Master of Science in Business Analytics Overview

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Data Driven Leadership

The Merage School’s Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) prepares you to compete in the high-demand field of big data and business analytics across various industries and around the globe.


This intensive full-time program, 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. For more information about OPT and OPT STEM eligibility, please visit the International Center website.

  • STEM Designated
  • 90% Placement Within 6 Months of Graduation
  • 85%+ Received Merit Based Scholarships
The MSBA Program enabled me to achieve my short-term goal of attaining proficiency in programming and drawing insights from data. It paved the way for my long-term goals of entering the Venture Capital realm and investing in a diverse range of technology enterprises, spanning areas like AI, web3, and Blockchain. UCI stands as the foremost university in technological pursuits.
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