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Master of Science in Business Analytics

The explosion of Big Data has reached every part of the global economy and there are remarkable opportunities for business analytics specialists. In only nine months, the W. P. Carey Master of Science in Business Analytics (MS-BA) prepares you for the dynamic, expanding world of data-driven analysis and strategic business decision-making. You’ll acquire the skills necessary to help companies harness data for a competitive advantage.

Meet the Demand

Organizations around the world use business analytics to decipher data that inform the decisions that lead our economic growth. The demand for analysts who can interpret that data will remain high: The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates opportunities for analysts will reach 1.5 million jobs by 2018.

The renowned W. P. Carey Departments of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management are both highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report. Ideal for students with a quantitative background, the MS-BA builds upon your existing skills and knowledge and gives you experience in business problem solving and decision-making.

STEM-designated Program

The W. P. Carey MS-BA program has been designated by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency within the Department of Homeland Security as a STEM eligible degree program (CIP code 52.1301). The STEM designation allows eligible graduates on student visas access to an Optional Practical Training (OPT) extension, up to 36 months, as compared to 12 months for non-STEM degrees. As an international student, the longer work authorization term may help you gain additional real-world skills and experience in the U.S.

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