M.S. in Business Analytics

School of Business & Leadership

The Master of Science in Business Analytics, presented from a Christian worldview, is offered exclusively online and provides you broad, in-depth training in one of the fastest growing career fields. In today’s market, remarkably powerful computers, high-speed internet communications and complex statistical algorithms help modern corporations stay competitive. Gain the skills needed to become a well-trained data scientist and provide organizations with more efficient ways to operate. This program also emphasizes ethical uses of data and specific strategies to protect the integrity of data and privacy of individuals and organizations. You will learn to explain, illustrate and predict valuable data-driven, decision-making insights. You will also become proficient in business processes, high-level mathematics, computer science and statistics, predictive analytics, data mining, optimization, risk analysis and data visualization. To discuss this program with an admissions counselor by phone or in person in Virginia Beach, call 888.800.7735.

  • Discover how to present data and predictions using top industry tools and foundational analytic concepts.
  • Analyze best practices for corporate data storage and handling.
  • Experience hands-on use of modern analytical software, algorithms and methodologies.

 

Career Opportunities:

The Master of Science in Business Analytics program will prepare you for career opportunities such as:

  • Database Analyst
  • SAS Programmer
  • Business Analytics Expert
  • Statistician
  • Security Analyst
  • Fraud/Risk Manager
  • Predictive Analytics Specialist
  • Data Scientist

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Delivery Format: Online

Total Credit Hours Required: 30

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

When applying to master's or MBA programs in the School of Business & Leadership, the admissions committee will review your application materials for an admissions decision. Criteria reviewed by the admissions committee include:

  • Academic achievement
  • Vision clarity and alignment with program outcomes
  • Writing quality
  • Leadership experience

Master’s Degree Requirements for Admission

Application Deadlines:

Regent University's master's degree programs offer two 8-week sessions each semester, which provides students the flexibility to begin during either session within the term.

Fall:

  • Session A: July 15
  • Session B: September 15

Spring:

  • Session C: December 1
  • Session D: February 1

Summer:

  • Session E: April 1
  • Session F: May 15

Note: If you are planning to enter during the second session of a term, you will need to take two courses within that session to be eligible for financial aid.

Prerequisites:

Master's applicants must:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or an equivalent degree from a foreign institution, as evaluated by a credential evaluating agency.
  • Submit all application materials such that they are received by the deadline for the semester to which they are applying. Once the application requirements have been fulfilled, an admissions interview may be requested. Interviews are by invitation only.

Application Process:

1. Complete Your Online Application

Submit your application using our Regent University Online Application.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

2. Pay Your $50 Application Fee

Option 1: Pay the $50 application fee online during the application process via our Miscellaneous Payments Form, or by check or money order mailed to Regent University, Enrollment Support Services, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

Option 2: Attend a Graduate School of Business & Leadership on-campus or online information session to learn how to streamline your application process, discover financial aid resources and waive your $50 application feeRSVP Today!

3. Provide Your Unofficial College Transcripts

We require an official transcript indicating successful completion of a bachelor's degree program. Regent has partnered with DocuSign to offer a secure, electronic way for your previous college transcripts to be delivered on your behalf when you submit your application for admission.

If you have an unofficial copy of your college transcripts, please email those to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: SBL Masters Application Pieces.

If you are an international student, or you earned college credit at non-US institutions, please submit your transcripts for a third-party course-by-course evaluation. Learn more and find recommended agencies.

4. Send Your Professional Resume

Provide an updated copy of your professional resume or curriculum vitae that includes:

  • Employment history with details of responsibilities, skill sets and results
  • School, community and church leadership positions
  • Service activities in which you have been involved
  • Academic and non-academic honors and distinctions you have received

Your resume should be emailed directly to the Admissions Office at apply@regent.edu using the subject line: SBL Masters Application Pieces.

5. Complete Your Admissions Survey

Please complete a brief admissions survey based on your professional goals and interests. This should only take a few minutes to complete but please answer the questions completely and thoughtfully. This gives us a better opportunity to get to know you and align your objectives with our programs.

The admissions survey can be found here. Once completed, our admission office will be able to upload this to your application file.

6. International Applicants

Submit your official transcripts to a third-party evaluation agency for course-by-course evaluation (only the evaluation is required, do not send official international transcripts directly to Regent University). Submit English Language Proficiency requirements. Visit the International Student Admissions page for details and a list of transcript evaluation agencies.


 

Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

M.S. in Business Analytics - $650 per credit hour*

Student Fees

Cost Per Semester

Enrollment Deposit

$100 (Certificate of Graduate Studies, M.A., M.S. & MBA)

Application Fee

$50 (nonrefundable)

RU Library Course Fee

$50 (one-time fee)

Technology Fee                 

$300

Estimated Additional Expenses

 

Books

$200 per semester (avg.)

Computer-related Expenses

Variable

*Rates are subject to change at any time. The per-credit-hour tuition rate is for SBL master’s level courses only. Concentration courses taken from the other schools at Regent University are charged at that school's tuition rate.    

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