Master of Science - Business Analytics (MSBA)
Department of Information Systems and Operations Management
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WHY MSBA?
  • 16-month program
  • Evening classes
  • Reskill
  • STEM approved
  • No experience required
  • Admission open to all majors
  • No GMAT/GRE exam required (Fall 2021 only)
  • DFW DATA SCIENTIST SALARY RANGE
    $79k-$130k
    Companies in all industries are moving toward data-driven business decision-making.
    MSBA PROGRAM
  • Provides an interdisciplinary foundation for data driven decision making
  • Offers real-world business problem-solving skills using big data analytics, machine learning, and cloud computing technologies
  • Strong industry connections through Capstone Projects and an annual Analytics Symposium
  • Excellent placement and internship opportunities at local and national firms such as Aflac, Amazon, Alcon, Deloitte and Toyota
  • SKILLS & COURSE TOPICS
  • Big data analytics
  • Data warehousing and data mining
  • Business acumen/intelligence
  • Statistics
  • Web and social media analytics
  • Python for data analytics
  • Testimonials
    Eric Mwangi, (’20, MSBA)
    Intern at GM Financial

    “As someone who has been through another master’s program, the MSBA program at UTA is different in that it doesn’t just teach you how to crunch numbers but rather, it teaches you to be a problem-solver and through its internships and capstone projects, it gives you an opportunity to work with real clients to solve real-world problems.”

    Gajanan Laxmanrao Ganji, (’17, MSBA),
    Data Quality Engineer
    Genomic Data Commons @ Center for
    Translational Data Science, The University of Chicago

    “With ever growing emphasis on ‘big data & analytics’ to drive business decisions & solve complex problems, demand for analytics professionals is growing exponentially. MSBA @ UTA prepares you to be future business analytics mavericks with the right blend of analytics, statistics & domain expertise in a diverse global community setting.”

    Brian White, VP Region North America
    Support and Repair, Ericsson

    “Ericsson has partnered with the University of Texas at Arlington College of Business to help reskill our highly skilled employees. The skills gained have led to new ways of utilizing data in our business that has already delivered payback well into the future. Our graduates are enthusiastically driving our transformation and many are planning to pursue the complete master’s program with UTA. UTA is a gem hidden within the metroplex.”

    David R. Nutchey
    Director, Commercial Data & Analytics, Alcon

    “The US Commercial Operations team of Alcon Vision LLC has worked with UTA and their MSBA program on two distinctive Capstone courses. The solutions created by the students addressed the identified business problem and served as a platform for the Alcon team to continue to build on these solutions and further refine / customize the solutions for our businesses. The UTA program is preparing their students to be strong contributors to any organization that they join.”