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Data has a story.
Be the one to tell it.

Earn an Online Master of Science in Data Analytics from Butler University and gain the skills to optimize data and effectively communicate data-driven outcomes.

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Program Overview

Butler’s Online Master of Science in Data Analytics program empowers students with the analytical skills required to create and deploy data-based actionable insights, which improve decision-making in their organization. Students learn technical skills, like predictive analytics and effective visualization techniques, essential for understanding complex data sets. Beyond the technical, Butler’s interdisciplinary program prioritizes soft skills, like critical reasoning and ethical decision-making, necessary to craft compelling stories with data.

The Online Master of Science in Data Analytics degree is offered in two different concentrations: Business Analytics and Healthcare Analytics. No matter the path, Butler’s holistic approach to data analytics ensures students leave the program with the knowledge and skills they need to excel in today’s data-centric world.

Holistic Analytics

Our programs provide a well-rounded curriculum that teaches a combination of basic skills and soft skills with the hard sciences. Students learn how to interpret data and communicate the story around it in a meaningful way.

Ethics-Focused

Students learn how to use data to drive high-quality decisions while understanding and considering the ethical implications behind those decisions.

Industry-Focused

Learn from industry leaders who have deep knowledge of analytics, gain real-world connections, and benefit from Butler’s collaboration with Conexus Indiana, a global advanced manufacturing powerhouse and logistics hub.

Flexible

Our flexible online curriculum is designed to support working professionals in all life stages.

Multidisciplinary Approach

Our cross-functional and applicable MS in Data Analytics curriculum bridges the gap between hard sciences and liberal arts by teaching you how to:

  • Build a sharper analytical perspective to strategically assess decisions and understand the ethical implications of data-driven decisions.
  • Learn storytelling to communicate analyses and interpretations, and to present data in a visually compelling format for various audiences.
  • Gain skills to analyze and interpret data outside of the conventional methods.
  • Employ key technologies in data analytics including data mining, machine learning, visualization, and predictive modeling.
  • Learn from data analytics experts and gain real-world connections.
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Admission

Connect with your dedicated enrollment advisor to learn more about:

  • Merit-based scholarships available
  • Military Benefits, including Yellow Ribbon participation
  • Expedited admission process—get a decision within one to two weeks
  • One-on-one admission counseling
  • $35 application fee

For financial aid information, contact the Office of Financial Aid at finaid@butler.edu or 317-940-8200.

Quick Facts

 

Program

MS in Data Analytics

Credits

31-32

Courses

11

Format

100% Online

Start Date

August 24, 2022

Final Deadline: July 25, 2022

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No. 1 Ranking

Butler University was named the No. 1 Most Innovative School in the Midwest for a sixth straight year in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, proving the high caliber of our academic programs and ongoing positive student experience.

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