Shape the future. Change the world.
Earn a Seattle Pacific MS-DAB degree at your own pace — online or in the evenings on campus.
You’re passionate about learning how to gather, organize, and analyze data in or outside of a business context. You relish the challenge of solving complex problems and are intrigued by coding and algorithms. Your curiosity compels you to extract meaning from raw data, and strive for transforming data into a usable asset.
Leverage your passion for data with our high-demand MS-DAB degree and take advantage of career opportunities in a rapidly expanding field. With the world’s most renowned tech giants right around the corner, MS-DAB graduates are uniquely positioned to change the game here in Seattle, and beyond.
The School of Business, Government, and Economics Difference
Through the applied, experiential, and collaborative-based MS-DAB curriculum at Seattle Pacific’s School of Business, Government, and Economics, students gain purpose-driven leadership skills and discover how data analytics, business principles, and ethical practice unite to lay a foundation for service to others as a data analyst.
For the modern business enterprise, utilizing data analytics effectively is key to creating a competitive advantage. An MS in Data Analytics in Business from Seattle Pacific bridges the gap between business and data, preparing students for leadership at the intersection of data and business. This STEM designated degree focuses on managing the mountains of data that organizations use, and enabling management to make sense of that data. You’ll gain expertise in data management, data mining, visualization, and analytics, as well as business intelligence. Through the MS-DAB program,
leaders are developed with the management, analytics, and problem-solving skills they need to handle complex, data-based decision-making situations.
Why Seattle Pacific?
From its inception in 1977, SPU’s School of Business, Government, and Economics has upheld an unwavering dedication to excellence ― quality faculty and curricula, values and ethics, and readying students to impact their professional and personal worlds.
- AACSB Accreditation
Seattle Pacific was the first school of the nearly 100-member Council for Christian Colleges and Universities to achieve the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) distinction. AACSB International represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide - 5% of schools globally. As a member, we are part of a united movement to improve the quality of business education around the world, helping to develop the next generation of great leaders. Four out of five alumni from AACSB-accredited schools say their graduate management education contributes to improvements in their competitiveness, proactiveness, innovation, and creativity. Also, SPU is listed as a Best Business School in the West by The Princeton Review.
- Deep Ethics Emphasis
Built on an ethical foundation, all graduate programs at SPU offer first-class data analytics education through the lens of Christian faith and values. Students take two ethics classes, and ethical issues are integrated throughout the curriculum. The School of Business, Government, and Economics also operates the Center for Faithful Business.
- Work-Friendly Format
In person or online – you choose what best fits your schedule. In-person classes meet on campus in the evening after work. Online classes meet, well, online! Classes are small enough for students to interact with professors and fellow students in a cooperative and reciprocal learning environment. Responsive and caring faculty encourage students to reach their goals.
- Mentor Program Advantage
At SPU, students are encouraged to follow their inspiration and imagination while benefiting from a top-rated mentor program that connects them with professionals in their chosen fields of study. To enhance the MS-DAB experience, we offer a mentor program that gives students access to more than 2,000 business people and professionals from a variety of companies, industries, roles, and levels of experience. Meet one-on-one with a mentor or multiple mentors for a richer learning experience and network of contacts.
- Valuable Connections
When you graduate with an MS-DAB from SPU’s School of Business, Government, and Economics, you join a community of alumni and partnering stakeholders who stay connected. As a graduate, you’ll find experienced and engaged, top-level business professionals eager to lend their support.
- Robust Suite of Career Services
Shaping a definitive course of action upon graduation is vital. That’s why we offer a robust suite of career and professional development opportunities including career counseling, job-search coaching, résumé development, workshops and seminars, networking events, and mentoring through SBGE Career Services.