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Employers need skilled individuals who can translate big data into recommendations for profitable actions. The Master of Science in Business Analytics degree program provides students with the practical and theoretical knowledge needed to pursue careers involving a wide variety of data science, data engineering and data analytics roles within a number of business domains.
Taught by top-tier faculty at the Naveen Jindal School of Management, this STEM-designated degree program consists of both core courses and a set of electives organized into various tracks: Accounting Analytics, Cybersecurity Analytics, Data Engineering, Data Science, Decisions and Operations Analytics, Financial Analytics, Healthcare Analytics, Marketing Analytics, Social Media Analytics and Enterprise Systems Analytics.
The Business Analytics master’s program ensures that students gain a broad understanding of their discipline, apply their knowledge and analytical skills to create effective and novel solutions to practical problems and communicate and work effectively in collaborative environments.
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The MSBA program requires 30 credit hours to complete, so the total tuition and fees for the program would be $37,500 for Texas residents and $45,840 for non-Texas residents.
You will also need to budget for living expenses, such as housing, food, transportation, and personal expenses. The cost of living in Dallas varies depending on your lifestyle and choices, but you can expect to spend between $1,500 and $2,500 per month on living expenses. The estimated cost of living in the Dallas-Fort Worth area is approximately $20,000 per year.
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Many of graduates go on to work with major companies across all domains. These companies are:
The minimum requirement for admission to any master’s or doctoral degree program at UT Dallas is an earned UT Dallas baccalaureate degree or its equivalent and a record indicative of readiness for graduate work.
Note: Applicants with three-year undergraduate degrees will be considered for admission into master’s programs. Their candidacy will be reviewed holistically considering all of the following variables: admission test scores, English proficiency scores if applicable, undergraduate grade point average, official transcripts from all previous institutions, undergraduate degree major and awarding institution, resume, recommendations, and personal objective statement.
Applicants to the Business Analytics master’s program should have:
|Term||Early Application and Documentation Deadline||Regular Application and Documentation Deadline|
|Fall Full Term||January 15||May 1|
|Spring Full Term||May 15||October 1|
|Summer (11-week session)||October 15||March 1|
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The McDermott Graduate Fellows program aims to provide a career acceleration for doctoral students, offering them the educational backgrounds and research accomplishments to qualify them for high-quality professional appointments, and also the experiences and skills that otherwise would be gained over later years of post-graduate employment.
The master’s program offers three degree options for students:
In addition to descriptive, prescriptive and predictive analytics, the program teaches such tools as SAS, R, Python, Hadoop, Stata and Tableau. It thus ensures that students master essential skills in business analytics to meet the growing needs of 21st-century businesses.
Yes. STEM programs are highly recruited by area employers. STEM programs also offer extended Optical Practical Training (OPT) for International students.
The average GMAT score of our Fall 2019 admitted students was 634. This would be considered a competitive score for admission. The average scores do change from semester to semester based on the pool of candidates.
Admission to the program occurs in the fall, spring and summer semesters.
Although it is advised to choose a track for specialization, it is not mandatory. Students in the Flex program may choose to take courses from multiple tracks. Cohort and Cohort Online programs offer a focused set of electives appropriate to each program, while multiple elective tracks are offered in the Flex program. Students who wish to create their own mix of electives by choosing courses from other of the nine tracks offered in the Flex program are encouraged to apply to the Flex program.
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