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Master of Science in Business Analytics

With more than 20 years of experience in business analytics education, we offer the MS in Business Analytics (MSBA), combining data analysis, computer science and operations research applied to various business fields. This program allows you to gain an in-depth understanding of state-of-the-art data analytics techniques that are in demand, and to become proficient at the use of leading statistical packages and database management tools.

Through this program, you will become a well-rounded business professional with a specialty in business analytics, and have learning opportunities that reinforce theories, practices and principles through internships and projects. Directed studies also are available, with approval from the program director. For more information, contact the Academic Advising Office. Our program is a STEM-designated program, allowing international students greater flexibility.

Outside of the classroom, we have a very active analytics research group, allowing you to participate in research projects with professors and connect with them in person. We work closely with our Corporate Advisory Board to incorporate real-world expertise into the curriculum. We also encourage you to become involved in the professional business analytics community by participating in academic events on and off campus.


The ideal candidate for the Masters of Business Analytics would have at least a bachelor’s degree in science, business or engineering, but highly motivated students from all disciplines are welcome. For more information about admission requirements, financial aid and scholarships, information sessions, the new student checklist, and Orientation, visit the Graduate School of Business.


Corporate Advising Committee

In order to ensure our program stays current, the program director will also work with a group of corporate advisors.
Current Corporate Advising Committee Members list


Current Students Resources

Welcome to our program ! Students in our degree program will receive our newsletters, group emails for Analytics research seminars, events, workshops, panel discussions, job opportunites, etc. New MSBA students are strongly recommended to participate our program orientation before Fall semester. During the program orientation, many important information, resources and process will be announced and introduced, for example, our program reading list, elective class guide, on-campus resources (writing center, career center, etc), some CPT/OPT issues for international students, internships, etc.  Students are encouraged to join our student organization Bentley Analytics Society to organize events and promote active learning/discussion in this field.

Bentley Analytics Society is a graduate-student run organization that bridges the gap between academia and the business world.  BAS host several events each semester, including bringing successful analytics professionals to campus, hosting workshops such as Tableau training, and social events including a pumpkin carving. 

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