Business Analytics, M.Sc. | University of California, Irvine (UCI) | Irvine, United States
24 months
33619 USD/year
33619 USD/year
18517 USD/year
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The Business Analytics program of the University of California, Irvine (UCI) prepares you to compete in the high-demand field of big data and business analytics across various industries and around the globe.


Data Driven Leadership

The intensive Business Analytics program of the University of California, Irvine (UCI), now offered in a Four Quarter as well as Five Quarter delivery option, is taught by world-class faculty and leading researchers in the field. As an MSBA student, you receive the tools necessary to harvest, transform and model data to discover business insights from large volumes of structured and unstructured data.

The MSBA program is STEM-designated and eligible students have the option to apply for up to 36 months of Optional Practical Training (OPT) upon graduation. This longer duration is especially attractive to companies interested in providing immigration sponsorship to international students.

The Master of Science in Business Analytics applies a holistic approach to teaching analytics. The program prepares you in predictive forecasting, descriptive data mining and business insights, and prescriptive optimization and simulation methods, giving you the tools to recognize trends and patterns needed to executive creative business strategies. Our flexible curriculum allows you to customize your degree while taking courses that build and compliment each other. In the program, you will engage in case studies, team projects, and learn from industry partners which culminates in a capstone project that is grounded in business reality.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marketing
  • Data and Programming for Analytics
  • Machine Learning for Analytics
  • Management Science for Analytics
  • Customer and Social Analytics
  • Statistics for Data Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all institutions attended (with English translation if needed)
  • Résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Two essays are required
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS - (International applicants – Scores valid for two years)
  • GMAT or GRE
  • Application Fee: $150
  • Personal interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33619 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33619 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    33619 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33619 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    18517 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18517 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Irvine

1560 - 2585 USD /month
Living costs

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


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