Master of Science in Business Analytics
The Carlson School's Master of Business Analytics (MSBA) program teaches students how to extract insights with creative data analysis, and then apply the results in real business settings. Students graduate with a unique combination of data science skills and business acumen to lead in an increasingly data-driven world.
The Carlson MSBA
Highly ranked & STEM-designated Master's in Business Analytics
of 2015, 2016, and 2018 grads received job offers following graduation
QS World University Ranking for U.S. master's in business analytics (2020)
U.S. News and World Report 2020 ranking for management information systems specialty
Learn Analytics Today. Lead Business Tomorrow.
Jobs in big data are abundant and the need for data professionals is immediate. From social networks to mobile devices, and from real-time sensors to purchase transactions, the pace of data generation is growing exponentially. Business analytics students learn how to harvest, process, and analyze data to extract insights and create business value.
Accelerate your Analytics Career
To graduate in one year with in-demand analytics expertise, choose the rigorous full-time Master's in Business Analytics.
Synchronize your Success
To earn a master's in data analytics while you continue to work, choose the flexible part-time program.
Real-world Experience Built In
Experiential learning is a hallmark of the Carlson School. Students in the MSBA program put what they learn to work for real clients like Mall of America and gain valuable resume experience along the way.
Who's hiring Carlson MSBA grads?
MSBA graduates are in high demand: 100% of 2015, 2016, and 2018 graduates received offers for employment. Graduates now work at standout companies across the nation.
Learn from Experts
Consistently ranked in the top five for management information systems education, Carlson School faculty bring field-leading expertise to the classroom.
The MS in Business Analytics is recognized by the Department of Homeland Security as a STEM-designated program. STEM programs allow greater flexibility for international students.
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