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MSBA students learn to harness "Big Data" and use it to develop more effective business practices and strategies.

Career Preparation

To get students ready for the challenges of a career in business analytics, the MSBA focuses on a variety of different disciplines including:

  • Applied Statistics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Optimization
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Risk Management
  • Operations Research
  • Decision Theory
  • Industry Engagement

    Students in the MSBA program interact with industry sponsors throughout the year in a series of speaker events, company treks, networking receptions, and many other opportunities for engagement.


 Master of Science in Business Analytics graduate Emily Buzzelli talks about her McCombs experience and how she plans to implement the knowledge and skills learned in the MSBA program to further advanced her professional career.