Applicants must satisfy the following requirements for admission to the Master of Science in Business Analytics UC online program. Admission is selective and based on a combination of factors including academic and professional achievement, strong communication skills and a proven record of effective leadership.
MS Business Applicants who are asked to move past the first round the application process will be asked to complete a virtual interview proctored by Kira Talent. You will be notified via email when selected for this round. You will have two weeks to complete this interview.
Please be prepared to answer the following questions:
Describe a situation in your life in which you have failed to achieve a goal. What did you learn from this experience? (400 words max)
You just entered the elevator with a member of the Applicant Review Committee for the MS in Business Analytics. You can only speak to this person for a very short time on the elevator. What would you say to this individual so that they would look favorably upon your application? (250 words max)
Two letters of recommendation. At least one should be a professional contact, and the other can be academic.
Please note that the name and email address of each recommender is required.
Must provide a current resume or CV.
Applicants may seek a waiver to submitting a GMAT or GRE score. The criteria are as follows
Please note that any submitted test scores will be considered regardless of waiver eligibility.
Applicants seeking a GMAT/GRE waiver should request consideration before submitting a test score.
An official TOEFL/IELTS is required for all international applicants.
International applicants must also submit foreign transcripts for evaluation to an agency recognized by the National Association of Credential Evaluating Services (NACES; www.naces.org).
Students requiring F1 visa sponsorships should apply to the on-campus program to take advantage of those benefits.
If you have questions, feel free to speak with an enrollment services advisor
Your master’s in business analytics prepares you to lead business decisions in a number of roles with titles such as:
According to business.uc.edu/career-services, our latest graduate class had an average starting salary of $106,000.
Students work on real-world projects and learn skills in data visualization, statistical modeling, data mining, optimization, and simulation in order to proficiently analyze large datasets and to generate actionable insights.
MS Business Analytics class of 2019:
Total students: 108
Total applications received: 505
Number of semesters: Two to three
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.53
Average GMAT score: 675
Average GRE score: 319
Average first year salary: $92,423 (2018-2019)
Employed within three months of graduation: 96% (2018-2019)
Average TOEFL score: 106
Female students: 35%
Average age: 26
Average years of work experience: 4
International students: 84%, including students from China, India, Pakistan, and Morocco.
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