Master of Science in Business Analytics

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Master your future in a data-driven world

Stand out and lead with a unique combination of analytics expertise and business acumen through Carlson School’s MS in Business Analytic program.  

Designed to advance your career

Widely recognized as the birthplace of management information systems, study at Carlson School in a cohort with internationally recognized faculty and gain resume-worthy experience working on analytics projects for corporate partners. The Masters of Science in Business Analytics is a department of Homeland Security recognized STEM-designated program.


in management information systems specialty, U.S. News and World Report (2024)


Master's in Business Analytics in the U.S., QS World University Ranking (2023)


of 2022 grads received job offers within 180 days of graduation

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The Carlson School advantage

Receive one-to-one faculty support

Gain resume-worthy experience working with real client companies

Build a global perspective through international learning opportunities

Join an international network of 55,000+ esteemed alumni

Prepare for your best career with lifetime coaching services

The Carlson School of Management shares a commitment to imagination, engagement, and ambition. Our approach connects students to unique experiential learning opportunities, dynamic international education programs, and a vibrant network of businesses throughout the state and beyond. 


Full-Time, On-campus

12 months

Not required with 3.0+ GPA

"My favorite part of the MSBA program was how quickly it enabled me to augment m skills and change my career trajectory. Over the course of a single year, I went from running a web design agency in Minneapolis to landing a job at McKinsey and moving to New York."

- Nick Rosener, '16 MSBA, Strategy & Analytics Lead, Google Cloud

Master your future. Apply today.

Apply early to give yourself the best chance to join the Carlson School of Management.

Application Deadlines:

  • November 1
  • January 3
  • February 1 - final deadline for international applicants
  • March 15 - final deadline for domestic applicants
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