Business Analytics, MS

Master of Science Degree in Business Analytics

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

  • Fully Online
  • 30
  • $650.00
  • $650.00

Why Pursue This Program

The online Master of Science in Business Analytics prepares business leaders to solve specific business problems by mastering a new set of analytic skills. Business analysts are paving the way for innovation in productivity and competition through courses that strengthen business methods, tools and software. 

Students choose this program because the real-world application allows students to: 

  • Interpret data and apply it in their current positions.
  • Make better business decisions based on the data available to them.
  • Access a global classroom and make meaningful connections with colleagues across the globe.
  • Access Big Ten Faculty. Students benefit from professors who connect the classroom to the real world.

Core courses in this program provide students with comprehensive skills directly applicable to this emerging discipline. Courses are offered completely online, optimized for mobile access and are offered in 8-week sections.

Core coursework includes: 

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Data Management and Organization
  • Business Data Mining and Descriptive Analytics
  • Risk and Simulation Modeling

Career Outlook: A business analytics degree has broad appeal for employers and is designed to build on any background. There is a strong growth for business analysts with over a 14% growth rate in the next decade according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

This program is ideal for professionals working in:

  • Data management
  • Analytical management
  • Supply chain management
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Other business-related fields

What's it like to take a program online?

Quality learning experience

The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.


Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.

Service you expect from a leading University

Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that optimizes learning within the online modality and because technology enables students to access education they may otherwise may not be able to pursue.