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.

Career Preparation

Learn statistical, programming, data visualization and econometric methods for analyzing data. All students participate in a company internship, consulting project or faculty-directed research.

STEM-Designated

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.

Scholarships

100% of admitted students are considered for generous scholarships.

Top-10 Ranking

Ranked #9 in the U.S. for Best Master’s of Business Analytics Programs. (TFE Times, 2022)

12-Month, 16-Month, Dual-Degree and Part-Time Program Options

Program 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.

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.
Tianyi Zhou
Tianyi Zhou

Senior Data Scientist, Definitive Healthcare

MSBA’20 | China

Shan He
Shan He

Research Analyst, International Monetary Fund

MSBA’21 | China

Pengcheng Xu
Pengcheng Xu

Quantitative Analyst, Hartree Partners, LP

MSBA’21 | China

Zimeng Wang
Zimeng Wang

Category Data Analyst, SharkNinja

MSBA’20 | China

Xiang Li
Xiang Li

Amazon

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

16-Months

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

12-Months

Students begin their studies in late August, and may accelerate the program by adding a summer term.

BA/MSBA

The BA/MSBA Program is an innovative 5-year degree program that allows Brandeis undergraduates to earn their BA or BS plus a Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA). Learn more.

MSBA/MA Dual Degree

The MSBA/MA dual degree is an intensive program that requires 77 credits over four to five semesters. Students who enroll in the dual degree when admitted to the business school or add the second degree within the first year of their first program are able to complete both degrees with a combined 77 credits, instead of the 105 credits required to earn each degree independently. Learn more.

MSBA/MBA Dual Degree

The MSBA/MBA dual degree is an intensive program that requires 77 credits over four to five semesters. Students who enroll in the dual degree when admitted to the business school or add the second degree within the first year of their first program are able to complete both degrees with a combined 77 credits, instead of the 105 credits required to earn each degree independently. Learn more.

Part-Time

Students may pursue the MSBA program on a part-time basis. Part-time students typically complete eight credits 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).

Curriculum

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

Core Curriculum & Timelines

Admissions

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 globalambassadors@brandeis.edu.

Class Profile

3.4

Average GPA

48% / 52%

Male / Female 

24

Average Age

100%

Had full-time work, internship or research experience

 Countries Represented in the Incoming Brandeis International Business School Class

Afghanistan ● Albania ● Angola ● Argentina ● Cambodia ● Cameroon● Canada ● Chile ● China ● France ● Ghana ● Guinea ● India ● Kazakhstan ● Kenya ● Kosovo ● Liberia ● Malaysia ● Mauritius ● Myanmar ● Nepal ● Pakistan ● Russia ● Saudi Arabia ● Singapore ● Somalia ● South Korea ● Spain ● Taiwan ● Turkey ● Uganda ● Ukraine ● United States ● Vietnam ● Zimbabwe