Master of Science in Business Analytics

Discover the best ways to analyze big data in today’s fast-changing, data-driven world. The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program gives you a deep understanding of how to analyze large amounts of data and provide innovative solutions to modern business challenges.

  • Acquire a wide set of valuable skills employers are looking for when recruiting new talent to help you stand out among the competition.
  • Participate in projects and experiences that mirror the type of work you'll do in the real-world.
  • Take courses that will position you for a fascinating career in data analysis.

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Available as a combined bachelor's and master’s degree (Plus 1) program.

Take Relevant, Engaging Courses

Big Data and AI in Business

Use a hands-on approach to understanding big data, AI and deep learning while also gaining familiarity with key business analytics technologies.

Decision Analytics

Explore the analytical principles that guide managers in making complex decisions using optimization and simulation.

Data Mining and Predictive Analytics

Discover how businesses use machine learning techniques in their decision making, and explore key concepts such as visualization, prediction and time series forecasting.

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Robert H. Smith School of Business
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University of Maryland
Robert H. Smith School of Business
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College Park MD 20742