Why study Business Analytics and Data Science online through OSU?
Business Analytics and Data Science (MS-BAnDS) provides working professionals with
hands-on data analysis experience using state-of-the-art enterprise level analytics
software as well as open-source software providing great advantages in the competitive
Spears Business has strong relationships with major analytics providers like SAS,
Teradata, IBM and others, and is known as one of the nation’s top business analytics
programs, developing the first analytics certificate program in the nation in 2004.
The Spears School of Business offers online programs as an alternative way to earn
a degree. We believe that students should have access to high-quality, affordable
education, regardless of their schedule or location. Online courses are available
24/7, and are designed with multimedia content and virtual activities to promote student
Earning a master’s degree in the STEM-designate Master of Science in Business Analytics and Data Scienceprogram requires 33 credit hours. MS-BAnDS graduates often pursue careers as:
GMAT or GRE are required with minimum recommended scores above 51st percentile in each of the test areas.
Work experience is considered during the application review process and is strongly
encouraged. Those with five-plus years of relevant work experience may be allowed
Spring application deadline, Nov. 1.
Fall application deadline, June 1.
Students enrolled in the Business Analytics and Data Science master's program will
complete 33 credit hours during the course of their studies. Cost estimates below
are calculated based on 2020-2021 rates. Additional cost details and OSU’s tuition and fee estimator are available
on the Bursar website.
2020-2021 Estimated Cost
Total cost per credit hour
Total cost per 3-credit hour course
Total program cost based on 33 hours
* This is only an estimate of cost, based on currently approved 2020-2021 rates. Cost estimates do not include textbooks, exams, or course expenses, nor do they
factor in individual transfer credits or scholarship information. Cost will vary if
not enrolled in a fully online degree program. Active-duty military may qualify for resident tuition rate. Tuition and fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Full disclaimer