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Online MS in Data Analytics

Use Data to Grow Business

Concordia, St. Paul's Master of Science in Data Analytics online is designed to prepare you for a career in helping businesses refine their practices and procedures to ensure organizational growth. Through the rigorous course curriculum and dedicated, engaged faculty, you will learn how to evaluate ethical applications in managing technology and how organizations are managed for self-learning in order to manage technology and innovation. Through this overarching trajectory, you will gain the skill set to compare and contrast different delivery methodologies in order to manage an organization and their respective teams.

Learning Outcomes

The Master's in Data Analytics online is structured to prepare you respond to real-world business problems with innovative, data-backed solutions. As a result, you can expect to learn how to:

  • Understand the concepts of business intelligence, data analytics, and data science
  • Interpret the tools and techniques related to prescriptive, descriptive, and predictive analytics
  • Generate descriptive measures and statistical probability
  • Analyze the different testing techniques such as hypothesis testing, two sample and one-way ANOVA tests, chi-square tests, simple linear regression, and multiple regression.
  • Assess various aspects of big data analytics by identifying the tools, technology, applications, use cases, and research directions used in the field
  • Identify the best methods of storing large data sets
  • Determine non-linear extraction of big data analytics along with data mining and large-scale data clustering

With these tools, you will be firmly equipped to propel your career to new heights through an abundance of advancement opportunities.

Career Outcomes

In the business world, management analysts are responsible for auditing organizational methods and models to locate areas for improvement. Through compilation, analysis, and evaluation of data, management analysts offer innovative solutions to secure business growth. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, management analysts earn an average yearly salary of $85,260. Moreover, the field is expected to grow by 14% until 2028.

Fast Facts

Duration: Five semesters - 18 months

Total Credits: 30

Modality: Online, Asynchronous



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    Career Preparation

    Concordia is committed to preparing students to become successful professionals with the skills they need to succeed in the workplace.

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    Relevant Curriculum

    Through practical coursework grounded in theoretical foundations, Concordia's programs empower students to apply what they learn to their career paths.

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    Expert Faculty

    Our highly skilled instructors have years of experience in their fields, giving students the support they need to thrive.

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    Concordia graduates earn some of the highest salaries among alumni from Minnesota colleges and universities.*


  • Among U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Programs for Bachelor's degrees
  • Ranked #3 among Washington Monthly's Best 4-year Colleges for Adult Learners
  • state outline of MNConcordia alumni earn some of the highest salaries in Minnesota*

*Based on data from comparable Minnesota institutions that participated in a study conducted by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Data retrieved 4/15/16.


Concordia University, St. Paul was founded in 1893 as a Christian liberal arts university dedicated to providing students with an exceptional education to prepare them for successful careers and meaningful lives. We have remained focused on that mission for over 100 years.

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