The MS in Business Analytics is a rigorous, fast-paced graduate program for analytical thinkers with an interest in business. Qualified applicants should demonstrate a capacity for intense academic study, a propensity for mathematics and programming, and a basic understanding of business fundamentals.

Who Should Apply?

Recent graduates and early-career professionals with analytical backgrounds are eligible for the program. Ideal candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • Recently completed undergraduate study in economics, mathematics, engineering, business, computer science, statistics, or related field
  • Demonstrates aptitude for excelling in a demanding academic setting
  • Some computer programming experience strongly preferred
  • At least one-semester college level calculus course with a grade "C" or better required
  • Work experience is not required, but preferred

Please see our Class Profile (117.64 KB)of the students who have been admitted to the Program for Summer 2015. 

 

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The MS in Business Analytics program begins only in June. The program does not have a start date in Fall or Spring semesters. 

  • Round 1 Application Deadline: November 1
  • Round 2 Application Deadline: January 1
  • Round 3 Application Deadline: February 1

Application requirements

IMPORTANT: All students enrolled in the 2016-2017 program must report to campus by June 6, 2016. A mandatory orientation will be held during the week of June 6-10, 2016. The exact dates will be confirmed at a later date.

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Have questions? Email us at msba@umn.edu or call 612-625-5555.

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