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Master of Science in Business Analytics


The master of science in business analytics degree consists of a set of core courses and a set of electives organized into different tracks: marketing analytics, decision and operations analytics, financial analytics, health care analytics, and IT for analytics. The core courses provide a broad and strong foundation in the business analytics area. The core covers statistics and econometrics, predictive modeling, decision and optimization (prescriptive) modeling and data management. Electives provide students with an understanding of how functional areas of a business perform and how they use big data to strategize and meet goals.

Program Information

School: Naveen Jindal School of Management

Program: Business Analytics

MS in Business Analytics Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

Test score required: Yes

Competitive GMAT (GRE also accepted) score that is less than 5 years old. International applicants must submit a TOEFL score of at least 80 on the Internet-based test that is less than 2 years old.

Letters of recommendation: 3

Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the completed Request for Recommendation form. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.

Resume required: Yes

Admissions essay required: Yes

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.


Ravishankar Narayan
Office: JSOM 3.805 

Possible Careers

Data analyst, business intelligence specialist, positions in a variety of industries ranging from healthcare to entertainment to software companies

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.