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New Master of Science in Business Analytics Program

Brandeis International Business School launches innovative new graduate degree program

August 31, 2017

Brandeis International Business School (IBS) announced a new degree program today, the Master of Science in Business Analytics. The program combines data analytics and related programming courses with training in finance, marketing and business dynamics. Students will graduate with an understanding of statistical, programming, data visualization and econometric methods of analyzing data in order to make economic, financial and business decisions.

The MS in Business Analytics is taught by leading scholars and practitioners in data analytics, computational finance, business dynamics, econometrics and marketing analytics. Students will participate in a faculty-directed analytics consulting project to provide real-world experience to complement the intensive classroom experience. The program is STEM-designated, which acknowledges the quantitative rigor of the business school's academic programs. This designation offers international students up to 36 months of additional practical training in the U.S. after graduation.

“The Brandeis MS in Business Analytics will provide our graduates with the skills needed to succeed in high-demand industries like consulting, e-commerce, finance, marketing and real estate,” said Blake LeBaron, the Brandeis MS in Business Analytics program director and Abram L. and Thelma Sachar Professor of International Economics at Brandeis IBS.

Brandeis IBS is accepting applications for the Master of Science in Business Analytics program for the Fall 2018 semester. For more information, visit brandeis.edu/global/msba or contact the Brandeis IBS Admissions Office at globaladmissions@brandeis.edu, 781-736-2252 or via Live Chat on the website.

Brandeis IBS, located in the Boston suburb of Waltham, Massachusetts welcomes students from throughout the United States and around the world into its innovative and diverse community. The current student body includes representatives from over 40 countries.