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Master of Science in Applied Analytics

Part-Time

The Master of Science in Applied Analytics program prepares students with the practical data and leadership skills to succeed in the coming era. For the part-time option, there are two program formats to choose from: in-person on Columbia’s New York City campus, or online via Columbia’s flexible learning platform.

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.

Part-Time Program Options

  • Part-time on campus. Requires 36 credits and up to two years to complete.
  • Part-time online. Requires 36 credits and up to two years to complete. Classes take place entirely online in real time.

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

Following completion of the program, international degree-holders may be eligible for F1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) and the opportunity to work in the U.S. for up to one year. Because this is a STEM-eligible program, international degree-holders may be eligible for an F1 STEM OPT Extension, which allows F1 students to apply for an additional 24 months of OPT.

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