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Mercy College International Graduate Pathway - Business Analytics (STEM)

The Master of Science in Business Analytics prepares its graduates for employment in a high growth area of the economy. The program is offered to candidates who wish to enter or advance their careers in that field.

MSc Business Analytics

The MSc in Business Analytics prepares graduates for employment in a high growth area of the economy. While at Mercy, students will expand their proficiency in the latest analytic technologies. ​
The business world is undergoing a data revolution. Most companies are moving toward gathering data with the objective of driving business decisions. There is a pressing need for students with skills at the intersection of business and data science.

​Career Opportunities

  • Financial analyst
  • Management analyst
  • Marketing analyst
  • Operations research analyst
  • Operations manager
  • Analytics consultant

English Language Requirements

Course English Language Requirement
MCI Graduate Pathway (3 semester) IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0 in each component
MCI Graduate Pathway (2 semester) IELTS 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in each component
MCI Graduate Pathway (2 semester) IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5 in each component

What you will study

As a graduate pathway student you will study English
Language, as well as academic courses tailored towards
your final degree. Each course is 3 credits and will count
towards your final degree.

Course information

Quantitative Methods in Business Research (IELTS 4.5 only)

Statistical methods applicable to business research and decision-making. Includes major probability distributions: binomial, normal, T. F and Chi square, tests of hypotheses for means, regression and correlation techniques, time series analysis, and index number methods. Extensive use of computers is required.

Introduction to Managerial Analytics

This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to analytics including the interpretation and communication of analytics outcomes to facilitate objective decision-making at the executive level. Students engage in hands-on learning of analytics using Excel.

Data Management

Concepts, best practices and common techniques for managing data are covered: relational data modeling, data warehousing, data governance, ‘Big Data’ and database administration. Students
engage in hands-on learning using contemporary data management tools and techniques, such as SQL programming language, to develop their knowledge and experience of data management.


Students learn to design and present data to an observer in a way that yields insight and understanding. This course focuses on the design, construction and presentation of data visualizations from the business perspective using Tableau. This course will also include lessons on the psychology of data visualization incorporating concepts such as attention/pre-attention, perception and cognition to enable a better understanding of how data visualization can be optimized

Key Information


Start Dates

January 2024September 2023


Pathway Tuition Fee

$12,814.00 – $18,414.00