Master of Science in Business Analytics



Master of Science in Business Analytics

Let data drive your decisions. And your career.


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The future belongs to business leaders who can harness data to make smarter, faster decisions. And that starts here at Eller.

In our Master’s in Business Analytics program, you’ll dive deep into advanced analytics to explore real-world applications for data-driven decision making. Use actual company data sets to solve business problems, build marketing strategies and identify new opportunities. Working with top researchers and employer sponsored projects to teach methods so new they're not in any textbooks, you’ll be prepared to make an impact wherever your career takes you.


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The Program

What You'll Learn

As a business analytics student, you’ll gain deep expertise in analytical methods, data management and statistics—as well as in-depth business experience making data-driven decisions to solve real-world challenges.

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Explore a blend of technical, business and professional development courses as you complete 33 total units. Classes begin each summer and you can choose if you want to complete the program in 10 or 16 months.

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Frequently Asked Questions

No. We accept students from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds.

Yes. The MSBA program is STEM-designated, which makes it particularly attractive for international applicants who would like to work in the U.S. following graduation.

While some work experience is beneficial for graduate students, it is not required. 

No. We offer an online graduate certificate (9 units) in Business Intelligence and Analytics, but the MSBA program is not offered online at this time. 

No, we do not offer either summer or evening classes at this time.


This program requires students to have a background in one or more computer programming languages. Students are expected to be comfortable with writing computer programs in one of the following languages: Python, Java or C#. Knowledge of SQL is also recommended. Deficiencies may be addressed through university coursework or via online learning platforms, such as Coursera, Udemy, edX and others.

No! Applicants may be asked to participate in a short (15 to 25 minute) virtual interview to discuss their interests in the program and to assess their quantitative background and preparedness for the MSBA program. This requirement replaces the need to complete and submit scores for the GRE or GMAT. A member of the admissions teams will reach out to schedule this meeting if you meet the basic criteria for the program.

Return on Investment

Return on Investment

Thanks to a program that truly prepares you to lead in the business world—and a dedicated career management team to help seek out opportunities—you’ll graduate ready to take the job market by storm and shine in the corporate recruiting process.

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Program Cost

10 Month
 Resident: $33,128
Non-resident: $47,700

16 Month
 Resident: $52,700 
Non-resident: $69,901

Tuition and fees subject to change.

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Your Future is Calling

You’ve heard the “why.” If you think you’re a good fit, it’s time for the “how.” Let’s get you on the road to your Eller MSBA. Contact us or begin your application now:

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