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MSc Applied Data Science for Business

Boost your career by building in-demand business skills with our online graduate program in Applied Data Science for Business at Portland State University.

Quick Facts

Duration: 1 year (Full-time)
2 years (Part-time)
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: $797 per credit
Location: Online

As data and technology pervade every sphere of business, companies seek professionals who can bridge the gap between deep technical knowledge and business functions. A recent search of “business analytics” jobs in Indeed.com yielded over 50,000 job listings with over 300 in the Portland Metro region.

Business leaders today also need the skills to guide an organization through digital transformation and the knowledge to create customer and stakeholder value sustainably and ethically.

What can you do

With the flexibility to choose a focus in Business Blockchain, Business Intelligence & Analytics, or HR Analytics, you’ll gain cross-functional data science skills that apply across industries. Applied Data Science for Business graduates at Portland State University will leverage advanced business concepts and can expect to grow into senior management and director roles. No matter your current area of specialty, an MSADSB degree will expand your possibilities. Potential roles include:

  • Senior Analyst
  • Analytics Manager
  • IT Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Social Media Manager
  • Compensation Analyst
  • Fintech
  • Audit and Accounting

Courses Included

  • Digital Transformation of Business
  • Digital Transformation: Security, Privacy & Ethics
  • Special Topics in Data Science, Technology for Business: Data Structures for Business Applications
  • Special Topics in Data Science: Machine Learning Applications for Managers