Master of Science in Business Analytics

Prepare for an analytics career in this full-time, STEM-designated program, which can be completed in either 9 or 16 months.

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Big Data Influences Business Decisions More Than Ever

Learn to translate complex data into critical insights and game-changing business solutions. Enhance your technical skills and command your career.

Experience the Forefront of Data Analytics

The full-time Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program trains future business leaders on state-of-the-art business analytics tools and techniques. Learn to think and act entrepreneurially, synthesize and draw insights from complex data, and use analytics to tell effective stories that impact business strategy.

  • Transform information into innovation: Learn from world-renowned thought leaders and innovators who will teach you to combine a data scientist’s skillset with an entrepreneur’s mindset. 
  • STEM-Designated: International students on an F-1 visa may be eligible for a 24-month extension of post-completion OPT to work in the U.S.
  • Cutting-edge big data analytics tools: Learn to use advanced analytical techniques to support organizational goals and strategies. Gain a deep understanding of prescriptive and predictive analytics, cognitive technologies, machine learning, and more.
  • Develop strategies and influence business decisions: All graduates of Babson’s MSBA program are skilled at summarizing and communicating insights for different audiences using visual, oral, and verbal methods. Learn how to make a logical, clear, and persuasive case.
  • Get real-world experience: Consult for a local company and present your findings about their business challenge to senior management.
  • Gain the skills employers want: Stand out in the job market with fluency in programming languages (R, Python, SQL / NoSQL) and data visualization software (Tableau).

No GMAT/GRE? No problem. There is no GMAT/GRE requirement for 2022 entry.


9- and 16-month options

Test optional?


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Wellesley, MA

Average Work Experience

0–3 years

100 Percent


100% of job-seeking MSBA graduates are employed 6 months post-graduation.


STEM Designation

Our STEM designation allows international students on an F-1 visa to apply for a STEM optional practical training (OPT) extension to work in the U.S. for up to 36 months after graduation.