Online Master of Applied Business Analytics

Advance as an Analytical Leader in Our Flexible Program

Discover a flexible path to innovative business roles in the online Master of Applied Business Analytics program from the Carlson School of Management. You’ll earn your master’s degree on a part-time schedule, learning to harness data analysis tools to identify insights through hands-on coursework and an experiential learning project.

At the Carlson School, you’ll learn from world-class faculty at the forefront of business analytics. The AACSB-accredited program provides a solid technical and business foundation through online courses based on our residential program, which is ranked among the world’s best business analytics master’s programs.1

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Learn to Analyze Complex Data to Uncover Business Opportunities

Our online courses transform you into a thoughtful practitioner versed in leading data analyses to achieve business objectives. Tailor your education to your goals via career-focused electives in generative AI, marketing analytics, and beyond.

Predictive Analytics

Explore the fundamentals of predictive modeling, data mining, machine learning, neural networks, and more.

Programming for Business Analytics

Get a hands-on introduction to using Python to analyze data and enhance decision-making.

AI for Competitive Advantage

Delve into the strategic use of artificial intelligence, including its value and business impact.

Succeed in a Growing Career Field

A 2024 survey showed that 82% of Fortune 1000 companies are investing more in data and analytics,2 which could create high demand for roles in those areas. Pursue your Master of Applied Business Analytics online to advance in this field while connecting with leaders in our global alumni network.

Four Rewarding Analytics Careers

Data Scientist $108,020 median annual salary3

Senior Data Analyst $104,201 average annual salary4

Business Intelligence Engineer $71,335 average annual salary5

Business Analyst $105,988 average annual salary6

The University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management

The Curtis L. Carlson School of Management is an established leader in business education and research. Established in 1919 and located in Minneapolis, the Carlson School is committed to developing leaders who believe business is a force for good. As the home of the Management Information Systems Research Center, the Carlson School has contributed to the field since 1968 and is often recognized as a “birthplace of MIS.”

Flexible Learning at the Carlson School of Management

No matter where you study, you’ll have access to a highly supportive team, including enrollment specialists, career center coaches, and expert instructors. With our extensive alumni network across more than 100 countries, you’ll make incredible connections regardless of your course modality.

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  1. Top Universities. QS Business Master’s Rankings 2024: Business Analytics.
  2. Wavestone. 2024 Data and AI Leadership Executive Survey.
  3. Bureau of Labor Statistics. U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data Scientists.
  4. Senior Data Analyst Salary in the United States.
  5. Business Intelligence Engineer Salary in the United States.
  6. Business Analyst Salary in the United States.