Master of Science Business Analytics 30 Credits | School of Business | Manhattan
Business Analytics Overview
The Master of Science in Business Analytics prepares its graduates for employment in a high growth area of the economy. The program is offered to candidates who wish to enter or advance their careers in that field.
Business Analytics graduates are in high demand, at the business world is undergoing a data revolution. Most companies are now gathering data with the objective of driving business decisions, and there is an identified and pressing lack of skilled graduates at the intersection of business and data science.
- Financial analyst
- Management analyst
- Marketing analyst
- Operations Research analyst
- Operations manager
- Analytics consultant
4 Core Competencies
- Business acumen
- Applied mathematical modeling
- Computer programming skills (for business)
- Impactful communication of analyses and results
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to complete the Business Analytics Degree
The degree can be completed in one year.
Where are classes offered?
Classes are offered in Manhattan. Some courses are also offered online.
Do most students work while enrolled?
Yes. Many find the workload challenging but manageable.
Are GMATs required?
No, GMATs are not required for admittance to Mercy’s Business Analytics Program. They may be used optionally.
How do I apply to Mercy College?
Students interested in Graduate Business programs should apply to the college through BusinessCAS.
Those interested in the Winter 2020 term should apply to the college through our Graduate Online Application.
Program Details & Curriculum
Business Analytics M.S. Curriculum
Business Analytics Courses: 30 Credits
Total: 30 Credits
- MBAA 601 Quantitative Meth Bus Research
- ANLC 751 Introduction to Managerial Analytics
- ANLC 753 Data Visualization
- ANLC 752 Data Management
- ANLC 754 Fundamental Modeling Methods for Business
- ANLC 761 Risk and Uncertainty Modeling
- ANLC 762 Advanced Modeling Methods for Business
- ANLC 763 Analytical Tools and Applications
Quarter 4 - Elective (Choose 1)
- ANLC 771 Customer Analytics
- ANLC 772 Predictive Analytics for Finance
- ANLC 773 Operations Research
- ANLC 774 Project Management
- ANLC 775 People Analytics
- ANLC 801 Capstone
Academic Program Sequence Map
Program Learning Goals
- Students are expected to develop a comprehensive understanding of how data flows within an organization and how data and associated tools add value to the organization
- Students are expected to demonstrate the ability to apply quantitative methods to manipulate data in order to formulate strategic insights with it
- Students are expected to demonstrate effective professional written, oral, and presentation skills of complex quantitative data
- Student are expected develop a broader perspective of the future of analytics and emerging tools and methodologies
- Students are expected to evaluate ethical issues in analyzing, utilizing, and managing data
- Students are expected to develop awareness of the benefits and limitations of data and technology in order to most effectively utilize it in decision-making