Business and Analytics

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Master On Campus Online
12 months
20080 USD/year
20080 USD/year
9342 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Business and Analytics program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is an accelerated program offered on campus or online, that provides professionals without a bachelor of business administration degree the analytical tools and skills that are sought after by organizations of all kinds.


The curriculum covers the foundations of business management as well as data management, data mining, and business intelligence. The Business and Analytics program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has 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 MSB&A program can be completed in as little as one year, and regardless of your career track, the MSB&A 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 MSB&A students are equipped to get them. Our 2018 graduates earned an average starting salary of $60,000/year, and secured positions at top companies like Staples, Oracle, Raytheon, Digital Sports Tech, and Macy’s.

The On-Campus MSB&A

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 MSB&A 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 MSB&A

As an Online MSB&A 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

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application and fee
  • Personal statement
  • Resumé/CV
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • GMAT/GRE score (waiver may apply)
  • TOEFL score (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4671 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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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Business and Analytics
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