work as business professionals in a variety of positions such as:

  • Credit analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Health care data analyst
  • Project developer
  • Quantitative marketing analyst
  • Pricing strategy analyst
  • Risk manager
  • Social media strategist

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Mercer’s Master of Science in Business Analytics prepared me to achieve a successful career in business because it approached analytics from a business perspective rather than focusing only on the quantitative aspects.

Shannon Coburn, MSBA, ’18
Senior Business Science Analyst, Truist

Shannon Coburn

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