W. P. Carey MS-BA

Be on the forefront of Big Data with a W. P. Carey Master of Science in Business Analytics (MS-BA) degree. This explosion of Big Data impacts every part of the global economy, making business analytics specialists one of the fastest-growing careers in our economy. You'll learn to derive value from data and modeling, lead data-driven analyses, and create a critical business advantage.

Through an innovative curriculum designed for where industry, economies, and the world is headed, you’ll become a leader who sees the big picture and embraces change. Optional tracks in cloud computing and tech consulting, fintech, marketing analytics, and supply chain analytics deepen your focus, and prepare you to hit the ground running in your chosen industry.

Academics

Meet the demand: From smartphones to social media to the emerging "Internet of Things," companies need to manage more and more complex data every day. This explosion of Big Data impacts every part of the global economy, careers in business analytics is projected to grow 27 percent by 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. The demand should remain high as technology advances and companies seek efficiency and cost savings.

By adding an optional track in one of four emerging areas of analytics, you’ll learn more about how big data is changing every sector of the economy, and you’ll be better equipped to lead in the years ahead.

The W. P. Carey MS-BA program has been designated by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency within the Department of Homeland Security as a STEM eligible degree program (CIP code 52.1301). The STEM designation allows eligible graduates on student visas access to an Optional Practical Training (OPT) extension, up to 36 months, as compared to 12 months for non-STEM degrees. As an international student, the longer work authorization term may help you gain additional real-world skills and experience in the U.S.

MS-BA fast facts

Amazon   |   Dell   |   Deloitte
hired MS-BA graduates in 2020

4 optional tracks
to customize your degree

Take a closer look at the MS-BA curriculum

Experience

Enjoy life on the ASU Tempe campus — in the middle of a vibrant metropolis, with access to major hiring companies, year-round activities, and the beautiful desert southwest.

How to apply

Start your journey on the right foot: Join us for an upcoming event to learn more about the W. P. Carey MS-BA, and take note of application deadlines and application materials.

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Application deadlines

Round I

Oct. 1, 2021

Round II

Dec. 1, 2021

Round III (International)

May 1, 2022 (extended)

Round IV (Priority)

May 1, 2022 (extended)

Round V (Final)

July 1, 2022

Cost and financial aid

In as little as 9 months, the W. P. Carey master’s in business analytics at ASU will prepare you to become a leader in where business is heading next.

Incoming class of 2022

Two-semester format

Estimated tuition and fees

Resident

$33,608

Nonresident

$53,288

International

$55,488

Three-semester format

Estimated tuition and fees

Resident

$53,412

Nonresident

$79,004

International

$82,032

Paying for your degree is one of the most critical steps in your decision to go to business school. Work with us to find the right solution for you, whether it’s scholarships, graduate assistantships, or loans.

Learn more about how to pay for your degree

Career management

The W. P. Carey Career Services Center helps you tell your story through individualized support and targeted resources. Our dedicated team of experienced professionals will assist you in defining career goals, implementing job search strategies, and leveraging your degree.