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LSU’s Online Master of Science in Analytics in the E. J. Ourso College of Business is offered through the Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems. It prepares students to use data-driven methods to solve problems, reduce costs, increase revenues, streamline processes, and improve decision-making. Students learn specialized skills and knowledge drawn from the fields of computer science, statistics, operations research, and quality management to achieve results through a mixture of classroom instruction, hands-on exercises, and team-based projects. The MSA graduates are equipped with the skills and expertise to become leaders in top companies across all industries such as Chevron, Dow, Disney, IBM, and SAS.
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Total credit hours per program: 36 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $862
Total cost with fees: $31,032
Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Coach for the final program cost.
|Analytics Core||Credit Hours|
|ISDS 7301: Descriptive Analytics||3|
|ISDS 7302: Predictive Analytics||3|
|ISDS 7303: Analytics Methods||3|
|ISDS 7304: Visual Analytics||3|
|ISDS 7070: Advanced Business Problems - Python||3|
|ISDS 7510: Database Management||3|
|ISDS 7024: Advanced Statistical Analysis||3|
|ISDS 7103: Survey of Operations Research – Stochastic Methods||3|
|ISDS 7075: Ind Readings - Business Forecasting & Applications||3|
|BADM 7402: AI for Business OR BADM 7050: Information Systems||3*|
|BADM 7401: Cybersecurity for Business OR BADM 7403: Cloud Strategy||3*|
|ISDS 4070: Special Topics - Data Mining||3|
*The specific elective course will be determined by the term schedule. Please consult with your advisor for details.
The online Master of Science in Analytics program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Students who graduate with an online MSA will earn valuable skills in business analytics, business intelligence, and information technology.
Topics covered in this degree program include:
Our MSA program is a designated STEM degree that provides students the chance to engage with data-driven methods for problem-solving and decision making. The curriculum emphasizes the latest advanced data management tools such as SAS, SQL, R, SPSS, Tableau, and more. Students will also complete a team project that offers hands-on learning and relevant experience. Additionally, students who complete the program are well prepared for employment. Graduates of LSU’s MSA program have found careers in sectors including the following: consulting, healthcare, insurance, oil and gas, and telecommunications.
The laptop requirements below are set forth so that students may not have any issue loading data or software to their machine.
By becoming familiar with the types of technologies taught in this program, students are given a head start in their field post-graduation. Apple Systems are not recommended as all software utilized in this course requires the Windows operating system. However, if you do decide to utilize an Apple computer you must have Windows (10 or higher) running prior to starting courses. This can be done through a partitioned hard drive or other means of split operating systems.
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