Business Analytics (MS)

Program Description

The NYU Stern Master of Science in Business Analytics, an advanced business degree program, teaches students both to understand the role of evidence-based data in decision making and to leverage data as a strategic asset. The program is designed for experienced professionals interested in gaining competitive advantage through the predictive potential of data.

The Master of Science in Business Analytics is designed to accommodate participants’ busy schedules. Participants attend six concentrated, rigorous sessions in New York (5) and one at a rotating global location over a one-year period.

Participants have the opportunity to cross-learn and share best practices among their cohort and through their exposure to top faculty and business leaders in the growing field of Business Analytics. With a degree from New York University, graduates will join NYU’s extensive global alumni network.


The admissions process is thorough and selective taking various factors into consideration. Because the program is designed specifically for experienced professionals, a candidate's record of professional achievement is a critical factor in determining admission. To apply to the Master of Science in Business Analytics Program, you must have a Bachelor degree and strong Grade Point Average; demonstrated high aptitude for quantitative analysis and academic success as evidenced by undergraduate and graduate coursework, as applicable. Applicants must have a minimum of five years of full-time professional work experience.

Additional factors on which the Admissions Committee bases its decision include the following:

  • Record of professional success and employment profile
  • Written Essay
  • Selection Interview (by invitation only)
  • University transcript(s)
  • One professional recommendation
  • Fluent English (TOEFL for non-native English speakers may be requested)

A non-refundable application fee of US $103 is required. The Program fee for the Class of 2025 is US $87,800. Included are all courses, tuition, course materials, some meals and official events. Hotel and travel expenses are not included.

To apply, applicants must submit an on-line application through our on-line application system, found at

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