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    Program Overview

    Key Highlights

    Designed for working professionals
    Designed for working professionals
    Join GGU’s 70,000+ alumni network
    Join GGU’s 70,000+ alumni network
    Capstone project
    Capstone project
    Optional on-campus immersion
    Optional on-campus immersion
    24x7 student support
    24x7 student support
    WES recognized
    WES recognized
    Live & interactive faculty, alumni, and industry-specific sessions
    Live & interactive faculty, alumni, and industry-specific sessions
    Simulations from Harvard Business Publishing Education
    Simulations from Harvard Business Publishing Education
    70% scholarship available for 5,000 students with EMI
    70% scholarship available for 5,000 students with EMI
    STEM-designated
    STEM-designated
    Earn the same U.S. Degree as awarded On-Campus
    Earn the same U.S. Degree as awarded On-Campus

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    Get a degree from the U.S., ranked #1 among countries with the best educational systems*. Earn the same U.S. Master's Degree we award on campus!

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    Syllabus

    Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases, and projects.

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    Top Skills you will learn
    Statistical analysis using R and Python
    Data analytics le
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    Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s Degree in any specialisation.
    Who Is This Program For?
    For IT professionals: Roles in the IT industry are evolving view more

    Programming Tools & Languages Covered

    About the Program

    WASC Accreditation & WES Recognition

    WASC Accreditation & WES Recognition

    GGU has been accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) since 1959 and it is WES recognized. WASC accredits universities in California and Hawaii, including Stanford, UC Berkeley, and others. WSCUC is nationally recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

    Learn from Scholar Practitioners

    Learn from Scholar Practitioners

    GGU instructors are scholar practitioners with decades of senior level work experience in the San Francisco Bay Area, including major Silicon Valley and Fortune 500 companies.

    On-campus Immersion

    On-campus Immersion

    Engage in optional, interactive networking sessions with your program peers and experienced professionals for a more immersive GGU experience.

    Master of Science in Business Analytics
    Earn the same U.S. Master's Degree Golden Gate University awards on-campus. On successful completion of the program, graduates become a part of a 120+ year education heritage with all the benefits that accompany a Master of Science in Business Analytics from the #1 ranked university for working professionals.
    Master of Science in Business Analytics
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    • A degree from a pioneering university based in the innovation capital of the world
    • Full alumni status from Golden Gate University
    • Join a 70,000+ network of NASA astronauts, mayors, C-suite leaders, and entrepreneurs

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    Syllabus

    *The curriculum and credits are a virtue of University's guidelines while meeting international standards and quality.

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    50+
    TA Sessions
    1
    Capstone Project/Simulation
    50+
    Live sessions
    10+
    Projects
    36
    Credits

    Data Analysis for Managers

      Foundations of Business Analytics

      3 Credits

        Enterprise Performance Management & Metrics

        3 Credits

          Managing Data Structures

          3 Credits

            Business Intelligence

            3 Credits

              Advanced Statistical Analysis with R

              3 Credits

                Advanced Statistical Analysis with Python

                3 Credits

                  Big Data Ecosystems

                  3 Credits

                    Web & Social Network Analytics

                    3 Credits

                      Machine Learning for Predictive Analytics

                      3 Credits

                        Natural Language Processing

                        3 Credits

                          Prescriptive Analytics and Optimisation

                          3 Credits

                            Capstone

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                                          Learning Support

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                                          • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants
                                          • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement.
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                                          Q&A Forum
                                          • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers.
                                          • 100% expert verified responses to ensure quality learning.
                                          Expert Feedback
                                          • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects.
                                          • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts.

                                          Admission Process

                                          There are 3 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:

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                                          Program Fees- $39,240

                                          ($1090 Cost Per Credit * 36 Credits)

                                          70% scholarship available for 5,000 Indian students along with EMI options

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                                          Frequently Asked Questions

                                          Course Eligibility

                                          Who is this program for?

                                          For IT professionals: Roles in the IT industry are evolving rapidly, and one is now expected to have a better understanding of analytics. Hence, to lead such teams, managers are expected to have the knowledge of analytics in addition to having strong leadership qualities. This program will help you with both. 

                                          For non-IT professionals: With each business decision becoming data-driven, analytics is a de-facto skill expected from any manager, as you would be the one making decisions. This program will help you understand how to convert a business problem into an analytics problem and then solve it. So, if you are aiming to lead teams working on solving problems of the digital age, start your own business, or even consult others in making business decisions, then this program is meant for you.

                                          What is the minimum eligibility for this program?

                                          Bachelor’s Degree in any specialization.

                                          How do I become eligible for the scholarship? What is the application process?

                                          The scholarship is rolled out based on the academic and professional achievements. Once the application form is submitted with these details, the admission committee reviews the same. If you are admitted into the program, the scholarship that you are eligible for will be mentioned on the offer letter. Please note that admission is provisional until successful verification of supporting documents and completing the payment formalities. 

                                          Payment

                                          Will I be able to avail EMI Options of my course fee even after receiving scholarships?

                                          Yes, 70% scholarship available for 5,000 students along with EMI options are available.

                                          How much do I pay to block my seat?

                                          You need to pay INR 25,000 to block your seat.

                                          Refund Policy/Financials

                                          What is the refund policy for this program?

                                          1. You may request a refund for the program at any time before the cohort commencement date by visiting www.upgrad.com and submitting your refund form via the "My Application" section under your profile.  A processing fee of Rs. 10,000 will be charged. Please note that once the Program commences, no refund request will be considered, and any amount paid by the student will not be refunded.
                                          2. Requests for refund must be sent via email in the prescribed Refund Request Form. The refund will be processed within 30 working days of commencement of the program. For refund and deferral policies please refer to this link.

                                          Will I have to pay any extra amount for the EMI transaction?

                                          If you are availing of 0% credit card EMI, upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions. Your bank may levy GST or other taxes on the interest component of the EMI. 

                                          Are there any fees or down payment?

                                          Certain banks charge nominal processing fees between INR 99 - 500 on 0% Credit Card EMI transactions. If charged will be billed in the first repayment installment. 

                                          Can I use my international credit card for 0% credit EMI or chargeable credit card EMI?

                                          Only Indian bank credit cards can be used. But you can pay the amount using the credit card option in one-shot or part payments and later you can convert it into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions, this will be purely between you and your bank. 

                                          How can I opt for credit card EMI if my bank is not listed in the 0% credit card EMI or chargeable credit card EMI?

                                          You can pay the amount using the credit card option in one-shot or part payments and later you can convert it into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions. 

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                                          upGrad does not grant credit; credits are granted, accepted or transferred at the sole discretion of an educational institution. upGrad does not make any representations regarding the recognition or equivalence of the credits or credentials awarded, unless otherwise expressly stated. If you intend to pursue a post graduate or doctorate degree upon completion of this course or apply for employment which requires specific credits, we advise you to enquire further regarding the suitability of this degree for your academic and/or professional requirements before enrolling.