STEM designated program
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    Leverage analytics and data to
    deliver business-critical solutions.

STEM designated program

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.

The STEM-designated W. P. Carey MS-BA allows eligible graduates on student visas access to an Optional Practical Training (OPT) extension for up to 36 months. This longer work authorization term may help international students gain additional real-world skills and experience in the U.S. And a recent investment by the W. P. Carey Foundation allocates $15 million to career services, meaning better and more access to employers, job postings, career coaching, and more.

MS-BA fast facts


Hired W. P. Carey MS-BA graduates in 2017




data and analytics courses, including an applied project

Best Grad Schools U.S. News Business 2019

No. 1 Most innovative university

No. 3 Supply chain management

No. 18 Information systems

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Mark your calendar

Priority consideration
April 4, 2020

Final deadline
June 30, 2020

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Attend an event

MS-BA Webinar: Current Student Panel

February 25, 2020
8:30am to 9:30am

Webinar: International Student Prep

March 11, 2020
8:30am to 9:30am

W. P. Carey Graduate Programs Information Session

March 21, 2020
9:30am to 2:30pm