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MS in Analytics Online

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May 15, 2024
July 15, 2024
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At a Glance

Data analysis plays a critical role in solving organizational challenges and making effective business decisions. An MS in analytics online degree will provide you with an in-demand skill set that allows you to step into more specialized roles in your career. 

33 Credits
An Fully Online Program

Kogod's business analytics program applies analytical techniques to practices, allowing students to explore their preferred business domain. Customize your degree with pre-designed focus areas, or design your own.

12-24 Months
We Accept Full and Part-Time Students

Earn your degree—and advance your career—on your own terms. Full-time students graduate in a year, part-time in 2+ years.

Analytics Practicum
In the Nation's Capital

Get ready to bridge the gap between theory and practice! Our practitioner faculty will teach valuable skills to prepare you for future career opportunities. Plus, you'll have the chance to network with your peers and make some valuable connections. 

Why get an Online MS in Analytics at Kogod?


Housed in DC's first accredited business school, our curriculum takes students through the full lifecycle of business analytics by providing foundations in technology, finance, insurance, utilities, manufacturing, consulting, government, and business intelligence.

Hands-On Learning

The MS in analytics program is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Throughout the program, you'll gain a command of programming languages like R, Python, SQL, and Tableau. The highlight of our program is the capstone experience, where you'll meet with fellow students to work on an analytics project.

Guest Speakers

Guest speakers are also a key component of your education and have included Leif Ulstrup, CEO and founder of Primehook Technology; Rod Fontecilla, vice president and global lead advanced data analytics for Unisys; and Anshu Sinha, principal data scientist for Zocdoc.

Functional Specializations

Gain in-depth knowledge in a specialized area and graduate with skills that set you apart! Choose from marketing, biostatistics, IT consulting, forensic accounting, finance, or computational statistics. Work with your graduate advisor to create your own specialization!

Dedicated Faculty

Our faculty are experts in their field and key players in the profit and nonprofit sectors, government, and global organizations. They are invested in the professional and academic success of our students.

What You'll Learn

Comprehensive Core

The MS in analytics program consists of 33 credit hours. The courses in core competencies and analytics foundations provide a well-rounded understanding of the field. You'll learn evidence-based data gathering, data modeling, and quantitative analysis, as well as how to implement these tools to provide businesses with competitive advantages. Students gain skills to work in business intelligence, financial analysis, marketing, and consulting.

Practical Expertise

You'll choose a functional specialization or a functional background to further your expertise. These concentrations allow you to elevate your skills in some of the most critical aspects of analytics.

The highlight of our curriculum is the Capstone Practicum, which allows you to apply high-level analytical skills to data models. When you graduate, you'll leave with the practical know-how to take on that next step in your career.

Degree Requirements

Kogod has a profound purpose of making its students masters in real-world experience."

Komi Koffi MS in Analytics Alumn '21

Komi Koffi

MS in Analytics Alumn '21

Program Highlights
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STEM-Designated Program

STEM-designated programs equip students with technological expertise and leadership skills vital to the US economy. The designation also allows international students to apply for a 24-month extension of their Optional Practical Training.

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Capstone Practicum

Participate in the Capstone Practicum to enhance your skills in analytics problem-solving and gain an edge in your future career. You'll have the chance to network with peers and learn from world-class faculty who are experts in the field. Don't miss this opportunity to take your abilities to the next level.

Library of Congress

Washington, DC

By studying in the nation's capital, you will have access to invaluable networking and professional opportunities. Whether you're interested in large corporations, government agencies, or the nonprofit world, DC offers a wealth of possibilities for your career.

Class Profile
International Students
US Minorities*
1.7 Years
Average Work Experience
Average Age
Average GPA

*Black = Black or African American; Hispanic = Hispanic/American or Latino; AIAN = American Indian or Alaska Native; NHPI = Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.

Careers & Outcomes

Our graduates have found professional success in a wide range of industries, that span the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Six months after graduation, 93 percent of our students report they are either fully employed, in graduate school, or both.

Graduates of the program can work as:

  • Intelligence analysts
  • Financial analysts
  • Marketing analysts
  • Business analytics consultants
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Supply chain managers

Recent employers include:

  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Cisco
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Defense
  • The Rare Genomics Institute
  • National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
  • EJF Capital
  • Gartner
  • Geico

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