Business Analytics

Graduate Degree Program Summary

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Offered online:
M.S. in Business Analytics is online-only.

Other programs:
Some online coursework may be available for your program; contact dept. for details.

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Business Analytics

Program Director
Jennifer K. Ryan, Ph.D.

For questions about the admission process:
Business Graduate Advising

Campus Address
201 CoB
Lincoln NE 68588-0405

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Application checklist and deadlines

1. Required by Graduate Studies

2. Required by Business Analytics

  • Entrance exam(s): GMAT or GRE. A score of 600 on GMAT (or equivalent on the GRE) is strongly recommended.
  • Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 80, IELTS 6.5
  • Three references
  • Professional Resume

When sending GRE or TOEFL scores, our institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed.

Application Deadlines for Business Analytics
  • M.S. in Business Analytics: July 1 for Fall. November 1 for Spring. April 1 for Summer.

Application/admission is for entry in a specific term and year. Our academic year is divided into 3 terms: Fall (August-December), Spring (January-May), and Summer (multiple sessions May-August). Some programs accept new students only in certain terms and/or years.


The M.S. in Business Analytics or certificate will enable students to solve a wide range of problems with a wide range of data and statistical techniques. Courses focus on making decisions using the vast amounts of data on business programs, customers, employees, and outcomes that are now becoming available. The program is designed to enhance the ability of professionals in many fields to use big data in making decisions, how to use statistical techniques on those data, and how to talk to information technology and statistical specialists about collecting, maintaining, and analyzing data in support of business decisions.

Take advantage of the strong outlook for business analysts (12% growth over the next decade). Nebraska Business will enable you to advance your career by strengthening your skills in quantitative business methods, tools, and software.

Tuition for the M.S. in Business Analytics is $630 per credit hour for all students, regardless of residency.

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For additional details check out the dept./program website: Business Analytics.

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