STEM designated program

Master of Science in
Business Analytics (MS-BA)

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.

Business analytics program highlights


Hired W. P. Carey MS-BA graduates in 2020




data and analytics courses, including an applied project

Best Grad Schools U.S. News Business Analytics 2022

No. 1 Most innovative university

No. 10 Business Analytics

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MS-BA application deadlines

Round 1 - Early Decision
Oct. 1, 2021

Round 2 - Early Decision
Dec. 1, 2021

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Forte Forum (virtual)

September 23, 2021
11:00am to 3:00pm

Master Your Application for Grad School

October 5, 2021
8:30am to 9:00am

QS MBA Event - Los Angeles

October 7, 2021
6:00pm to 8:00pm