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Master of Science in Applied Analytics

Full Time Applied Analytics Hero


The Master of Science in Applied Analytics prepares students with the practical data and leadership skills to succeed in the coming era. For the full-time option, students take courses on Columbia’s New York City campus. The program takes three terms (12 points/credits per term) to complete, and fall or spring entry is possible.

At a Glance

In This Master’s Program, You Will…

  • Gain exposure to analytical tools and methods to address a wide range of business challenges.
  • Learn to recognize opportunities to impact an organization’s strategic direction through the implementation of analytics processes.
  • Learn to source, store, and model the internal and external data needed to answer questions and produce value.
  • Learn to incorporate sophisticated data analytical techniques, approaches, and models to affect outcomes and decision-making.
  • Develop the management and analytical skills necessary to implement change based on data-driven decisions.

Program Features Include…

  • A faculty of highly experienced practitioners who are leaders in the field.
  • A well-rounded approach covering the required soft (leadership) and hard (technical) skills you will need to advance in your career.
  • An innovative curriculum featuring both Management and Technical Cores that will equip you with the tools to analyze data, produce actionable information, and create an analytical culture within an organization.

Who Should Apply?

Individuals looking to enhance decision-making using data within a wide range of functions, including finance, operations, marketing, or sales.

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F1 Optional Practical Training Opportunities

OPT (Optional Practical Training) is a benefit and extension of F-1 student status that permits you to remain in the U.S. after you complete your academic program with permission to work in your field of study. For full details on eligibility and requirements, please visit the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) website.

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