Application materials

Take the next step. The W. P. Carey Online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MS‑BA) program delivers the business fundamentals you need to succeed. Find out what you’ll need and how to apply today.

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The ASU online application is easy to complete once you collect the admissions materials. Most students can complete the application in about 30 minutes.

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Essay questions

Help the admissions committee learn more about you, your background, and your goals. These short essay questions help us evaluate students beyond the black and white of test scores and GPA requirements.

Who should apply?

  • Recent college graduates in math, science, technology, engineering, or business
  • Students with demonstrated expertise in quantitative skills and proficiency in statistics, calculus, programming, and Excel


Mail all official university transcripts to the ASU Graduate College, or request that your original institution submit them directly. A Document Reference Number can be included on each transcript for authentication purposes.

Test requirements

GMAT and GRE scores are accepted. The GMAT institutional code for the W. P. Carey School is 0GZ-1R-32. The ASU Institution code for GRE is 4007 and, if needed, the department code is 000.

Online letter of recommendation

Select an individual who can speak to your personal qualities, career focus and potential for success in the W. P. Carey MS‑BA program. The university will contact your recommender directly to secure additional information.

Application fee

  • Domestic Application Fee: $70
  • International Application Fee: $90

An additional $50 fee will be required for applications received after July 1. Applications will not be processed until the fee is received and fees are non-refundable.

International students

The application process for international students is the same as for domestic students, with the exception of submitting proof of English proficiency (for students whose native language is not English). After admission, you will also be also required to obtain a U.S. visa, which includes submitting a graduate financial guarantee.

All international transcripts must be submitted in their original language accompanied by an official English translation. Translations must be literal, complete versions of the originals and must be translated by a university, government official or official translation service. You may not complete your own translation. Photocopies and notarized transcripts are not acceptable.

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