University of Redlands


Learn More About How You Can Further Your Knowledge in Location Analytics

Every industry needs talent with the skills to gather, analyze and make meaning from information to help companies make strategic business decisions. The hottest sub-area of data analytics is information stemming from geospatial data. This focused area of information is expected to double by 2023, and there remains a greater demand for qualified candidates than actual candidates.


Choose a Program to Meet Your Needs

MBA with a Concentration in Location Analytics

  • 18-24 months, 1 evening or Saturday per week
  • 12 courses, 4 in Location Analytics
  • Taught at 8 campuses, fully online, or hybrid
  • 6 starts per year

Master of Science in Business Analytics

  • 18 months, 1 evening per week
  • 9 courses
  • 3 campuses
  • 3 starts per year

Certificate in Location Analytics

  • 3 courses
  • Fully online and at your pace
  • Start and end around your schedule

Why University of Redlands is the Right Choice

  • The university’s deep partnership with Esri, global mapping and location data leader, affords students access to research, case studies, faculty, and guest lecturers from Esri
  • The University of Redlands is ranked #5 in US News and World Report 2021 for Regional Universities West
  • Our programs are designed for working professionals
  • 95% of our graduates said they would recommend our programs to a friend or colleague
  • Our curriculum is different. We blend GIS, MIS, and business disciplines to teach you how to capture and analyze data with an understanding of the ethical and societal aspects of location analytics work
  • We provide a 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio and small, collegial course sizes
  • We do not require a STEM degree, prerequisite courses, or a GMAT/GRE test
  • Our degrees and certificate are competitively priced

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Thomas Horan, Dean of the School of Business, presenting at the 2018 Esri User Conference in San Diego, CA. 

New Skills Create New Opportunity

  • Contextually understand a business problem and how location analytics can factor into solutions
  • Gain critical insights into the company, customer, product, and marketplace
  • Optimize business practices and processes
  • Facilitate better decision-making and solve organizational problems
  • Understand the technological tools used to collect, manage, and analyze data
  • Model and work effectively with numerical data using state-of-the-art analytics methods
  • Articulate analytics problems, insights, and solutions in easy-to-understand language
  • Evaluate ethical, legal, and locational implications of geospatial data and decisions