Advanced Business Analytics: Online. One Year.

You already have a strong foundation in business from your previous MBA or MMS degree, but to reach your career goals, you may still need proficiency in the data and analytic skills that leadership roles demand. To bridge the gap between your current knowledge and your desired skill set, you need a strategic approach and a tailored learning path.

Business Analytics + AI + Machine Learning 

Fuqua's online Accelerated Master of Science in Quantitative Management: Business Analytics program is designed for busy professionals like you. You’ll build on your foundational strengths and gain the advanced data science, AI, and machine learning skills to keep your career on track in a rapidly evolving business environment.

Fuqua has long been a leader in online education for working professionals like you. Our flexible program is designed to fit into the spaces of your life, offering a high-caliber boost to your MMS or MBA—with minimal disruption to work, family, and other responsibilities.

Fast. Flexible. Focused.

Accelerate the knowledge you have with the skills you need—and earn your master’s in analytics in just 12 months. Our program accepts transfer credits from accredited MBA programs with a curriculum comparable to a Duke MBA, or from a Duke MMS degree. This means you can hit the ground running, focusing on developing advanced data science, analytics, AI, and machine learning  skills to put to work immediately.

Please review the admissions requirements and contact us to see if you qualify before starting your application.

Don't have the required prerequisites for our accelerated program? You can enhance your management and advanced data analytics skills in our 19-month online MSQM: Business Analytics program.

Jumpstart your studies with a 2.5-day on-campus launch experience to build relationships with your learning team and meet the program team that will support you through your experience. Over the next 12 months, our online format allows you to learn at your own pace, with a mix of self-paced modules and assignments, live virtual sessions, and team data science projects.

Online or on-campus, you are a full member of our Fuqua community. You'll have opportunities to strengthen bonds with your classmates and faculty, including optional on-campus Leadership and Data Visualization weekend programs, as well as online events we host throughout the program. You're online, but you're never alone.

The program's comprehensive curriculum integrates machine learning and artificial intelligence with the business applications you developed in your previous degree. You'll master advanced analytics techniques and strategies tailored for managerial decision-making. 

Over three terms, you'll complete a total of 9 courses: five focused on core data science and quantitative analysis and four centered around practical applications within specialized business settings.

You'll graduate with a broad range of capabilities that will empower your career and keep you in demand.

The Accelerated MSQM: Business Analytics program is taught by the same world-renowned Duke faculty who teach our on-campus programs—all authorities in core business functions and quantitative analytics methodologies, and highly experienced instructors in online education.

You can expect a challenging curriculum enriched with real-world insights. Professors encourage lively debates and engaging discussions that tap into the diverse experiences within your cohort. Cases and exercises offer multiple perspectives, ensuring an academically rigorous and rewarding learning experience.

Fuqua's Career Management Center (CMC) understands the unique needs of busy professionals like you. Virtual coaching sessions are aligned to your unique goals so you can effectively navigate every facet of career management—from day one of your program to post-graduation and beyond. 

Our Career Management Center (CMC) collaborates with students, alumni, and potential employers, sharing their knowledgeable industry insights and helping you to tap into our extensive array of career tools and services.

Duke is for life. The Duke alumni network is more than a post-graduation perk; it's a career-long partnership. As a Duke graduate, you become a member of a diverse, global community of alumni professionals who share—and are invested in—your drive to succeed. Your Duke network offers mentorship, job leads, and industry insights, keeping you ahead with trends and fostering a sense of belonging wherever your career leads.


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What's it like to get a master's in business analytics online? Our students can tell you all about it, firsthand! Dive into their experiences on the Duke MSQM Student Blog.

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To be eligible for the Accelerated MSQM: Business Analytics  program you must have an MMS or MBA degree from Fuqua or a similar MBA from an AACSB-accredited institution. If you have questions about eligibility, contact an admissions counselor by email or by calling +1.919.660.7705.


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MSQM Program

Accelerated MSQM: BA At A Glance



Fully online



Months to completion



12-week terms



Data science, quantitative, analytics & business applications courses



Optional on-campus intensives in Leadership and Data Visualization



Accelerated MSQM Student Profiles

Michael Harrison

Portrait of Michael Harrison, graduate of the Accelerated MSQM: Business Analytics program at Fuqua School of Business.
"The Accelerated MSQM program has given me a new perspective on the breadth of analytics applications to business problems."

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Accelerated Master of Science in Quantitative Management

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