Master of Science in Business Analytics

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The feature that sets the Jindal School's Business Analytics program apart is the flexibility to select elective courses in the following areas:

  • Marketing Analytics
  • Decisions and Operations Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Financial Analytics
  • Healthcare Analytics
  • I.T. Analytics
  • Accounting Analytics (Fall ’18)

MS in Business Analytics Program Details


Tina Sharma

Tina Sharma, Class of ’18

Business Analyst, Amazon

“This program is a perfect blend of business and technical courses. The core courses of Data Warehousing, Marketing, Statistics, Databases helped me in getting an understanding of both worlds. The program conducts many workshops and boot camps to help improve analytical skills. They organize alumni talks and project demonstration competitions so that students can develop industry contacts.”

Jaspreet Kaur Bhamra

Jaspreet Kaur Bhamra, Class of ’18

Data Scientist, Ericsson Inc.

“With little knowledge and no experience in Analytics I started this program. Having added new tracks and electives such as Data Science, the program gave me a plethora of options to explore and educate myself. The course is perfectly designed for anyone and everyone who have a passion to find insights and analyze data using latest technologies.”

Vivek Patil

Vivek Patil, Class of ’18

Senior Analytics in Advisory, Ernst & Young (EY)

“After joining UTD in Fall 2016, I have persistently seen changes in the program structure and courses offered, which made it more challenging. With the advanced level courses, the MSBA program has helped me get strong exposure in analytics domain. The program will also help you to get all the soft skills essential for an Analytics practitioner.”

Mounika Akumalla

Mounika Akumalla, Class of ’18

BSA Senior Consultant - Data Science, NTT Data

“I joined the program for its strong & diverse curriculum but soon realized that the biggest strength of the program is the exposure and growth one gets through seminars, competitions, numerous clubs, faculty & industry interactions throughout the year. All these resources that are constantly evolving to get better provided me a great platform to enrich my skill set and to carve my career at the right pace and space in the analytics world!”

Vibhore Agarwal

Vibhore Agarwal, Class of ’18

Coverage Analyst, T-Mobile

“Business Analytics at UT Dallas is a perfect blend of Marketing, Operation Research, Statistics and Econometrics. The part of the curriculum which really stands out, is its flexibility. All in all, the program has shaped me to become an ENABLER, so that I can juggle being an analyst, a data scientist and a strategist, whatever the situation demands.”

Arjun Bali

Arjun Bali, Class of ’18

Data Scientist, SparkCognition

“Given my MBA in Marketing and a Management experience, I had very little or no Technology background but the BA program at UTD really helped me in building the right skillsets that eventually landed me in my current role. The continuous guidance available from the Director is a huge plus.”

Abhishek Mishra

Abhishek Mishra, Class of ’18

Senior Specialist Data Scientist, AT&T Services

“I joined UT Dallas in Fall 2016 and at that time I already had a couple of years of experience in the data analytics. The MS BA program has numerous specialization tracks from which one can mix and match the courses as per one’s career aspiration. The learning from courses like Machine Learning and Applied Predictive Analytics was immense and can be applied to business problems straight out of the class.”

Shravya Shanmukh

Shravya Shanmukh, Class of ’18

Sr. Analyst-Data Engineering, Weber Shandwick

“I took up Masters in Business Analytics to develop my technical skills and learn the art of telling stories leveraging data. The program leaders are visionaries who are constantly trying to evolve the coursework with an introduction of new and relevant courses. The program will equip you with the right set of skills needed in the industry and push you beyond your comfort zone.”

Sagar Kumar

Sagar Kumar, Class of ’17

Data Science Analyst, Petco

“The MS BA program at UT Dallas is an institution in itself. For me, the most rewarding component of the MS-BA program was the diversified tracks offered by the program and the flexibility of the program which allows students to choose courses from different concentration. The program taught me the importance of strategic decision making based on data, facts, and figures.”

Abhinav Tomer

Abhinav Tomer, Class of ’18

Data Engineer, Autodesk Inc.

“Business Analytics program at UTD is perfect for someone who wants to go into the field of Analytics. This course provides a wide range of electives which prepares you to apply analytics in every domain. I worked as a System Admin before joining MS BA and courses such as Statistics, Big Data, Machine Learning helped me to become master in the field of Data Science.”

Lacy Chambers

Lacy Chambers, Class of ’17

Strategic Research Sr. Analyst, Toyota Financial Services

“The courses and faculty of the MS BA program provided me opportunities to hone my technical capabilities while still emphasizing the need for good communication skills so that, not only was I learning how to analyze data, but I was also learning how to share my analyses in a compelling way.”

Vatsal Ajmera

Vatsal Ajmera, Class of ’18

Data Scientist, Trinity Industries

“When I joined MSBA program at UT Dallas, I had no experience in the field of Data Analytics. The excellent course structure of the program with the highly-experienced faculty guided me to the professional world and within a year I was a Data professional.”

Vaidik Natani

Vaidik Natani, Class of ’18

Data Scientist Insights, Hallmark Cards

“With my prior 3 years of experience as a Business Analyst, I started with this course with an inclination of learning more about business and delving deeper into data driven strategies. The MS BA course here at UT Dallas has a perfect curriculum for all the budding data scientist who wants to learn more about Statistics, Machine Learning and Applied Analytics. ”

Archit Kiran Satra

Archit Kiran Satra, Class of ’18

Digital Analyst II - Digital Analytics & Insights
ALSAC – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

“The importance of defining a problem and designing the analytics strategy to provide actionable information is often overlooked or under-emphasized. The Business Analytics program taught me how to place emphasis on the practical application of analytics to real-world business problems and decision making.”

Swati Singh

Swati Singh, Class of ’18

Business Planning Manager, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

“With bachelor’s in engineering and a few years of experience, I decided to pursue master’s in business analytics at UT Dallas. The program is ideal for those who want to progress in analytics domain while engaging with growing volume, variety and velocity of data and attain transformative potential.”

Mohit Mundra

Mohit Mundra, Class of ’17

Sr. Associate Manager, Essilor of America

“I started this course with an MBA in Marketing and a few years of work experience. As a business manager, this course gave me the power of using data to make informed decisions. The unique design of the course serves students from every background and level of work experience. The program will throttle your career in the field of Analytics at a pace you are comfortable with.”

Vijayan Nagarajan

Vijayan Nagarajan, Class of ’16

Data Scientist, AT&T

“This course helped to change the way I think as a technical person into a business decision maker. I started the course just to up skill, and noticed how over the months the way I thought, approached things and made decisions changed and evolved so much as I learnt and gained confidence.”

Rishabh Verma

Rishabh Verma, Class of ’16

Business Intelligence Engineer, Amazon

“One of the most critical factors that stood out in the Business Analytics program at UTD was the faculty and their industry expertise. Having worked in the Management Consulting space and with an MBA degree, I was looking for an analytics program that would help me build my expertise in leveraging data to drive value to the organization.”

Sandeep Eyyuni

Sandeep Eyyuni, Class of ’17

Technical Data Analyst, Groupon Inc

“With incredibly supportive professors who were nothing short of champions and experts in their field of research/work, and a curriculum that was on par with the ever changing and dynamic technologies in the market, I was challenged to discover a potential I didn’t know I had.”

Michelle Abuda

Michelle Abuda, Class of ’16

Consultant, Crowe Horwath LLP

“I had classmates with all different types of backgrounds - some had been working in industry, while others like me were in the program right out of undergrad. My classes had real world projects from actual companies to work on, and many job opportunities were available from the degree.”

Tanu Kalra

Tanu Kalra, Class of ’17

Risk Management Analyst, PayPal

“This program is a blend of statistics, simulation, operations research, real business-based experiential projects and business skills, which shall help me grow as a leader with a clear vision and with ability to anticipate and embrace the changes; build on competencies and strengths while filling gaps in capabilities; be flexible and diversify risks.”

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