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Master of Science in Business Analytics


The MS in Business Analytics helps prepare students and working professionals from diverse backgrounds willing to rise to the challenges for the promising fields of business analytics and data science.

The program offers a cutting-edge curriculum in data mining, machine learning, deep learning, text mining, time series, and big data technologies. A flexible schedule allows a self-paced graduation timeline in as few as 2-3 semesters. Many MSBA alumni are working at world-leading companies and organizations, such as Adobe,  Amazon, Apple, Bank of America, Facebook, Google, IBM, Intel, JP Morgan, Kaiser, SAP, Tesla, Uber, Visa, Wells Fargo, Workday, and Zoom.

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  • Type of degree conferred: Master of Science
  • Number of courses: 10-12
  • Program length: flexible, 2 semesters - 6 semesters
  • Strong alumni network
  • A STEM program: 36-month OPT for international students
  • Flexibility: Progress at your own pace with evening/weekend/online/hybrid classes
  • Experiential hands-on learning
  • Students who graduate will be able to effectively use advanced big data and analytics technologies for extracting and managing large amounts of data and building analytical models.
  • Students who graduate will be effective in applying quantitative methods and tools of business analytics.
  • Students who graduate will be able to propose and evaluate alternatives for making data-driven, effective business decisions.
  • Students who graduate will be able to write effectively to convey project ideas, methodology, and findings.
  • Students and working professionals who want to start a career in business analytics and data science.
  • Students and working professionals who want to become data-driven decision makers.

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Contact Us

Office of CBE Graduate Programs
  • College of Business & Economics
  • California State University, East Bay
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • Hayward, CA 94542
  • Dr. Surendra Sarnikar
  • Program Coordinator- Master of Business Analytics