Simon Business School

MS in Business Analytics
A new level of clarity.

Unabashedly analytical. Intentionally collaborative. All the opportunities and encouragement you need to reflect, refine, and take risks. That's how clarity takes shape at Simon. The result: You see sharper. And you can get to the heart of any problem.


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designation allows international students to work in the US for 36 months.


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MS in Business Analytics, A New Level of Clarity - 730 x 300

Don't just gather data—
Maximize it.

Our expertise in analytics, coupled with our economics-based curriculum, gives you the theories and practical frameworks to be a sought-after analyst. Our MS in Business Analytics program provides training in Python, R, and Tableau to help you leverage the big-data insights that companies need. Accelerate your program completion with our 10-month study track, or gain real-world experience with an expanded 17-month internship option. Simon's MSBA program is STEM-designated, allowing international students to stay in the US for up to 36 months.

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Starts at Simon.

Business Analytics graduates earned a mean base salary of $64,000 and find careers in the fields of revenue management, data consulting, and data analytics, among others. The Career Management Center, along with the Data Analytics Club and the Consulting, Operations, Technology, and Analytics (COTA) club, are important professional resources for Business Analytics students. We strive to connect you to career opportunities with leading employers who value the Simon unabashedly analytical approach to graduate business education.

81% accepted employment three months post-graduation

Leading Employers For Simon MS in Business Analytics Graduates Include:

  • Deloitte Canada
  • GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group, LLC
  • GroupM
  • Kantar Millward Brown
  • PepsiCo
  • PwC Canada
  • Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Business Analytics

Note: This chart reflects the 2017-18 academic schedule. This is subject to change.


Economics and Marketing Strategy for MS Students

Programming for Analytics

Core Statistics for MS Students Using R

Introduction to Business Analytics

Accounting and Finance for MS Students

Practicum in Business Analytics I

Advanced Business Analytics

Data Management for Analytics

Marketing Analytics Using R

Practicum in Business Analytics II

Social Media Analytics




Take 2** out of:

Advanced Business Modeling**

Big Data

Supply Chain Analytics

Pricing Analytics

Advanced Marketing Analytics

(Modules I, II, III)




  • The program of study for the MSBA degree has been designed as a lock-step program which meets all the requirements for a STEM certified program.
  • Students with sufficient prior coursework in accountancy or finance can petition to substitute GBA466* Accounting and Finance for MS Students with FIN418 Quantitative Finance with Python or MKT414 Pricing Policies in the fall term.
  • ** 17-month track
    • MSBA students in the 17-month track will take one fewer elective in the spring term and will take CIS418 the following fall as their last class. There are no exceptions on this class.

Where We Go.

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Adja Gbane

MS in Business Analytics, Class of 2016

Revenue Management Analyst
The Hertz Corporation

"While in the process of reviewing my school choices, I visited Simon Business School for Scholarship weekend. I was already impressed by the program curriculum, but interacting with current students and faculty cemented my conviction that the MSBA program at Simon would not only equip me with the analytical and quantitative skills required in today’s competitive business world, but also help in my personal development."

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Mohammed Osman Saeed

MS in Business Analytics, Class of 2016

Business Analyst
ASI (Advertising Specialty Institute)

"I will always cherish the experience of studying with a group of exceptionally smart and hardworking individuals. The school has an incredibly diverse student body and I was fortunate to interact with and make friends with an amazing bunch of people during the course of my studies."

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Patrick Reilly

MS in Business Analytics, Class of 2016

Senior Data and Analytics Consultant

"I chose Simon not only because of its reputation in business analytics, but also because of the environment that the staff, faculty, and students provide. Everyone at Simon cares about your education and will do everything in their power to ensure a prolific academic experience."

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(585) 275-3533

Life Lessons.

Monica Perez
MS in Business Analytics, Class of 2017
Data Analyst Intern, JC Jones & Associates

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