MS in Business Analytics
Harness the power of data to address complex questions and contribute strategic insights in any industry. Earn your one-year Master of Science-Business: Analytics degree at the Wisconsin School of Business.Sign up for more information
Thrive in the Data-Driven Business World
Gain skills in machine learning, data visualization, database management, statistics, programming, experimental design, optimization, cloud computing, and project management.
Real Consulting Projects
Use analytics skills in a semester-long consulting project with a real organization. Collaborate with a team of other students to provide solutions.
Get a cross-functional perspective on business and technology with this STEM-designated, highly ranked analytics program.
Gain high-demand business analytics skills
This immersive master’s program develops skills valued across all industries, including communication, leadership, and critical thinking in addition to focused expertise leveraging analytics tools and concepts.
Program at a glance
- One year—Start in the summer
- In-person—100% in person to learn from world-renowned faculty
- Relevant—Coursework aligned with fast-growing data-to-decision field
public MS in Business Analytics program in the U.S.
—QS World University Rankings, 2022
Wisconsin’s MS in Business Analytics program is an answer to industry’s demand for professionals who can analyze data and communicate actionable insights.
accepted offers within six months of graduation
—May ’22 graduates
Common job titles
- Business Analyst
- Business Intelligence Analyst
- Data Analyst
- Data Engineer
- Data Scientist
- Data Visualization Specialist
- Financial Analyst
- Project Manager
Top hiring companies
Gain Skills and Experience to Make an Impact
- One-year program
- Mentorship from analytics leaders
- World-renowned faculty and industry experts
- Learn R, Python, SQL, Tableau, and other top tools
- Personalized career coaching
- Consulting projects with major organizations
Digital Marketing Track
Interested in a career in digital marketing? Specialize your analytics skills with our digital marketing track. Take 9 credits of digital marketing courses and prepare for what it’s like as a high-level digital marketer.
Digital Risk & Insurance Technology Track
Interested in a career managing digital risks or leading digital transformation in the risk and insurance industry? Specialize your analytics skills with our digital risk and insurance technology track. Take specialized courses and work with emerging technologies to prepare for your career in this growing field.
Get a Jump Start on Your MS in Business Analytics
Save time and money on your graduate program. During your senior year, you can take up to six credits in qualifying courses that can be applied toward your MS in Business Analytics degree.
The credits may also count toward your undergraduate degree requirements. Taking these courses early reduces your course load in the fall and spring semesters of the graduate program. It will make it easier to manage the workload, reduce your tuition, and allow you to focus more on your job search.
Current University of Wisconsin–Madison undergraduate students in any major who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in business analytics.
What can I save?
Reduce your graduate tuition by up to $9,000. You will also be considered for scholarships that can help save you even more.
Requirements & tuition
Learn about the admissions process and tuition for the MS in Business Analytics.
Strategize your application with our experienced admissions team at one of our admissions events.
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