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Simon Business School, University of Rochester Announces New Online Masters of Science in Business Analytics for Managers

January 12, 2022 GMT

ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 12, 2022--

Simon Business School, pioneer of STEM management education and home to successful marketing and business analytics programs, now takes it analytics expertise online with the launch of a new Online Masters of Science in Business Analytics for Managers. With data transforming every industry, this program will provide current managers or those aspiring to lead the critical skills and tools they need to succeed. Simon’s stellar reputation for excellence in analytics and leadership development will deliver a program that provides managers the expertise that will help advance their careers. This online program format offers access to a top-tier Master’s program and the world-renowned Simon faculty, regardless of a student’s location.

“Businesses today need managers who can harness the power of analytics to make data-informed decisions, manage risks and increase efficiencies,” said Sevin Yeltekin, Dean of the Simon Business School. “This program will teach managers how best to evaluate investments in analytics, determine which tools and data are most critical, and leverage the results to support company goals and add value to their organization.”

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Designed for working professionals in management roles or aspiring managers, the coursework is structured to allow students to complete the program in 14 months. While offered online, the program includes three in-person opportunities that foster peer relationships, encourage collaboration with faculty, and link students with industry leaders in analytics. These occur at the beginning, middle and end of the program to keep a strong thread of connection for students. Supporting career goals is a top priority and students will receive career coaching support from Simon’s Benet Career Management Center to ensure they are positioned for advancement and prepared for and receive exposure to recruiters.

“The Online Masters of Science in Business Analytics for Managers is unique in design and will provide students the practical and relevant training they need to succeed and take their career to the next level,” said Mitch Lovett, Senior Associate Dean, Education and Innovation. “This is a virtual program with a very high touch, including direct connection and support from faculty, opportunities for immersion and collaboration, an intimate cohort, a peer network and in-person opportunities.”

The program augments and complements the Simon School’s full suite of Master’s programs, including a full-time MBA, and full time Masters of Science programs in Accountancy, Finance, Business Analytics and Marketing.

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Applications are being accepted now and the first 14-month class will begin August 2022. For more information, visit www.simon.rochester.edu/programs/online-msba

About Simon Business School
The Simon Business School at the University of Rochester is a highly ranked, world-class business school located on the campus of the University of Rochester. Rooted in quantitative analysis and economics, Simon prepares its graduates for today’s real world, data-driven economy by offering a mix of analytically rigorous academics and hands-on experience within its close-knit community. The Simon Business School’s mission is to develop business leaders who have an exceptional level of clarity about business and about themselves, while embodying a relentless endeavor to be ever better.

Simon is ranked among the world’s leading business schools; in 2021 Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranked Simon in the Top 25 business Schools in the U.S., and US News and World Report ranked Simon #1 in student body diversity among the top-50 business schools in the US in 2021. Simon Business School consistently ranks as one of the best schools for ROI. Academic degree programs include full-time MBA, four specialized MS programs, and executive and professional MBA programs. For more information, visit https://simon.rochester.edu/

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