Master of Science in Business Analytics

Analytics is a field of exponential growth and burgeoning opportunity. Golden Gate University's Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program opens the door to this lucrative world by providing courses that are designed for application of analytics to address real-world business challenges.

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  • Ranked Among Top 10%
    Schools in the US by College Factual
  • Ranked #1
    For Working Professionals by Washington Monthly
  • 120+ Years
    of Educational Legacy
  • 15 Months
    Recommended 12-15 hrs/week
  • Jun 30, 2022
    Start Date
  • 70% Scholarship
    For 5000 Students
  • Overview
  • Program Overview
  • Tools
  • Certificate
  • Syllabus
  • Benefits
  • Careers
  • Fees
  • Hiring Partners
  • Refer & Earn
  • FAQ


Note that GGU is a member of AALS, not accredited.

About the Program

Live Masterclasses with Golden Gate University Faculty

Interact with Golden Gate University Faculty many of whom are practicing professionals in the silicon valley, delivered in a live-interactive format over weekend masterclasses

Learn from Leading Practitioners

Get exclusive access to silicon valley based professionals and experts in the field

Optional Immersion and Study Abroad

Engage in interactive networking sessions with experienced professional from your batch for effective peer to peer learning or complete your degree in the San Francisco, USA

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Designed for Working Professionals
  • GGU Alumni Status
  • Capstone Project
  • On-Campus immersion
  • 24x7 learner support
  • WES Approved
  • Live & interactive faculty, alumni, and domain specific sessions
  • 70% Scholarship for 5000 students with EMI option
  • STEM Approved

“Through our association with Golden Gate University, San Francisco, upGrad endeavours to facilitate continuing education for working professionals throughout their careers. The pedagogy, program structure and delivery of these programs from the innovation capital of the world is our key differentiator.”

- Phlagun Kompalli - Co-founder, upGrad


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Master of Science in Business Analytics from Golden Gate University, San Francisco

On successful completion of the program, you become a part of a 120+ year education heritage as you receive a Master of Science in Business Analytics degree from the #1 Ranked University for Working Professionals

  • A degree from a pioneering university based in the innovation capital of the world
  • GGU alumni status
  • Join a 70,000+ network of NASA Astronauts, Mayors, CXOs, and entrepreneurs
Master of Science in Business Analytics from Golden Gate University, San Francisco
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*The curriculum and credits are a virtue of University's guidelines while meeting international standards and quality.

  • Data Analysis for Managers (Optional)
    • 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 Ecosystem
      • 3 Credits
    • Natural Language Processing
      • 3 Credits
    • Machine Learning for Predictive Analytics
      • 3 Credits
    • Prescriptive Analytics and Optimization
      • 3 Credits
    • Web & Social Network Analytics
      • 3 Credits
    • Capstone
      • 3 Credits
    • 50+
      TA Sessions
    • 1
      Capstone Project/Simulation
    • 50+
      Live sessions
    • 10+
    • 36
    • Career Services
      Access to upGrad’s Career portal
        1:1 Mentorship Sessions
          Access to 300+ job openings
            Resume building tools
              Industry specific interview preparation
                Just in time interviews
                • Industry Mentors
                  • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
                  • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement
                  Student Support
                  • Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7)
                  • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
                • 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

                Global Leadership Scholarships Offered by Golden Gate University and upGrad

                Scholarships on Program Fee
                Students to be Offered Scholarships
                $100 Million
                Scholarships by GGU and upGrad
                Based on Merit

                Admission Process

                There are 4 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:

                Program Fee
                ($1,090 Cost per credit * 36 Credits)
                • 70% Scholarship Available for 5000 Students along with EMI Options

                Empowering learners of tomorrow

                Why Golden Gate University?
                • Rigorous cutting-edge curriculum ranked #1 across USA for Working Professionals
                • Degree from Golden Gate University, San Francisco Without Quitting Your Job
                • Degree from Golden Gate University, San Francisco Without Quitting Your Job
                • Silicon Valley Based Professional coaching
                • Networking opportunities with 70,000+ alumni & leading industry experts
                • 120+ Years of Legacy
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                *Referral offer is valid only on the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from Golden Gate University.

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