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 one-year MSBA program.

1 year

3 semesters


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. 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.

Real Experience

Experiential learning is a highlight of the program for many students and provides multiple opportunities to work on real analytics projects for real clients.

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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.

Course Descriptions and Program Structure


Full-Time MSBA Class of 2020 Profile

STEM Designated

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.

New Scholarships

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.

Eligibility Qualifications


Successful applicants demonstrate a capacity for intense academic study, a propensity for mathematics and programming, and a basic understanding of business fundamentals.

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