Business Analytics


A Master of Science in Business Analytics  from Trine University is designed to meet the growing demand across the nation. Business analytics focuses on developing new insights and understanding of business performance based on data and statistical methods. A variety of industries need individuals who will have the education and expertise to collect, analyze and interpret information to make fact-based strategic business decisions.

The Experience

As a student in the fully online Master of Science in Business Analytics program, you'll experience a global program in both student population and perspective. You will be prepared to excel within your career to reduce costs with analytical insight, enhance resource utilization and increase agility and quality of business activities. With Trine University’s strong strategic connection to diverse corporations that span both manufacturing and service industries, you will have exceptional opportunities and learn valuable skills for using technologies, applications and practices to compile data for the purpose of investigating past business performance and driving future business planning.

The Master of Science in Business Analytics program consists of 30 credit hours, including a capstone project where you will demonstrate a mastery of the program objectives by communicating your findings and applying your acquired skills in statistical and operational analysis, analytical software and predictive models to provide an analytical solution to a real-world problem. Course topics range from project management, finance and information studies to data science and analytics. 

The Results

As a graduate of this program, you will have the knowledge and skill to collect and analyze business data that assists organizations with strategic decisions in their long-term and day-to-day business activities. After completing the Master of Science in Business Analytics, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate methods and technologies to organize and normalize data for statistical analysis.
  • Assess the project management cycle from initial implementation through project delivery.
  • Communicate effectively in multiple forms (oral, written and graphically)
  • Analyze key performance indicators (KPI), financial reports and predictive modeling using software applications.
  • Solve supply chain, logistics and production process problems using business analytics theories.
  • Use statistics to create regression models and develop data models for forecasting and profit planning.

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Additional Information


Courses that end with a certificate.

BAN 5013 Analytics Software and Tools: IBM: Data Analytics with Excel and R (Coursera)

BAN 5023 Data Driven Decision Making: Certs with LinkedIn: Introduction to Business Analytics         Everybody’s Introduction to Tableau         Business Analytics Foundations: Descriptive, Exploratory, and Explanatory Analytics         Business Analytics Foundations: Predictive, Prescriptive, and Experimental Analytics         Creating Interactive Tableau Dashboards         Data Visualization: Make Better Decisions - Faster         Data Visualization: Storytelling

TrineOnline is an entirely online format which allows you to complete your degree in the comfort of your home. With new classes starting every eight weeks, you can complete your degree in as little as a year, or at a slower pace if you want.  Learn more about the benefits of Trine’s online degree programs.
Gradate Degree (MBAN or closely related)
Cost per Credit Hour Credits Required Total Cost
Purdue Global N/A N/A N/A
Grand Canyon University $557 38 $21,166
University of Phoenix N/A N/A N/A
Liberty University N/A N/A N/A
Indiana Wesleyan University N/A N/A N/A
Southern New Hampshire University $400 30 $12,000
Western Governors University (WGU) N/A N/A N/A
TrineOnline $575 30 $17,250

More information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.

Program Information


Master of Science in Business Analytics


30 hours



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