Master of Science in Business Analytics Flex

Mrudula Vegunta earned her master’s degree in business analytics from UT Dallas.

Master’s in Business Analytics Flex

Top Ranked STEM-designated program, teaching the latest technologies, including Hadoop, Spark, R, Python and SAS.

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The faculty in the Business Analytics program at UT Dallas have real-world experience and business relationships, which provides an ideal learning environment for our students.

no. 4The professors are accessible and create curriculums that provide the hands-on development needed for post-graduate success. Our faculty are also fierce researchers. The Jindal School is ranked No. 4 worldwide in research contributions 2015-2019, UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings (2020).

In addition to prolific research and top-notch teaching faculty, the Jindal School is located in Dallas-Fort Worth, home to 24 fortune 500 companies. It’s not only an environment for established companies but is also steadily attracting entrepreneurs. The environment and strong business relationships allow UT Dallas to provide classroom education and real-world experience through the robust internship program. No matter where you see your future career, the Jindal School has the knowledge and resources to help you obtain it.

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Best Information Systems Program

No. 17 (tied) for Information Systems programs nationwide, U.S. News & World Report (2020)


Among Similar IS Programs

No. 12 among similar programs in the U.S., TFE Times (2020)


Among Similar IS Programs

No. 5 among similar programs in the U.S., (2016)

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Best Master’s in Business Analytics Program

No. 10 among U.S. public programs, No. 17 of 43 U.S. programs and No. 34 among Master’s in Business Analytics programs worldwide, QS World University Rankings, Master’s in Business Analytics Rankings (2020)

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Animesh Johsi (graduate student in business analytics) chats with a recruiter at the UT Dallas Career Expo.

Graduate Degree for the Future

Business Analytics is one of the fastest-growing job areas, but why?

Never in history have we been able to use powerful data tools like AI to answer complex business problems. However, business analytics is not just about applying data to solve problems. The ultimate goal of business analytics is to know what data needs to be extracted to answer the questions that inform business decisions. Choosing to get your graduate degree in Business Analytics gives you the in-demand skills at the forefront of business strategy.

Find out how to get the most in-demand business skills

Student Testimonials

swati singh

Swati Singh, MS’18

Business Planning Manager, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The program is ideal for those who want to progress in analytics domain while engaging with growing volume, variety and velocity of data.  
Zeeshaan Ramani

Zeeshaan Ramani, MS’20

Strategy Analyst, Ally

As a Strategy Analyst at Ally, I am able to use the soft skills and hard skills acquired from this degree, along with the business and technical knowledge . 
Pankit Arora

Pankit Arora, MS’19

Sr. Risk Modeling Analyst, Mr. Cooper

The technical, analytical, and business skills I’ve gained from the program are used every day at my current role as a Sr. Risk Modeling Analyst. 
abhishek mishra

Abhishek Mishra, MS’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.  
Akash Gupta

Akash Gupta, MS’20

Data Analyst, Scalable Press

When I applied to UTD, I was a budding undergraduate after completing my Computer Science degree fascinated by the field of data and analytics. 
vivek patil

Vivek Patil, MS’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. 
Anil Bulusu

Anil Bulusu, MS’20

Business Analyst, Dekra North America

The MS program in Business Analytics at The University of Texas at Dallas was designed to offer students the right mix of tools and technologies required. 
jaspreet kaur

Jaspreet Kaur Bhamra, MS’18

Data Scientist, Ericsson Inc.

The course is perfectly designed for anyone and everyone who have a passion to find insights and analyze data using latest technologies. 
shravya shanmukh

Shravya Shanmukh, MS’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.  
mounika akumalla

Mounika Akumalla, MS’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.  
archit satra

Archit Kiran Satra, MS’18

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

The Business Analytics program taught me how to place emphasis on the practical application of analytics to real-world business problems and decision making. 
vatsal ajmera

Vatsal Ajmera, MS’18

Data Scientist, Trinity Industries

The excellent course structure of the program with the highly-experienced faculty guided me to the professional world . 
Rahul Sethi

Rahul Sethi, MS’19

Product Manager, Information Services, Ericsson, Inc.

Prior to the program, I had disparate knowledge of different analytics techniques, methodologies and models. 
vaidik natani

Vaidik Natani, MS’18

Data Scientist Insights, Hallmark Cards

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… 
Iekansh Sharma

Iekansh Sharma, MS’20

Business Analyst, Datto, Inc

Pursuing MS in Business Analytics at UT Dallas has been a great rewarding experience. 
vibhore agarwal

Vibhore Agarwal, MS’18

Coverage Analyst, T-Mobile

Business Analytics at UT Dallas is a perfect blend of Marketing, Operation Research, Statistics and Econometrics.  
abhinav tomer

Abhinav Tomer, MS’18

Data Engineer, Autodesk Inc.

Business Analytics program at UTD is perfect for someone who wants to go into the field of Analytics.  
Sumeet Kumar

Sumeet Kumar, MS’20

Business Analyst, ASML

Business Analytics program at UTD is definitely one of the best in the nation. The program always strives to address the changing needs in the industry. 
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Ava Raeisi returns to her seat in the Activity Center during her commencement ceremony. She earned a master’s degree in business analytics.

Your Options Are Limitless

The Master’s program in Business Analytics at the Jindal School of Management is designed to give you maximum versatility while in the program and your future career moves.

3There are three different formats to choose from: Cohort, Flex, or the 100% Online format. The program also has flexibility regarding electives giving students a choice between a broad course of study or hyper-focused formats specifically designed for those looking to obtain a deep understanding of data science.

Which Business Analytics format would you like to learn about?

No matter what you want from this program, the Jindal School has the plan, the tools and the options to make it happen for you.

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Choose from 9 different tracks including Data Science, Data Engineering and more. Scholarship recipients and TA/RAs would be eligible for in-state tuition, which amounts to 50% of the tuition.

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Choose from 2 tracks – Data Science or Accounting Analytics. Scholarships worth $5,000 available for deserving candidates. No In-state tuition benefits available.

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Online Cohort

Focused on Data Science. Classes available 100% online. Scholarships worth $15,000 available for deserving candidates.

Class Profile

Fall 2020 – Demographic and Other Information


Total Students

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Gender Ratio

40% Female
60% Male


Average Age

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Average Test Scores

308 GRE
619 GMAT
7.31 IELTS


Average Work Experience

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Full-Time Students

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71% International
29% Domestic


Part-Time Students

What else would you like to learn about Business Analytics at UT Dallas?

Career Preparation

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Dive deep into the most current and vital analytical technology and build relationships through the program’s peer mentoring program and year-round professional networking opportunities.

Career Prep

Student Life

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As a Master’s in Business Analytics student, you will join a community of peers who organize social and networking functions with industry professionals.

Student Life

For Employers

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Learn more about how our students can engage with your business and how your company can be involved in the Master’s in Business Analytics community.

For Employers
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