MSBA class of 2016

Carlson Analytics Lab Students

Carlson Analytics Lab student consultants are enrolled in the Carlson School's MS in Business Analytics (MSBA) degree program. This academically rigorous curriculum prepares students with a unique combination of data science knowledge, business acumen, and technical skills. Client companies that partner with the lab meet emerging data science talent from one of the country's top-ranked business analytics programs.


Man in Class
Business Acumen

Carlson Analytics Lab student consultants are trained to think critically about business problems and to apply data analysis techniques in ways that deliver business value.

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Technical Skills

Practiced in data engineering, coding, and application development, our student consultants build sophisticated models, dashboards, and more for client companies.

Professor Ravi Bapna in class
Faculty Supervised

All the work students do for clients is supervised by Carlson School faculty to ensure quality. Partners often cite the benefits of adding faculty experts to their networks.

Demitri McGee

These are some really top-notch students. The quality of the work they’re doing—you’re not going to get that quality at that price elsewhere. More companies and nonprofits should definitely engage with this program.

Demitri McGee
financial coach & housing counselor, Build Wealth MN

Big Data in the Business World

Clients from 3M, Land O'Lakes, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Regis Corporation, and Polaris Industries discuss data's tremendous business potential, why they partnered with the Carlson Analytics Lab, and how the Carlson School analytics program prepares students for jobs in big data.

Carlson Analytics Lab