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Master of Science in Analytics

Data drives the way successful businesses operate. Earning your Master of Science in Analytics online at Creighton University allows you to build adaptable data analysis skills and strengthen your business intelligence to affect decisions and progress in your organization.

This online master’s degree program provides you with practical knowledge in predictive and prescriptive analytics, data visualization and modeling, machine learning, database management, research and more. You’ll learn how to analyze data, solve complex problems and drive decision-making processes. 

“Heider College of Business has a fantastic reputation. Students want to come here, and students that leave after graduation are able to get jobs quickly … There's no doubt a demand for Creighton students.”
— Anton Ames, MBA | Instructor, Heider College of Business

It’s more than a degree—it’s an investment in your future

Demand for professionals with expertise in data and analytics is booming. Employers in nearly every industry are searching for professionals with analytical skill sets, including:

  • Software Developers
  • Data Scientists
  • Marketing Analysts
  • Marketing Managers
  • Management Analysts
  • Computer Systems Analysts
  • Operations Research Analysts

Many employers are seeking skilled professionals with data analytics degrees—and they’re looking for Creighton graduates in particular. The Heider College of Business, where the analytics master’s program is housed, has a reputation for excellence in the business community, thanks in part to its many partnerships with local and national Fortune 500 companies. Heider graduates are also in demand because employers know they’re educated in the Jesuit tradition, which encourages critical inquiry, excellence and a service-minded approach to business.

Designed to fit your goals and schedule

The MS in Analytics program can prepare you for a career in data sciences in just over two years. You won’t have to put your current career on hold—you can complete your data analytics courses online whenever and wherever works best for you.

This analytics program ensures courses are timely and relevant. Four of the courses in Creighton’s MS in Analytics program are considered “floating” courses. This designation provides flexibility for the program director to substitute course offerings with new courses that cover the latest trends in the industry. As a student, we will help you customize your plan of study to fit your goals while also staying current with new innovations and concepts in big data.

For all of these reasons and more, earning your masters in analytics online through Creighton University is a wise investment in your future.

Program At A Glance

Master of Science in Analytics

This program is offered Online

Application Deadline

FOR AUGUST ENROLLMENT
August 1

FOR JANUARY ENROLLMENT
December 1

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended
  • GMAT score, if required
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Application
  • $50 application fee
  • Additional requirements for international students

PROGRAM DETAILS

Program Goals and Curriculum

To earn a Master of Science in Analytics at Creighton University, you must complete 33 credit hours. Four of the courses in this program are considered “floating” courses. This designation provides flexibility for the program director to substitute course offerings with new courses that cover the latest trends in the industry.

Core courses include:

  • Python Programming for Analytics
  • Statistics for Data Scientists
  • Data Wrangling
  • Ethics in Data Analytics
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Data Visual Analysis and Visualization
  • Machine Learning
  • Database Management Systems

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Our respected faculty at Creighton strives to help students in the Master of Analytics program strengthen their skills, expand their knowledge and work to achieve their goals.

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Specific Application Requirements

To be considered for admission to the MS in Analytics program, applicants must:

  • Complete an application & submit a $50 application fee
  • Possess a bachelor’s degree with 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Provide official transcripts from all educational institutions attended
  • Submit a personal statement: 300-500 words that explains why you’re interested in Creighton and this program in particular, as well as what you plan to do with your degree
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from persons other than friends or family members
  • Provide a GMAT score, if required

 A personal interview may be requested in addition to the above requirements. The interview may be conducted in-person or virtually.

International applicants must meet English language proficiency requirements.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition rates change in the fall of each year. Visit the Tuition and Fees page for more details.

Financial Aid
To help make your graduate studies at Creighton University more affordable, we encourage you to file the FAFSA to apply for financial assistance. We also encourage you to apply for available graduate student scholarships and fellowships.

Learn more about funding your education

Still have questions? Email or call a financial aid specialist at 402.280.2731. Want to talk to someone in person? Stop by the Office of Financial Aid in Suite 1100 in the Harper Center (602 N 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102).

Dates & Deadlines

The table below details the enrollment deadlines and starting dates of courses for the current academic year. If you have any questions about dates, deadlines, or application materials, please contact an enrollment specialist for personalized assistance.

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Tuition & Financial Aid

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