Top-Ranked Business School

CEO Magazine named AU’s Kogod School of Business as one of the best business schools in the U.S. And with the MSAn program, you’ll become an expert in data analysis who can make organizational decisions and solve dynamic business problems. So you can pursue an in-demand career as a business intelligence analyst, financial analyst, or accounting forensics specialist.
The Master’s in Analytics program also includes:
  • Professors who are real-world practitioners, experts, and authors.
  • Seven specializations and a broad range of elective courses.
  • A capstone project where you partner with local organizations to solve real-world problems.
  • The full spectrum of analytics best practices to enhance fiscal performance and operational effectiveness.

Accelerator Admission
Details (Fall 2017)

Master’s Accelerator 1 Master’s Accelerator 2 Pre-Sessional English Language
GPA 3.0 3.0 3.0
IELTS 6.5 6.0 5.5
Program Start Date August 20, 2017 August 20, 2017 August 24, 2017
Qualifying undergraduate degrees:
4-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.

Sample Coursework

Below is a list of degree-related courses you might take during your Master’s Accelerator program. Courses may change based on availability and your preferences.
  • Applied Managerial Statistics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Management Information Systems

Progression Details

Master’s Accelerator 1 Master’s Accelerator 2 Pre-Sessional English Language
Credits Earned Towards Degree 6 9 0
Progression Into Master’s degree program Master’s degree program Master’s Accelerator 2
Progression Requirements GPA of 3.25 in Kogod School of Business courses with no grade lower than a B GPA of 3.25 in Kogod School of Business courses with no grade lower than a B Completion of level 6 of ELTA with a grade of C or better in all coursework
Total credits required for degree: 33 credit hours

Tuition Costs

Master’s Accelerator 1 Master’s Accelerator 2 Pre-Sessional English Language Cost Per Credit After Accelerator1 Total Credits Required For Degree
Master of Science in Analytics $19,900 $27,900 $8,060 $1,579 33

1Cost per credit hour subject to change. Number of credits and semesters remaining after completion of Master’s Accelerator varies by program and student. The average graduate student takes 9 credits per semester.

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