Career

Secure Your Dream Job

Business analytics is one of the fastest-growing, in-demand fields today and our students are getting a great return on their investment. As a student in the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program, you'll have access to numerous resources, putting you on the right track toward landing your dream job.

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Where Your Degree Can Take You

72%

MSBA Students Who Secure Employment within Six Months of Graduating

$74k

Average Starting Salary of our MSBA Graduates

61%

Employers Planning to Hire Job Candidates with a MSBA

Sources: Maryland Smith’s Office of Career Services, GMAC, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Picture yourself as a ...

Business Intelligence Analyst

Data Analyst

Data Scientist

Operations Research Analyst

Quantitative Analyst / Modeler

Risk Analyst

Our MSBA students have been hired by companies such as ...

Alibaba Group
Capital One
Credit Suisse
 Deloitte
Walmart Labs
Wayfair

 

Connect with the Right People 

Maryland Smith’s Office of Career Services (OCS) can help you bridge the gap between being a student and an employed professional. You’ll have one-on-one access to a career coach who will provide you with personalized tips on how to articulate your strengths when interacting with your future employer.

OCS services you'll have personal access to include: 

  • Strategic job search planning
  • Résumé workshops
  • Interview preparation
  • Salary negotiation coaching
  • Individualized and small group coaching
  • Job fairs
  • Networking events

"I learned job-hunting strategy from the small group coaching sessions held by the Office of Career Services. They really prepared me to feel more comfortable in the interview process and more competitive in the job market. I appreciate every OCS member’s contribution to help Fearless Terps like me thrive.”

Bing Wu

MS Business Analytics '19
Data Scientist, SAP

Get to Know Your Classmates

Smith Master’s Business Analytics Association

This staple club provides a great opportunity for you to network with other MSBA students and become involved in exciting professional and social activities.

Smith Peers

Connect with first- and second-year master's degree students and participate in networking events, such as alumni meet-and-greets, mentorship meetups and career panels.

MS Professional Communication Club

Practice and receive feedback on your communication skills. You'll learn how to prepare speeches, perform well in a case competitions and engage in impromptu talks and conversations.

"I’m grateful for the amazing friendships and opportunities Smith has provided me. The environment is inclusive and this community is behind me all the way.”

Pearl Yu

Former Smith Master's Student Association President
MS Business Analytics '18

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