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Applied Analytics | Master of Science Degree

Information technology (IT) has revolutionized society and created industries that are vital to the world's economy, stability, and to human life. As a result of this growth and development, organizations are now presented with new opportunities and avenues for using IT to achieve their strategic objectives.

The Master's Degree in Applied Analytics (previously named Organizational Informatics) capitalizes upon these new opportunities and provides professionals with an education relevant to advancing their career. Applied Analytics combines the interaction of technology with the human and organizational structures to support knowledge discovery, management, and dissemination. It prepares career-oriented, working professionals in the areas of:

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Information Retrieval
  • Evidence-based Decision Making
  • Information Visualization & Presentation
  • Project Management
  • Organizational Dynamics
  • Programming & Problem Solving

Learn more about the Master's in Applied Analytics.

The Personal Potential Index (PPI) is required for your application for admission. Visit SLU's page about the PPI evaluations and requirements or go to The ETS page to learn more about the PPI.

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Application Deadline for Beginning Term The Application Package Apply Online
Fall: July 1 Transcript(s); Undergraduate GPA above 3.00 or higher -- if a student possesses less than a 3.00 undergraduate GPA, the student may be admitted on conditionally; Resume; Professional Goal Statement; Three (3) PPIs from individuals who know the applicant professionally
(Advantages of the web application)
Spring: Nov. 1
Summer: April 1
Tel. No.: 800.734.6736
Dean: Beth Winfrey Freeburg, Ph.D.
Program Director: Srikanth Mudigonda, Ph.D.

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Applicant Criteria

Applied Analytics Application Review Process:

  • Applications are reviewed by a committee of School for Professional Studies faculty members

Assistantship Application Deadline: February 1

Rankings/Honors: The Applied Analytics graduate degree program is the first of two new master's degree programs offered by the School for Professional Studies with its first admitted students starting coursework in the Fall of 2010. | More about the School for Professional Studies

Credit Hours/Coursework: The Applied Analytics master's degree is a 36-hour program designed for working professionals wishing to pursue a professional master's degree while maintaining part- or full-time employment. Courses are offered in online and blended formats in accelerated 8-week terms. | Master's in Applied Analytics | Online Degree Programs

Careers Possibilities: Saint Louis University's Master's Degree in Applied Analytics prepares you to pursue careers in today's dynamic multi-disciplinary work place. You will combine the use technology with organizational leadership to support knowledge discovery and dissemination, assisting the decision maker across a variety of academic disciplines and professional fields | Career Opportunities | Student Career Services 

Curriculum & Program Details: The MS Applied Analytics program emphasizes personal, interpersonal/group, organizational management, and technological competencies through project-based coursework. | Learning Outcomes and Modalities

About the School for Professional Studies Faculty: The School for Professional Studies provides education to its students using top-quality, industry experts coming from a wide range of for-profit and not-for-profit employers and have a wide range of expertise. | SPS Faculty

Scholarships & Financial Aid: Contact the School for Professional Studies. | Student Financial Services at SLU | Affording Graduate Education at SLU

Program Highlights: Rather than simply providing knowledge and skills across a set of unrelated courses, the entire curriculum is designed to assist students in developing themselves within several competency areas. Students will complete projects in their foundation courses that will be used in later courses within the program. You will be able to see how you have developed yourself within the program. | Professional Perspectives: School of Professional Studies blog

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