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
  • $100 Mn Fund
    70% Scholarships for 5000 Students
  • Online + Optional Immersion
  • Study Abroad
    In the US
  • 12 Months
    Recommended 15-16 hrs/week
  • Oct 1, 2022
    Start Date

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • US-Recognised MSBA taught by silicon valley experts
  • 70% scholarships for 5000 students - Check your eligibility!
  • Designed for working professionals
  • GGU alumni status
  • Optional On-Campus immersion in San Francisco, USA
  • Study Abroad and complete your degree at Golden Gate University.
  • Live & interactive sessions with GGU faculty, professionals and alumni
  • 24x7 learner support

“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

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About the Program

Learn as you Work

Ranked as #1 university in the US for online learning and working professionals, GGU's curriculum is designed to allow learners to learn as they work.

Silicon Valley Professionals

Get exclusive access to silicon valley professionals and experts in the field of business analytics. With the region's expansive tech ecosystem - the best professionals and companies in the field are there.

Immersion and Study Abroad

Engage in interactive networking sessions with experienced professionals from your batch for effective peer to peer learning or move to the US to complete your MSBA on campus.


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

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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 in Excel (Optional)
    • Statistics for Managers (Optional)
      • Data Analysis for Managers (Optional)
        • Foundations of Business Analytics
          • 3 Credits
          • 5 Weeks
        • Enterprise Performance Management & Metrics
          • 3 Credits
          • 5 Weeks
        • Managing Data Structures
          • 3 Credits
          • 5 Weeks
        • Business Intelligence
          • 3 Credits
          • 5 Weeks
        • Advanced Statistical Analysis with R
          • 3 Credits
          • 5 Weeks
        • Advanced Statistical Analysis with Python
          • 3 Credits
          • 5 Weeks
        • Big Data Ecosystem
          • 3 Credits
          • 5 Weeks
        • Natural Language Processing
          • 3 Credits
          • 5 Weeks
        • Machine Learning for Predictive Analytics
          • 3 Credits
          • 5 Weeks
        • Prescriptive Analytics and Optimization
          • 3 Credits
          • 5 Weeks
        • Web & Social Network Analytics
          • 3 Credits
          • 5 Weeks
        • Capstone
          • 3 Weeks
          • 5 Credits
        • 50+
          TA Sessions
        • 1
          Capstone Project/Simulation
        • 50+
          Live sessions
        • 10+
        • $100 Million Scholarship Fund
          Ever since education was only accessible to the privileged, GGU has been at the forefront of breaking this norm. Since its first ever class in 1850 under the evening skies of San Francisco, GGU has led the mission of ‘Education For All’. It aims to continue its legacy even in the 21st century.
            In line with the commitment to help aspiring learners achieve their dream of credible higher education, learners across the globe who dare to walk the lesser taken path for a successful career are welcome to apply.
              Up to 70% scholarship to fulfill your learning aspirations. Apply now to check your eligibility!
              • 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

              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
              Refer someone you know and receive cash reimbursements of up to $500!*

              *More details under the referral policy under Support Section.

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              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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