MS in Business Analytics Program Information

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About The Program

The MS in Business Analytics program is designed to prepare students with cutting-edge knowledge and skill sets that will enable them to be competitive in the rapidly growing field of business analytics. The curriculum features three components that ensure students understand theory in depth and develop practical skill sets:

  • Fundamental Disciplinary Knowledge: Students learn the fundamentals of business and economics so that they understand business data and problem solving.
  • Technical Skills: Using programs such as SQL, R, Python, and Tableau, students will become well versed in collecting, preparing, modeling, and interpreting business data.
  • Professional Skills: At the core of all Lehigh Business graduate programs, students are challenged to develop their soft skills and professional networks. Students will gain valuable leadership, teamwork and communication skills ensuring they are prepared for the job market.

The MSBA program is open to students from all backgrounds, including arts and sciences, engineering, business, etc. Entering students should have some basic training in math, business, and programming languages as specified in the pre-requisite requirements. No more than two years of full-time work experience.


Program Format 

The MSBA program will offer classes in hybrid modality via Lehigh’s online technology platforms. Students can choose to attend classes online or on-campus during the Summer II session, but are expected to be full-time, on-campus during fall and spring semesters. However, students located outside 100 mile radius from campus may attend all classes online upon Program Director's approval.


STEM Designated Degree

The MS in Business Analytics program contains an interdisciplinary curriculum that includes STEM fields, which qualifies the program as a STEM designated degree.