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Master of Science in Business Analytics

MS in Business Analytics program is designed to satisfy the contemporary needs in all business fields for data science technology and applications. With the development of information technology, especially the quick spread of IoT technology in consumer and supply chain fields, data explosion phenomenon is happening from small/personal businesses to multi-billion global businesses. Talents with data analytics competences are highly demanded by all organizations.

To provide in-depth and rigorous training in Business Analytics, this program emphasizes both the technical and the application perspectives of data analytics. Graduates from this program are anticipated to be able to,

  • develop business initiatives with strong story-telling ability
  • lead organizational changes with data driven decision making;
  • proficiently use programming and database tools for descriptive, discovery, predictive, and prescriptive analytics;

Graduates from this program will demonstrate in-depth knowledge in database, statistics, optimization, and decision theories, and be equipped with skills in Python/R, data warehousing, data mining, text mining and web analytics, big data analytics, and predictive/prescriptive modeling focusing on business applications. The program will focus on the implication of business analytics on various business functional areas such as marketing, supply chain management, finance, information systems, and prepare students with competencies to lead data-driven changes.

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Students that have completed the MITx MicroMasters program in Supply Chain Management, Statistics and Data Science, Data, Economics & Development Policy, or Principles of Management programs maybe eligible to transfer up to 9 semester units toward this degree upon meeting the admissions requirements.

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Program Highlights:

  • One year expedited or 2 year normal length for both full-time and part-time students
  • STEM program
  • Project experiences throughout the program
  • Learn powerful toolboxes (R, Python, Tableau, Hadoop etc.)
  • Focus on business story telling competences
  • Convenient locations at Cal Poly Pomona

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Cal Poly Pomona is among the nation’s leaders for first-year student retention in schools with acceptance rates above 50 percent, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. The university ranked No. 30, with 89 percent of Pomona’s first-year, full-time, undergraduate students in fall 2015 returning to campus for the 2016-2017 academic year
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For more information about the Master of Science in Business Analytics Degree, please contact:

Dr. Yuanjie He 
Chair of Technology and Operations Management Department in CBA Cal Poly Pomona
(909) 869 2458
3801 W. Temple Avenue 
Pomona, CA 91768 

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Drew Hwang, Ph.D.
Professor, Chair
Computer Information Systems Department
College of Business Administration
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

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