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Master of Science in Business Analytics

The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program at NDSU will provide you with the business analytics skills, tools, and methodologies you need to transform data into effective decision-making. Most MSBA courses are offered one evening a week in 8-week sessions. Other courses are offered online. The program requires 30 credits for completion. Students can enroll full-time to finish in one year, or they can enroll part-time and finish in two years.

Program Highlights

High-touch, High-tech delivery
  • Variety of classroom formats
  • Hands-on training
  • Cutting-edge analytics tools and methodologies
Relevant and In-Demand
  • Designated as a STEM program



  • Partnering with Computer Science and Statistics programs to offer a wide range of courses
  • Most courses offered one evening per week during eight-week sessions—or in online or hybrid formats
  • Attend full-time to finish in one year, or part-time to finish in two years (30 total credits required)
High Quality
  • AACSB accreditation putting NDSU's College of Business in the top 5% of business schools in the world



The MSBA offers a variety of courses in data analysis, business analytics, advanced analytics, and an in-depth capstone experience.

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For More Information



Fred Riggins, PhD

Director|    Center for Enterprise Business Analytics (CEBA)
Program Director|    Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA)
Professor|    Management Information Systems

Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Richard H. Barry Hall 208
(701) 231-5102

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