Master of Science in Business Analytics

University of California – Los Angeles Campus

Los Angeles, California, USA
Master of Science in Business Analytics
Duration13 Months
LevelMasters Program
  • Business analytics is the application of statistical, computational, quantitative, econometric, and management tools to the informational flows for the purpose of addressing business needs
  • The UCLA Anderson MSBA curriculum is solidly based on the business school paradigm of merging theory and principle with up-to-the-minute business practice
  • The MSBA dynamic curriculum merges technical and theory-based pedagogy with practical immersion through a summer internship and a corporate-sponsored Capstone: Applied Analytics Project (AAP)
  • In the employment market, there is a demand for people who are facile in building models and manipulating data and who have a strong fundamental understanding of the economics of the firm and appreciation of the firm’s objectives
  • Current demand for data scientists and analytics is being satisfied primarily with individuals with a computer science background who do not necessarily have the expertise to understand how firms develop products and compete
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees4885767 INR
Hostel & Meals835815 INR
Insurance316324 INR
Transportation429772 INR
Books & Supplies45921 INR
Personal Expenses342763 INR
Computer Allowance 83274 INR
doc fee5859 INR
Total2059728 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Applicants are expected to hold a degree representing the completion of at least four years of study with an above average scholarship from a university or university-level institution
  • Applicants must have 3.0+ (on 4.0 scale), or the equivalent of a B average on the undergraduate school’s scale
  • All prospective students are expected to have a strong quantitative background, including linear algebra, multivariate calculus, statistics and probability
  • In addition, applicants should have some experience or coursework in computer programming (e.g., C, Java, or Python), plus statistical and econometric modelling (e.g., R, SAS, STATA, or MATLAB)
ExamsTOEFL: 87
  • With a minimum of the following in each section:
    • Writing: 25
    • Speaking: 24
    • Reading: 21
    • Listening: 17


GRE: Accepted
  • Quantitative score of 167 (above 92%)

GMAT: 710
  • Expected overall (above 90%)

Additional info
  • Work experience is not required but it is recommended for admission to the UCLA Anderson MSBA program
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