CMU Online Master of Science in Business Analytics

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Phone Number: 412-238-1101

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The Tepper School of Business' online MS in Business Analytics provides students with robust coursework in machine learning and other advanced analytics skills in a business context, ensuring that students graduate knowing how to efficiently, effectively and creatively apply their analytics expertise to business problems.

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University has built its online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) with these primary objectives:

  • Provide students with the deep analytical skills, business knowledge and creative problem-solving expertise needed to efficiently and effectively transform data into better decision making and a competitive advantage for their organization.
  • Position learners for career advancement -- including senior positions at companies in the vanguard of data analytics.

The online MSBA is geared to individuals with technical backgrounds who want to deepen their analytical skills and move into senior business analyst positions. Online MSBA students have varying levels of professional work experience and may have little or no background in business or analytics. They typically relish the challenge of solving complex problems, are passionate about data, and adept at or intrigued by coding and algorithms.

Admissions Requirements:

Students are required to hold a four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from an accredited institution and be competent in these areas:

  • General mathematics including calculus and linear algebra
  • Basic statistical concepts and methods
  • Basic programming in any modern language
  • Though our standards are high and our admissions process is competitive, it is also holistic. We consider all aspects of an applicant’s background and experience.

Please visit the CMU MSBA Admissions page for more information.

Application/Transfer Deadlines:

Please visit the CMU MSBA Admissions page for more information about application deadlines.