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 or 16-Month Program

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


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

Core Curriculum & Timelines
Arnold Kamis

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).

Arnold Kamis is an Associate Professor of Data Analytics. His research primarily focuses on  information technology, decision support, online consumer behavior and healthcare information. He holds a PhD in Information Systems from New York University and MS in Technical Communication from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


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Countries Represented in the Incoming Brandeis International Business School Class

Afghanistan ● Albania ● Austria ● Belarus ● Canada ● China ● Colombia ● Egypt ● Hong Kong ● India ● Indonesia ● Israel ● Japan ● Kenya ● Kosovo ● Malawi ● Nepal ● Nigeria ● Pakistan ● Panama ● Singapore ● Sweden ● Syria ● Taiwan ● Togo ● Turkey ● Uganda ● United Kingdom ● United States ● Venezuela ● Vietnam ● Yemen 


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

Application Requirements Deadlines Tuition & Financial Aid

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