Earn your Master's in Strategic Analytics

Program Snapshot
  • Master of Science
  • 100% online
  • Part-time
  • 30 credits
  • Finish in < 3 years
  • GRE/GMAT not required

Making data make sense.

These days, data is the currency of success. But the real value comes from meaningful interpretation. That's why demand is soaring for experts in the art and science of data analytics.

Analytics is disrupting industries and reshaping how we live our lives. Open new professional doors with an online master's in Strategic Analytics from Brandeis GPS. Leading data analysts will demonstrate how to transform data into actionable insights that solve problems, improve decision making and tell powerful stories.

Explore the technology and techniques behind Big Data, machine learning, AI and other game changers as you learn to:

You'll benefit from small classes with other working professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds, including business, professional sports, nonprofits, government, life sciences and manufacturing.

Here's the biggest win: You can immediately apply what you learn to your work and demonstrate your new analytics proficiency.

This program has received official STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) designations.

Courses and Requirements

Part-time | Fully online | Financially accessible

Your 30-credit Strategic Analytics MS program includes required courses in fundamentals such as data visualization, business intelligence, machine learning and data science. Electives allow you to round out your skillset by delving deeper into areas of interest, including digital marketing, governance and data security.

The Strategic Analytics Industry

Turn insights into action.

Across the globe, institutions are collecting unprecedented amounts of data. They are in dire need of skilled specialists who can recognize and unlock its extraordinary value. You’ll find opportunities to thrive as an expert in data collection, management and analysis in the public and private sector as well as within your current organization.

Meet Our Featured Faculty

Learn analytics from leading practitioners.

Faculty for our Strategic Analytics program represent the best in the field. These respected professionals share their expertise and real-world experiences in strategic data analytics with you. You’ll also benefit from their connections, which can help you meet your career goals.

Mark Coleman
Program Chair of Strategic Analytics
Director of Analytics and Advanced Insights, Advisor360

Mark Coleman, MA, is Head of Quantitative Financial Strategies at MassMutual, a leading provider of life insurance, retirement, and financial security products for individuals and businesses. At MassMutual, Mark leads a multi-disciplinary team of data scientists, statisticians, and analysts that provide predictive modeling, financial forecasting, and risk analysis for the enterprise.

Previously he held senior analytical management and data science roles at Carbonite, Warner Brothers, The Hartford, and Liberty Mutual. He was also founder and CEO of a successful analytics consulting and forecasting practice serving the institutional investment community. He is a regular speaker at analytics industry forums.

Mark has an MA in Economics from Boston College, and a BA in Applied Mathematics and a BA in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Ross Morrone
Instructor for Data Visualization for Strategic Analytics
Director of Marketing, Youngstown State University
Keishalee Shaw
Instructor for Business Intelligence
Business Information Architect, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Annie Shebanow
Instructor for Foundations of Data Science and Analytics