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Duration:        12 months

Start date:      September

Location:        On-campus 

GMAT/GRE test optional for qualified applicants

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

The Carlson School advantage

The Carlson School advantage

In today's ever-changing business world, the use of analytics and AI is no longer just a trendy catchphrase, but a crucial factor in making well-informed decisions. Our MSBA program is designed to equip you with the ability to gather, process, and interpret data, thereby providing you with the necessary skills to address real-life business hurdles through the employment of advanced AI models.

  • One Transformative Year: Complete your master's in just 12 months.
  • AI Integration: Seamless integration of AI topics throughout the curriculum.
  • High Employment Rate: 93% of 2023 graduates accepted job offers within six months. 

Harness the power of analytics and artificial intelligence to solve business challenges

Harness the power of analytics and artificial intelligence to solve business challenges

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The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program at the Carlson School of Management is your gateway to a transformative journey in analytics and artificial intelligence (AI). Join us in harnessing the power of data to drive business success.

To graduate in one year with in-demand analytics expertise, choose the rigorous full-time Master in Business Analytics.

Accelerate Your Career

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.

STEM Designated

Our curriculum has been redesigned to prioritize AI, and you will be exposed to critical AI topics throughout the three semesters of the MSBA program.

Enhanced AI Offerings

of 2023 grads received job offers within 180 days of graduation

average base salary for 2023 grads

QS World University Ranking for U.S. master's in business analytics (2024)




Our 12-month full-time program offers a comprehensive academic experience that prepares you for the analytics job market. You won't have to worry about GMAT/GRE stress, as we offer a test-optional application process for qualified candidates. Additionally, eligible applicants can take advantage of merit-based scholarships, with opportunities for up to $20,000 in financial support. 

Why Choose Carlson School's MSBA Program?

Why Choose Carlson School's MSBA Program?

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