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Globally, businesses have seen an explosion of data resulting in exponential growth. The need for qualified, strategic analysts has never been higher. Globally, businesses have seen an explosion of data,
and as a result, exponential growth in the need for qualified, strategic analysts.

When companies make critical business choices, they often rely on analysts to extract value from data to inform strategic marketing and operational decisions. In essence, analysts give data power.

UCLA Anderson, a top-ranked business school, has designed the MSBA program so that graduates will be technically fluent, relevantly experienced and fully prepared to lead in the field of business analytics.​

UCLA Anderson’s MSBA program seeks holistic candidates with refined technical skills and strong communications skills in equal measure. Put another way, the equation looks like this:​ IQ + EQ + programming skills + ethics + humility + confidence + optimism = the ideal UCLA Anderson MSBA candidate​

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Admissions Information
Full-time program • STEM-Certified • Summer internship • Full suite of career services

3.0+ GPA

(on 4.0 scale)

710 GMAT

Expected overall (above 90%)

167 GRE

Quantitative Score (above 92%)


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent


Strong quantitative background


English language proficiency


Experience or coursework in computer programming

What Makes a UCLA Anderson MSBA?
Application Deadlines
The application for the entering Class of 2025, which will begin in the fall of 2024, will be available in September. The application period is divided into three rounds/deadlines:
Application Deadline
January 12, 2024
Tentative decision release date March 10, 2024
Application Deadline
March 8, 2024
Tentative decision release date
May 31, 2024
Application Deadline
May 10, 2024
Tentative decision release date
July 7, 2024
Information Sessions & Recruitment Events
Date & Time Event Location Register

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

9:00 AM (PST)

UCLA Anderson MSBA Info Session 1 Online REGISTER HERE

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

5:00 PM (PST)

UCLA Anderson MSBA Info Session 2 Online REGISTER HERE

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

9:00 AM (PST)

UCLA Anderson MSBA Info Session 3 Online  REGISTER HERE

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

5:00 PM (PST)

UCLA Anderson MSBA Info Session 4


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