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Online Master of Science in Business Intelligence & Analytics (MSBI&A)

Ranked the #11 Business Analytics program by TFE Times (2020).

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Business Intelligence & Analytics Overview

The M.S. in Business Intelligence & Analytics at Stevens is designed for a new kind of leader. Harness the power of data science to drive your organization’s competitive advantage and leverage tools like A.I., deep learning, and predictive analytics to challenge assumptions and make evidence-based decisions. As a Business Intelligence & Analytics student, you will hone the skills you need to:

  • Understand the basic methods underlying multivariate analysis using R

  • Use mathematical models to analyze risk phenomena and implement risk-aware solutions

  • Apply mathematical optimization models to improve processes

  • Design and manage data warehouse and business intelligence systems

  • Develop supply chain analytical skills to solve real-life problems

Quick Facts

Next Start date: September 13, 2021

Overview

  • 36 Credit Hours
  • 12 Courses
  • 100% Online
  • 2 Years Average Completion

BY THE NUMBERS

employment

93%

Three months after graduation, 93% of BI&A graduates in the Class of 2020 accepted job offers

In the nation

#21

Ranked among the top schools in the Business Analytics category by U.S. News & World Report (2020)

average compensation

$94,000

Average compensation for Stevens MSBI&A graduates (Class of 2020)

In Business Analytics

#16

Stevens is ranked among the top schools in Business Analytics online (U.S. News & World Report, 2021)

In N.J.

#2

Ranked among the top School of Business Graduate Programs by U.S. News & World Report (2022)

Coursework

The M.S. in Business Intelligence & Analytics program trains students to understand both the business implications of Big Data and the technology that makes that data useful. In doing so, it leans heavily on the high-tech infrastructure at Stevens, which gives students direct exposure to the kind of challenges they will engage in the workplace.

Career Outlook

Graduates of the MSBI&A program bring a blend of business and data science skills to a variety of industries — technology, finance, telecommunications and beyond.

Prospective Occupations for Business Intelligence & Analytics Graduates

JOB TITLEEMPLOYEDAVERAGE INCOME
Business or Data Analyst905,000 $87,000
Data Scientist33,200 $126,800
Operations Research Analyst99,000 $86,000
Financial Analyst397,000 $83,000

Source: Emsi Labor Market Data, 2021

Our School of Business alumni have gone on to work with the following organizations:

  • BMW

  • Exxon

  • Goldman Sachs

  • IBM

  • Lockheed Martin

  • UPS

PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Program Prerequisites

    Given the highly technical nature of this degree, students are required to have a background in calculus & statistics, and familiarity with a programming language. Non-credit online courses may satisfy these requirements. Reach out to your enrollment advisor for further details.

  • Academic Transcripts

    Applicants must submit transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions where credit was earned.You may submit unofficial transcripts during the application process. After admission, you will be required to submit official transcripts.

  • Professional Résumé

    Work experience is not a requirement for the Business Intelligence & Analytics program, but the admissions committee does value applicants with professional experience. You must include a résumé with your application that highlights:

    • Academic Record.
    • Work and internship experience
    • Leadership abilities
    • Professional aspirations

  • Letters of Recommendation

    Your application must include two letters of recommendation. The strongest applications will include one letter from a current supervisor, and one from a former supervisor or previous employer who can speak to your leadership potential and discuss your professional performance.

  • GMAT/GRE Scores

    All students are required to submit GMAT or GRE scores with their application. Admission to the Master of Science in Business Intelligence & Analytics is competitive; only students with the highest test scores will be considered. However, it's important to keep in mind that your test scores are only one feature of your application, and will be considered along with your other credentials. Students with 5+ years of corporate experience may be eligible for a test score waiver. Please use the following reporting codes to submit test scores to Stevens:

    • GRE: 2819
    • GMAT: 638LX12

    International students also must include TOEFL or IELTS scores along with their applications.

TEST SCORE ACCOMMODATIONS DURING THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Due to the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on testing centers around the world, Stevens has made the following accommodations available to all students for the fall 2021 admissions cycle:

  • GRE/GMAT: Test scores are temporarily waived.
  • TOEFL/IELTS/DUOLINGO: Affected applicants may submit Duolingo English Test (DET) results in lieu of TOEFL/IELTS exam results.

TUITION & COST

$1,716*

Per Credit (36 Credits)

$60

Application Fee - Fee waivers available

$250

Enrollment Deposit

Financial Aid

* Tuition is based on the Fall 2021 tuition rate effective September 2021. Tuition and fees are subject to change annually.

KEY DATES & DEADLINES

Fall 2021
Early Submit *May 24, 2021
Priority Submit *June 28, 2021
Final SubmitAugust 30, 2021
Start of ClassesSeptember 13, 2021

* Application fee waiver available

Upcoming Webinars

Online MS in Business Intelligence & Analytics Program and Application Forum

Thursday August 19th

7:00pm ET

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FACULTY

Jordan Suchow

Jordan Suchow

Assistant Professor

Dr. David Belanger

Dr. David Belanger

Senior Research Fellow

Dr. Alkis Vazacopoulos

Dr. Alkis Vazacopoulos

Teaching Associate Professor

Bei Yan

Bei Yan

Assistant Professor

Khasha Dehnad

Khasha Dehnad

Adjunct Professor

Feng Mai

Feng Mai

Assistant Professor

Christopher Asakiewicz

Christopher Asakiewicz

Industry Associate Professor & Director Business Intelligence & Analytics Program

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GRE/GMAT Requirements Temporarily Waived