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Master of Science in Analytics

Sharpen your focus as an IT professional and become a leader in the field of analytics. Our online MS in Analytics can help you develop your command of powerful analytic tools to support successful businesses in today’s competitive landscape. This program helps you master advanced skills in data mining, statistics, applied analytics, modeling, forecasting, and more. You’ll learn how to find, interpret and use key information to drive effective decision-making in organizational settings. Capella offers eligible students certification exam vouchers from CompTIA, Cisco, and SAS.

IT Analytics expertise

Work with tools including SAS®, R, Python, and Tableau to enhance skills in data mining, statistics, modeling, forecasting, and more. 

Ways to influence with data

Develop an understanding of transforming data for business solutions, while also building soft skills that can help you offer insights and communicate results to your organization.

SAS® collaboration

Our collaboration with SAS®, the leader in analytics software, allows you to gain skills that employers value.

Classes start October 7

Apply today with no application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • 11 Core courses
  • Capstone
  • 48 Total quarter credits (12 max transfer credits)

Reduce your tuition by $2,500

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $2.5K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your master’s degree. Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.

What can you do with an MS in Analytics degree?

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion, or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with an MS in Analytics.

Job titles to explore

  • Data analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Director of technology
  • Technology manager
  • Solutions architect
  • Data architect
  • Systems analyst 

Employment settings to explore

  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Government – local, state, federal
  • Insurance carrier
  • Hospital
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial service
  • Consulting service
  • Telecommunications carrier
  • Bank
  • Retail 

*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.