Master of Science in Business Analytics

Analytics is a field of growth and 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 #1
    For Working Professionals by Washington Monthly
  • 6 Months Online + 12 Months On-Campus
  • 18 Months
    Recommended 15-16 hrs/week
  • Oct 1, 2022
    Recommended 12-15 hrs/week
  • Save upto 23 Lakhs
    in degree cost
  • Upto 36 Months of OPT
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

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

  • Overview
  • Program Overview
  • Overview
  • Tools
  • Certificate
  • Syllabus
  • Benefits
  • Careers
  • Fees
  • Hiring Partners
  • Refer & Earn
  • FAQ


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

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Designed for Working Professionals
  • Capstone Project
  • GGU Alumni Status
  • 24x7 learner support
  • Upto 70% Scholarship on online component for 5000 students
  • Live & interactive faculty, alumni, and domain specific sessions
  • WES Approved
  • STEM Approved
  • End to End application and US visa support
  • Eligible to apply for upto 36-month OPT after graduation

“We’re eager to welcome professionals from across the world to learn through online & hybrid channels and be a part of our heritage to become the leaders of tomorrow. With this partnership, we aim to create an impact in the lives of working professionals with the availability of scholarships.”
- Prof. Brent White - Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Golden Gate University, San Francisco


Learn from faculty of Golden Gate University and Silicon Valley experts/practitioners.

  • Top Subjects You Will Learn
    Data Analysis for managers, Founndationof Business Analytics, Enterprise performance management and metrics, Managing Data Structures, Business Intelligence, Advanced Statistical Analysis with R.
  • Job Opportunities
    Machine learning engineer, Data architect, Chief technology officer, Project manager.
  • Target Audience
    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 and every 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 the teams working on solving problems of the digital age, start your own business, or even consult others in making business decisions, then this programme is meant for you.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    For Online Program
    • Three or Four Years toward bachelor’s degree with 52% or above marks are eligible to apply. The bachelor's awarding university must be NAAC A or A+
    For Transfer to on-campus
    • The applicant must complete five modules of an online program with 3 or above CGPA
    • English Proficiency Requirement TOEFL (iBT) >/=79, or IELTS >/= 6.5, or PTE >/= 57, or Duolingo >/= 100

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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) (online)
    • Foundations of Business Analytics (online)
      • 3 Credits
      • 5 Weeks
    • Enterprise Performance Management & Metrics (online)
      • 3 Credits
      • 5 Weeks
    • Managing Data Structures (online)
      • 3 Credits
      • 5 Weeks
    • Business Intelligence (online)
      • 3 Credits
      • 5 Weeks
    • Advanced Statistical Analysis with R (online)
      • 3 Credits
      • 5 Weeks
    • Advanced Statistical Analysis with Python (on-campus)
      • 3 Credits
      • 5 Weeks
    • Big Data Ecosystem (on-campus)
      • 3 Credits
      • 5 Weeks
    • Natural Language Processing (on-campus)
      • 3 Credits
      • 5 Weeks
    • Machine Learning for Predictive Analytics (on-campus)
      • 3 Credits
      • 5 Weeks
    • Prescriptive Analytics and Optimization (on-campus)
      • 3 Credits
      • 5 Weeks
    • Web & Social Network Analytics (on-campus)
      • 3 Credits
      • 5 Weeks
    • Capstone (on-campus)
      • 3 Credits
      • 5 Weeks
    • 50+
      TA Sessions
    • 1
      Capstone Project/Simulation
    • 50+
      Live sessions
    • 10+
    • 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
                USD 39,240
                ($1,090 Cost per credit * 36 Credits)
                • Upto 70% Scholarship on online component for 5000 students
                • Indicative living cost per annum - USD 20,000

                Empowering learners of tomorrow

                Over 1,00,000 students go to US to learn every year. Connect with our counselors to know how you can be next!

                Why Golden Gate University?
                • Rigorous cutting-edge curriculum ranked #1 across USA for Working Professionals
                • Silicon Valley Based Professional coaching
                • Networking opportunities with 70,000+ alumni & leading industry experts
                • 120+ Years of Legacy
                • STEM programs leading to upto 3 years of OPT
                • Degree from Golden Gate University, San Francisco
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