Applied Business Analytics at Boston University’s Metropolitan College
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#10 Best Online Graduate Business Programs (Excluding MBAs)

Excel in data-driven decision-making with business analytics

Earn a degree or certificate from a leading research university with top-ranked online programs

  • Evenings on campus
  • Online
  • Part-time or full-time
  • No GRE/GMAT required

Now is the time to become an expert in transforming data into a valuable catalyst for business growth. PwC predicts 2.7 million job postings for data science and analytics roles by 2020, noting that 67 percent of data analytics posts are for analytics-enabled leadership roles such as chief executive officer, chief data officer, director of IT, human resources manager, financial manager, and marketing manager.

The graduate programs in Applied Business Analytics at Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) meet your needs with liberating flexibility, an engaged community, and rigorous academics that offer practical, interactive learning.

You’ll work with faculty who are able to share first-hand professional expertise in key areas such as predictive analytics. Whether you study online or on campus, or both, the connections you make with other students from around the world will enlighten and open doors. You’ll gain hands-on experience with a variety of analytical models and decision-support tools—knowledge you can immediately apply on the job to mine the critical information needed to gain an advantage in marketing, operations, product and technology innovations, financial services, human resource management, and so many other areas.

Applied Business Analytics Programs

These programs provide comprehensive coverage of data analytics concepts, techniques, and state-of-the-art tools used in the process of data-driven business decision-making.

  • Master’s in Applied Business Analytics (on campus, online, and blended)
  • Graduate certificate in Applied Business Analytics (online, on campus, and blended)

We also offer a non-credit, online Pre-Analytics Laboratory—for those who want to test their aptitude for the field.


Boston University is an accredited member of AACSB International―The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.


As part of Boston University, Metropolitan College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), one of six nationally recognized accrediting agencies.