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Program Benefits

  • An Application-Based Program
  • Certificate offerings to tailor your studies
  • Python and R Programming Languages Offered

Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

Earning your Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics (MS BIDA) is a fundamental step toward gaining a competitive edge in business. A graduate education is an investment, but the cost doesn't need to put your degree out of reach.

An Affordable Education in Data-Driven Decision Making

Saint Mary's University provides an affordable and convenient way to earn your master's in business intelligence and data analytics. The program offers competitive financial aid packages and scholarships to students who qualify. Plus, with flexible coursework delivered entirely online, you'll save on lodging and commuting costs and be able to keep your job.

MS BIDA Tuition and Fees, 2023-2024

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Technology Fee

$100 per term

BIA 665 Virtual Lab Fee


Students are required to pay the current tuition rate for all classes taken toward their degree. The tuition is based on the tuition rate of the program through which the course is offered.

Saint Mary's University reserves the right to revise tuition payment policies at any time.

Gain a Quality Education at an Affordable Price

The online Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics program at Saint Mary’s University offers affordable tuition with a comprehensive curriculum, making this degree valuable and reasonably priced.

The cost of the M.S. in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics degree at Saint Mary’s is $25,560. The average tuition for other business intelligence and data analytics programs is $36,746. On average, students can pay less than half of the tuition of other programs when they choose to study at Saint Mary’s and are prepared to enter a competitive job market ready to make an impact. 

While the total cost and fees for a program vary, our team works hard to ensure that our degrees are affordable.

Saint Mary’s M.S. in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics tuition = $25,560

Average M.S. in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics tuition = $36,746*

*Comparison data is based on published 2021-2022 tuition rates from a selection of major business and data analytics master's programs in the U.S.

Tuition Savings

Saint Mary’s University has partnerships with select organizations to offer a 10% tuition savings and waived application fee toward continuing education. To see if your organization offers a tuition discount click here. Our list of partnerships is growing so, be sure to contact an enrollment counselor if you don't see your organization listed.

MS BIDA Tuition Support

Financing your future doesn't have to be complicated — there are many resources available and we're here to help. Learn moreabout financial aid options, private loans, scholarships, and employer tuition reimbursement. You can also call 877-308-9954 to speak with one of our enrollment counselors who can guide you through the process. Military students,find out about tuition discounts.

Employer Reimbursement

The value and merit of an MS in business intelligence and data analytics are broadly recognized by employers. So much so, that some employers cover the cost of tuition so their employees can be more productive and efficient, which contributes to the health of the company's bottom line.

Learn more about employer reimbursement and how your online master's degree can be beneficial to your employer, too. Saint Mary's is committed to providing an affordable graduate-level education. We strive to keep tuition and fees as low as possible while delivering an excellent private education.

For more information about tuition, the financial aid application process, available scholarships, or your eligibility, call us at 877-308-9954 to speak to an enrollment counselor, or request more information.


*Students who elect to enroll in the MS BIDA with the Data Analytics certificate can earn their degree in a year. Other certificate additions may increase program time to completion.