Brandeis International Business School

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Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA)

Program Value

“Advances in gathering and applying data are transforming all business sectors. The Brandeis MS in Business Analytics targets skills needed in data-intensive, high-demand industries, including consulting, e-commerce, finance, marketing and real estate.”

Blake LeBaron Blake LeBaron, MSBA Program Director

Program Highlights

Brandeis Advantage

Ranked among the best U.S. universities by U.S. News and World Report. Located close to Boston, a multicultural hub of finance, technology and innovation.

Analyze and Interpret Data

Learn statistical, programming, data visualization and econometric methods for analyzing data.

Career Preparation

All students participate in a company internship, consulting project or faculty-directed research.


International students are eligible for up to 36 months of practical training in the U.S. after graduation. Learn more.

Renowned Faculty

Study and work with faculty experts who are leaders in academic research or seasoned financial professionals.


100% of admitted students are considered for generous scholarships.

11-Month Pre-Experience Program

Students begin their studies in late August and finish the following summer. Applicants are not required to have work experience.

A Close-knit Community

Learn more about our multi-cultural and supportive campus environment.

In 2016, 85% of Brandeis IBS pre-experience students secured jobs within six months of graduation with starting salaries nearly 20% higher than those for candidates with a bachelors degree.

Positioned for Success in High-Demand Fields

The demand for professionals skilled in data analysis is growing throughout the modern business environment. According to a 2017 McKinsey & Company report, big data and analytics are now widely acknowledged as transformational, yet many companies are capturing only a fraction of their value.

The new MS in Business Analytics will help graduates transform data into actionable insights for firms competing in the global marketplace.

Brandeis IBS graduates who studied data analytics have applied their knowledge at companies including Google, JP Morgan and Boston Consulting Group.

Bhoomija Ranjan

Faculty Specializing in Data Analytics

Data Analytics faculty include the author of several statistical texts and a professor who spent 18 years in corporate and structured finance for several major financial services firms (including a “Big 5” accounting firm).

Bhoomija Ranjan is an Assistant Professor of Marketing. Her research primarily focuses on understanding how firms and individuals make decisions through quantitative modeling techniques. She holds a PhD and MS in Business Administration from the University of Rochester.


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