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.


Study in a program that lets international students extend a 12-month post-graduate practical training experience by an additional 24 months. Learn more.

Renowned Faculty

Learn from faculty experts who are leaders in academic research or seasoned financial professionals.


100% of admitted students are considered for generous scholarships.

12-Month, 16-Month and Part-Time Programs

Three options based on academic background. Applicants are not required to have work experience.

A Close-knit Community

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

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. In 2018, Glassdoor reported data scientist as the best job in America. 

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


of students obtained an internship or field project. 80% of those were in the United States.


Average U.S. salary and bonus, with salaries ranging up to $125,000 based on industry and experience.


of 12-month MSBA graduates secured employment by graduation.


of 12-month MSBA graduates secured employment in the United States.

Data Is the Future

Companies are gathering more data than they know what to do with. The MSBA program will teach you how to organize and comb through all that new data with an eye toward innovative business applications.
Zimeng Wang
Zimeng Wang

Forecasting Analyst, Micromeritics

MSBA '20 | China

Xiang Li
Xiang Li


MSBA '20 | China

Mduduzi Langwernya
Mduduzi Langwenya

Analytics Consultant, Aetna

MSBA '19 | Swaziland

Danling Ma
Danling Ma

Data Science Intern

MSBA '20 | China

Youssef Aljabi
Youssef Aljabi

Startups & Entrepreneurship

MSBA '20 | Syria

Yunqiu (Julie) Li
Yunqiu (Julie) Li

Business Analyst Intern, Juniper Network

MSBA '19 | China

Salil Redkar
Salil Bharat Redkar

Center for Translational Data Science

MSBA '19 | India

MSBA Program Options


Students begin their studies in late August and finish the following December.


Students begin their studies in late August, and may accelerate the program by substituting a summer term for the final fall semester.


Students may pursue the MSBA program on a part-time basis. Part-time students typically complete two classes per semester. The part-time status is optimal for students who have flexible schedules as courses are held throughout the day. Students can finish the part-time MSBA program in 2-3 years (taking 4-5 classes a year).


View core courses, general elective options and the timelines for the 12- and 16-month MSBA programs.

Core Curriculum & Timelines


Are you ready to get started? Request more information or begin applying today.

Application Requirements Deadlines Tuition & Financial Aid

Looking for more information on admissions? Contact the admissions team or connect with an MSBA student ambassador at

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Countries Represented in the Incoming Brandeis International Business School Class

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