Globally, businesses have seen an explosion of data resulting in exponential growth. The need for qualified, strategic analysts has never been higher.
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
How This program is different
Focus on Emerging Technologies
Learn AWS and Azure’s data management platforms, plus Transformer for Snowflake, as part of our Advanced Machine Learning course, as well as how generative AI will transform data modeling.
A Career-Driven Internship
Providing real-world experience with some of the world’s most aspirational companies and fast-growing startups, the summer internship is facilitated by UCLA Anderson and advised by our faculty.
Applied Analytics Project
Students work together with a faculty advisor to solve a real, complex problem for a corporate client.
Internet, entertainment, health care and fraud analytics round out your industry expertise, while time-series, advanced machine learning and visualization fill your tool bag.
Constant Industry Infusion
Students enjoy weekly industry seminars and dinners with business leaders, as well as expert guest speakers and real-world case challenges in the classroom.
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(on 4.0 scale)
Expected overall (above 90%)
Quantitative Score (above 92%)
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
Strong quantitative background
English language proficiency
Experience or coursework in computer programming