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Use Real-world Data

MS in Business Analytics Applied Learning

Make Data-driven Decisions with Practical Applications

Get the practical knowledge and skills you need to succeed outside the classroom, on the job. Designed in partnership with experienced analytics leaders, our program teaches you how to effectively identify, gather, and analyze data to solve actual business problems. You will learn fundamental skills in statistics, modeling, data analysis, database management, software, business communication, and industry analytics.

Our applied learning model uses group projects, case studies, simulations, guest speakers, and more. Leave the program feeling prepared for your next work assignment or career opportunity.

of MS in Business Analytics students have non-business undergraduate majors
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Analyze Real-world Data

You’ll have the opportunity to work with data from actual local companies—maybe even your current workplace—to solve practical problems in today’s complex business environment.
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Use Industry-standard Software and Tools

Develop proficiency in using common analytics software, database management tools, and other real-world applications that businesses use daily. Carry these new technical skills confidently into the workplace and on interviews.
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Develop Critical Communication Skills

Learn how to communicate effectively in the workplace to help influence business outcomes using effective data visualization methods and communication skills. You’ll learn how to bridge the gap between IT and business leaders with poise and precision.

Companies that Have Hired St. Thomas Graduates

Want to work for a big name? The following firms have a history of hiring our graduates:

  • Ameriprise
  • Allianz
  • 3M
  • Optum
  • UnitedHealth Group
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Putting Business Analytics to Work

Juhaan Johar ’18 applies new skills from project-based analytic courses to his job at Ameriprise Financial.
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