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
Next Start date: September 13, 2021
- 36 Credit Hours
- 12 Courses
- 100% Online
- 2 Years Average Completion
BY THE NUMBERS
Three months after graduation, 93% of BI&A graduates in the Class of 2020 accepted job offers
In the nation
Ranked among the top schools in the Business Analytics category by U.S. News & World Report (2020)
Average compensation for Stevens MSBI&A graduates (Class of 2020)
In Business Analytics
Stevens is ranked among the top schools in Business Analytics online (U.S. News & World Report, 2021)
Ranked among the top School of Business Graduate Programs by U.S. News & World Report (2022)
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.
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 TITLE||EMPLOYED||AVERAGE INCOME|
|Business or Data Analyst||905,000||$87,000|
|Operations Research Analyst||99,000||$86,000|
Source: Emsi Labor Market Data, 2021
Our School of Business alumni have gone on to work with the following organizations:
PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
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.
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.
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.
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
Per Credit (36 Credits)
Application Fee - Fee waivers available
* Tuition is based on the Fall 2021 tuition rate effective September 2021. Tuition and fees are subject to change annually.
KEY DATES & DEADLINES
|Early Submit *||May 24, 2021|
|Priority Submit *||June 28, 2021|
|Final Submit||August 30, 2021|
|Start of Classes||September 13, 2021|
* Application fee waiver available
Dr. David Belanger
Senior Research Fellow
Dr. Alkis Vazacopoulos
Teaching Associate Professor
Industry Associate Professor & Director Business Intelligence & Analytics Program
GRE/GMAT Requirements Temporarily Waived