One-year MS in Business Analytics
Full-time, Accelerated Analytics Degree Program
Graduate in one year with deep knowledge and in-demand data analytics skills. Recent college graduates and early-career professionals can accelerate their analytics education by completing the Carlson School's full-time MS in Business Analytics program.
Begin in June, graduate next May
Full-time, cohort-based study with classes during the day
credits in three intensive semesters
Experiential Learning Throughout
Experiential learning is woven throughout the curriculum and includes multiple live case competitions with companies such as PwC. Full-time students also complete a semester-long experiential learning project with a partner company in the Carlson Analytics Lab. This hands-on experience with real data prepares students to succeed in data analytics jobs following graduation.
Experiential learning is a highlight of the program for many students and provides multiple opportunities to work on real analytics projects for real clients.
Rigorous Analytics Curriculum
The MSBA curriculum includes management fundamentals, technical capabilities, and advanced data analysis techniques. The majority of courses are taught by faculty in the Information and Decision Sciences department, consistently ranked among the top 5 in the nation for information systems education by U.S. News and World Report.
Analytics Alumni Land Jobs with Top Companies
Jobs for data experts are abundant in today's marketplace and Carlson School MSBA alumni find opportunities across industries.
The MS in Business Analytics program is recognized by the Department of Homeland Security as a STEM-designated program. STEM programs allow greater flexibility for international students.
Qualifying students admitted to start the full-time MSBA program may earn a scholarship to help fund their education. Twenty $20,000 merit-based scholarships will be awarded.
Dual Degree Option
Professionals with a combination of managerial expertise and analytics skills are in high demand from employers across industries. The Carlson School offers a dual MBA-MSBA degree program that can be completed in 2.5 years. Students who complete the program earn two graduate degrees.