MSBA On Campus Online

Business Analytics

University of Massachusetts Amherst

12 months
20380 USD/year
20380 USD/year
9342 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Enhance your career opportunities by developing your data manipulation, visualization, and modeling skills with the Business Analytics program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


The Business Analytics program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is offered as a 1-year program on-campus in Amherst or Newton, or complete the program at your own pace through our flexible online learning platform. Both on-campus options have achieved classification as a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) program.

Why a master's degree in business analytics?

Every Career is a Business Career

The Isenberg MSBA program can be completed in as little as one year, and regardless of your career track, the MSBA will give you the core business skills to change the trajectory of your future. In 2020, an estimated 2.7 million jobs will require business and analytics skills, and Isenberg MSBA students are equipped to get them. Our 2018 graduates earned an average starting salary of $75,000/year, and secured positions at top companies like Staples, Oracle, Raytheon, and Digital Sports Tech.

The On-Campus MSBA

The Isenberg School of Management at our flagship campus in Amherst provides you with an ideal collaborative environment anchored by our new Innovation Hub, an ultra-modern 70,000 square foot space including classrooms, labs, student-facing spaces, and faculty offices.  You can also earn your MSBA just 10 miles from Boston at UMass Amherst’s Newton campus, adjacent to the Newton-Needham Innovation District, and the tech-focused Route 128 corridor.

The Online MSBA

As an Online MSBA student, you can work at your own pace, taking as few as three credits (one course) or up to four years to complete your degree, while receiving the same education, resources, and opportunities as your on-campus counterparts. Isenberg faculty build rigorous content that is easy to navigate. Our convenient online platform provides students the opportunity to interact real-time with instructors and each other during classes through message boards and review sessions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Mining in Business
  • Statistics for Business
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Data Management for Business Leaders
  • Financial & Managerial Accounting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized academic institution of acceptable standing is required for admission to the program
  • For recent college graduates, an overall GPA of B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or better is recommended. A quantitative background in subjects such as calculus, statistics or probability is encouraged, but not required. Prior business education is not required to be admitted into the program. We practice a holistic review of all materials submitted in the admission process and take into consideration academic history, aptitude for graduate-level work, motivation, and work experience
  • Personal Statement
  • Resumé/CV
  • Official Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • GMAT/GRE Score
  • For Non-Native English Speakers Only: English Language Proficiency Scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10190 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    20380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10190 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4671 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Amherst Center

1228 - 2543 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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