Villanova School of Business Master of Science in Business Analytics Program Ranks among Top Programs in Fortune

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Villanova, Pa., January 25, 2023 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was recently named to Fortune’s Best Online Master’s in Business Analytics Programs list. VSB’s Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) was ranked #9, among other distinguished programs. Fortune calculated this ranking of best online business analytics programs based upon measures of student selectivity, the strength of the program’s brand, and program demand.

The VSB MSBA is a part-time online program designed to expose students to the entire business analytics continuum to build a broad toolkit of analytics skills. This approach allows graduates to apply analytics expertise to ever-evolving business needs and make informed, ethical, and sustainable decisions.

“VSB’s MSBA graduates are equipped with the skills needed to collect, analyze and transform data to tackle current business problems,” says Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, The Helen and William O’Toole Dean. “Our talented faculty and staff deliver a rigorous, personalized and first-rate educational experience.”   

VSB is committed to providing a high-quality education and world-class student services at all levels. VSB is known for its teaching excellence, current research, academic rigor, state-of-the-art learning facilities and the integration of ethics and service into curricular and extracurricular experiences.

For more information and to see the complete ranking, please visit Fortune Education.

About VSB: The The Villanova School of Business (VSB) undergraduate program is top-ranked among business schools in the nation. Its online graduate business programs are ranked #16, and its online MBA program is ranked #19 by U.S. News and World Report. VSB has been at the forefront of business education since it was founded in 1922. Serving over 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students, VSB is home to five Centers of Excellence – the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate, the Elenore and Robert F. Moran Sr. Center for Global Leadership, the Center for Business Analytics, the Center for Marketing & Consumer Insights and the Center for Church Management – with each designed to foster innovative, cross-disciplinary research and applied opportunities for students. VSB is known for academic rigor; creativity and innovation; hands-on and service-learning opportunities; a firm grounding in ethics; and an applied education that prepares students to become outstanding leaders and global citizens within the ever-changing, complex, and fast-paced world of business. For more, visit

About Villanova University: Since 1842, Villanova University’s Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition has been the cornerstone of an academic community in which students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others. There are more than 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students in the University's six colleges—the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Villanova School of Business, the College of Engineering, the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing, the College of Professional Studies and the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. Ranked among the nation’s top universities, Villanova supports its students’ intellectual growth and prepares them to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them. For more, visit  

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