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Applied Business Analytics

Master of Science

The Master of Science in Applied Business Analytics helps you master the high demand business intelligence skills necessary to stand out as a problem solver, decision maker, strategic thinker, and communicator in any industry. Using problem-solving exercises, you will learn to use data mining techniques and apply business and big data analytics to help you meet your organization’s business objectives. You’ll develop and apply critical thinking skills and create better management analytics tools to use in business process and decision-making. This program is also ideal for any rising business leader looking for a competitive advantage in their marketplace.

Program Courses

The curriculum for this program follows industry trends to help ensure relevancy to today's marketplace. View all courses.

Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Construct both simple regression and multiple linear regression analytical models.
  • Use text mining and data mining techniques in the processes of model building for data analysis.
  • Define and quantify business problems for the purposes of analytical investigation and decision-making.
  • Analyze the interpretation of results from statistical analysis.
  • Communicate statistical results and reports for the purpose of decision-making.

Degree at a Glance

Admission Requirements

All graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

If your bachelor's degree is NOT accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), or the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), your required first courses here will be:

  • BUSN601 - Global Management Perspective
  • BUSN602 - Managerial Analysis
  • BUSN603 - Quantitative Analysis

If you have a bachelor's degree in a business program that is accredited by ACBSP, AACSB, or IACBE, you are NOT required to take the courses listed above, and instead may take 3 graduate-level elective courses. 

Please be prepared to submit a legible copy of your valid government-issued photo ID (civilian students) or government issued JST or CCAF transcript (military students) upon request.

An admission representative will contact you with further details about how to submit the required documentation after you complete the enrollment application.

Note: If you have a non-U.S. transcript, please view our International Admissions page for more information

Need help?

Selecting the right program to meet your educational goals is a key step in ensuring a successful outcome. If you are unsure of which program to choose, or need more information, please contact an AMU admissions representative at 877-777-9081 or info@apus.edu.


Graduate Tuition Rates 

Per credit hour: $350 | $325 with military grant*

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*To help minimize out-of-pocket costs, AMU offers a tuition grant for U.S. active-duty servicemembers, Guard, Reserve, military spouses and dependents, and veterans. See all military-affiliated student benefits.

Paying for School

Because our university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), (the same as the Ohio State University, Univ. of Chicago, and U.S. Air Force Academy, to name a few), we can accept the following forms of financial aid and payments:

Ways to Save

Transfer Credits 

Accelerate your degree completion by taking full advantage of our transfer credit options, including credit for your previous college courses, military service schools, American Council on Education (ACE) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests, and prior learning experiences.  

Employer Contributions

AMU has educational partnerships with many employers and associations. Be sure to accurately enter your employer information when you complete our admissions application. Your employer might also offer a tuition reimbursement plan as one of your benefits.