Saint Louis University

Individuals with analytics skills are in short supply. Employer demand for analytics talent is projected to intensify in coming years as the amount of data continues to grow.

In this Information Age, which began in the 1990s with the rise of digital technology, companies have the capacity to gather a lifetime's worth of data about customers and their behavior. But that data is just an incomprehensible pile of numbers until a skilled analyst turns those numbers into meaningful information, useful for making intelligent business decisions.

Today, companies are searching for experts in data analytics who have high-formed business and technology backgrounds, and who understand the importance of the latest data and Information Age trends.

Saint Louis University's Master's Degree in Applied Analytics prepares you to pursue careers in today's dynamic multi-disciplinary work place. Through our Applied Analytics program, at our St. Louis, Missouri campus and online, you will combine the use knowledge and technology skills related to Analytics with organizational leadership to support knowledge discovery and dissemination, assisting the organizational decision-maker across a variety of academic disciplines and professional fields and preparing you for jobs in:

  • Business & Industry
  • Private for Profit and Not-for-Profit
  • Government
  • Information Technology
  • Health Care
  • Life Sciences
  • Education
  • Security & Intelligence
  • Military
  • And many more...

Recent trends in the job market data and expert predictions indicate that data analytics, business analytics, and similarly-named skillsets will be sought increasingly by employers seeking to optimize their business processes and improve their profitability by relying on data analysts for providing them with actionable insights. Typical roles that require education in Analytics include:

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Developer
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Communications Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Architect
  • Data Modeler
  • Financial Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Network Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Sales Engineer
  • Solutions Architect
  • Sr. Programmer
  • System Administrator
  • Systems Analyst
  • Vice President of Solutions

Obtaining a Master's in Applied Analytics through Saint Louis University's organizational development program is an important step in both advancing professional development and enhancing career opportunities and satisfaction.

View the admissions criteria for the M.S. in Applied Analytics.