Master of Science in Business Analytics
The ability to analyze data and make strategic decisions is critical to success in the modern workplace. The MSc in Business Analytics from Nexford empowers you with the technical and business skills needed to lead organizations and unlock the true potential of data. Become a master of data analysis and shape the future of your career.
The skills you develop during the MSBA program will transform your career path. With new knowledge and skills, you will add immediate value to organizations you support and drive influence in strategic decision-making.
Ranked #1: Analytical Thinking
The World Economic Forum's Future of Jobs Report (2023) ranks Analytical Thinking as the top skill organizations will prioritize from 2023 through 2027.
Source: World Economic Forum (2023)
Why choose an MSc in Business Analytics
Become a Top Candidate for High-Demand Roles
There is a pressing demand for data analytics skills, but there needs to be more qualified individuals to fill the open roles. By obtaining a Master of Science in Business Analytics, you can acquire technical skills and business acumen to transition from an individual contributor to a leader. Gaining these skills and expertise will help you become a highly desirable candidate for new opportunities and professional growth.
What You Will Learn
Develop skills in managing, designing, and architecting large datasets to enable cross-functional teams to efficiently access and retrieve information for their work areas.
Build mastery in complex data analysis using advanced technologies such as SQL, Python, and R. Develop expertise in selecting the most suitable tools for each project.
Apply machine learning and predictive modeling to real-world scenarios and gain valuable skills and experience to influence strategic decision-making.
Learn how to present complex information in a simple way that non-technical team members can understand and use.
Join A Global Community of Technology Innovators
Education can be a powerful tool to advance your career. Nexford graduates are known for being digital natives who drive innovation and lead change in their organizations. With a new MSc degree and acquiring the most in-demand skills, you will join a powerful community of graduates and gain access to new opportunities and future career growth.
Complete an MSBA in an average of 18 months or less. The faster you finish, the more money you’ll save.
10-15 hours per week which fits into your work schedule so you can earn while you learn.
Learner-centric, mission driven, 100% online, offering a next-generation learning experience. Regardless of physical location.
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MSc Degree in Business Analytics: Courses
The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program combines data mining, programmatic data analysis, statistical modeling, and data visualization courses with a solid foundation of soft skills and business education to transform learners into data-driven decision-makers and leaders.
Careers: In-Demand Jobs
Data Analytics Manager
Data Analytics Managers oversee data collection, processing, modeling, and analysis. In this role you identify solutions from complex data sets and converts insights into strategic opportunities for a company.
Supply Chain Analyst
Leverage predictive analytics, problem-solving, and a range of business skills to forecast demand and facilitate the efficient functioning of the supply chain.
Apply statistical modeling, machine learning, and analytical business skills to manage big data and extract valuable insights to influence business strategy and execution and drive innovation.
Director of BI
As Director of Business Intelligence (BI), you'll manage data assets and be responsible for data availability, accuracy, and integrity. Deep knowledge of data management and strong leadership skills are critical to aligning teams in data-driven decision-making.
Chief Information Officer
Take charge in shaping and executing an organization's technology and information strategy to successfully achieve business objectives while effectively managing risks and ensuring competitive advantage.
95% of our learners gained valuable skills at work
Nexford's MSc in Business Analytics program is designed for highly motivated individuals ready to achieve their professional potential. To build our programs, we analyzed 30 million jobs and surveyed industry leaders – including those from Microsoft, Citibank, and Unilever.
Access: LinkedIn Learning
Nexford learners have access to LinkedIn Learning at no additional cost. Complete courses, earn badges — and share with your LinkedIn network.
Use Power BI to model data and create data visualizations.
Earn a Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) credential.
Use big data to tell your customer's story.
ML, R and Excel
Overview of machine learning and data reduction techniques
ML Foundations: Statistics
Learn how to use statistics to gain insights into data
Career Services: Start With The End in Mind
At Nexford, you'll do more than learn. Alongside your studies, you'll receive access to all of our career services, beginning when you enroll and ending... well, never.
Your career growth and success are at the heart of everything we do, so you'll come away from Nexford with more than just a degree.
Why Learn at Nexford
At Nexford we have reimagined the university experience, torn down the walls of the traditional campus, and designed a modern learning experience.
At Nexford, your career success is our top priority. Our advisors provide personalized 1:1 support, and our career services guide your growth. Join us for a pathway to a thriving career.
Our course design includes hands-on projects relevant to your career, allowing you to apply new skills immediately. The degree you earn aligns with the skills needed today and in the future.
Intersection of Business and Technology
Our program blends business knowledge and technical skills for early-stage professionals. You'll gain proficiency, understanding, and Power Skills needed for leadership roles.
Join a global community from over 110+ countries, earn a valuable credential, and build a strong network with professionals from Fortune 500 companies to startups.
We need proof that you completed a bachelor’s degree at an accredited institution in a business-related field, including a course in basic statistics, with a valid copy of your official diploma and transcript. Documents not in English must be accompanied by official translations, such as those provided by a validated institutional official or embassy.
Please submit your university transcript during the application process in addition to your diploma, so it can be evaluated
If your Bachelor’s degree is in a business-related field - please submit your university transcript during the application process in addition to your diploma, so it can be evaluated. If you have not completed a Statistics course, you can still get a Nexford MSBA after completing our Statistics course.
If your Bachelor’s degree is not in a business-related field - you can still get a Nexford’s MSBA, although first you’ll have to complete a foundations program with one business course and one statistics course. For further details, please talk to our admissions team by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Nexford, we make translating your transcripts and diplomas easy. We offer an in-house translation service. This simplifies the process for you, so you can concentrate on finding your documents. Just leave the translation to us.
To be considered for admission as English Language Proficient to the Nexford University MSBA program, applicants must complete one (1) of the following:
- Provide Nexford with: a. an official transcript from a college or university
- Demonstrate proficiency in English language by achieving at least a minimum passing score on an approved English qualification exam within the past two years, by submitting an official score report during the admission process. (see Minimum Score Required for English Proficiency)
Note: Admission Officers may request alternative supporting materials that might assist the university in certifying the applicant’s English proficiency status. All outcomes based on the supporting materials provided, will remain within the learners record according to the university records retention policy.