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Business Analytics (MS) 
Program Description

Gain the skills demanded by employers for data-centric decision making in the global economy. Eller's 10- or 16-month program teaches essential knowledge and skills in three critical areas:

•             Data management

•             Statistics

•             Analytic methods


Taught by world-class faculty and built on the foundation of our top-five MIS program, the Master's in Business Analytics combines core content in analytics with electives in accounting, economics, finance, management information systems, and marketing. Dual degree options are available with other programs within the Eller College of Management.


Along with technical skills, students learn to address real world problems, ask the right questions, and propose solutions with insights gained from data. Faculty are top researchers in the field who teach methods so new they’re not in textbooks.


The program includes professional development. Students who opt for the 16-month plan of study can complete a summer internship.

Department/Academic Unit(s)

Management Information Systems -

Since pioneering one of the nation's first Management Information Systems (MIS) curricula, the MIS department has been a leader in IT education and research. Our programs—ranked in the top 5 since 1989—reflect the vigorous dynamics of technology today. We have brought in more than $200 million in external funding for research—more than any other MIS program in the world. Our research generates real-world solutions for significant problems and influences our cutting-edge curriculum. Our distinguished faculty win research and teaching awards. Our alumni hold leadership positions in diverse business environments, from Fortune 500 technology and consulting enterprises to emerging new ventures.

College of Management  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Admissions Contact
Cinda Sue Van Winkle
Graduate Program Coordinator
Cinda Sue Van Winkle
Director of Graduate Studies
Susan A Brown
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Kristi R Davenport
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Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements
For domestic students a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. For international students an US comparable Bachelor's degree.
GPA score of 3.0 or higher (for the last 60 units completed)
GMAT or GRE score (No minimum score requirement. Test must have been taken within the last five years of intended term of enrollment)
TOEFL minimum score: 80 internet based testing. (for international applicants only who have not graduated from a U.S.A. institution. Test must have been taken within two years of the intended term of enrollment).
Supporting application documentation needed include:
1. Three letters of recommendation
2. Resume which includes work experience with dates of employment
3. Official GMAT or GRE scores (test must have been taken within the last five years of intended term of enrollment)
4. Official transcripts from all institutions attended
5. Official degree(s)/diploma(s) from all institutions attended
6. Completed Graduate College Application
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Financial Aid
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Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

  • Fall: January 15th
  • International Applicants:
  • Fall: January 15th
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832

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Last revised 17 Sep 2018