W. P. Carey MS-BA in L.A.

Big Data impacts every part of the global economy, making business analytics specialists one of the fastest-growing careers in the world. Now available in downtown Los Angeles, the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MS-BA) from Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business will prepare you to be on the leading edge of this vital sector of the job market.

In only 12 months, you'll build the foundation for your career, learning to derive value from data and modeling, lead data-driven analyses, and create a critical business advantage.


Meet the growing demand with the MS-BA in L.A.: 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.

MS-BA in L.A. fast facts

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

Downtown Los Angeles
Campus location

Virtual Wednesday night classes
Saturday sessions 2x per quarter

Discover the innovative hybrid curriculum for the MS-BA in L.A


The innovation ASU is known for has expanded to Los Angeles, bringing world-class instruction and the New American University to a brand new campus location, the ASU California Center in the historic Herald Examiner Building.

How to apply

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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

The highest-ranked business analytics master’s in Southern California is also one of the most affordable.

Fall 2022 admits

Estimated tuition and fees

Arizona Resident


California Resident




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.

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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.