A Simon Professor leads a class of MS students

Don’t just gather data, maximize it.

Simon is renowned for its rigorously analytical curriculum. In our STEM-designated MS in Business Analytics program, we pair our analytical bias with our economics-based curriculum to equip you with the theories and practical frameworks that will make you a sought-after analyst. We provide an understanding of analytic tools such as Python and R to help you leverage the big-data insights that drive business strategy forward.

Why Simon?

Analysts are highly sought across many industries. Our MS in Business Analytics program will enhance your understanding of the world of business and equip you with the practical and effective tools to solve complex business problems.

Acclaimed Curriculum

Driven by our acclaimed curriculum, Simon’s MS in Business Analytics program is designed to provide you with a strong foundation in both analytics and business—covering statistics, analytics, and core business areas. You’ll build a solid platform for a successful career and life-long learning.

STEM Designation

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills are becoming increasingly important in today’s data-driven business environment. A STEM-designed MS in Business Analytics degree from Simon signals program quality and analytical rigor to employers and also allows international students up to 36 months of optional practical training (OPT) in a STEM-eligible role.

Real-World Experience

Choose between two study tracks: graduate after two semesters on our non-internship track, or choose the expanded internship option to gain real-world experience that can help you excel. We also provide hands-on, experiential learning opportunities to help you gain new perspectives.

Integrated Student Experience

The Jay S. and Jeanne Benet Career Management Center and the Office of Student Engagement (OSE) are important professional resources for Business Analytics students. We strive to connect you to the right career opportunities with leading employers who value the Simon approach to graduate marketing education. You’ll also find a wealth of co-curricular opportunities that will enhance your student experience, like our range of student clubs. From social to academic, there’s something for everyone.


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Complement your master’s program with an Advanced Certificate of Achievement.

Advanced Certificate of Achievement in Pricing

Dive deep into the world of pricing strategy and gain expertise in pricing analytics, B2B pricing, and more. Earn this certificate alongside your MS in Business Analytics or MS in Marketing Analytics degree and set yourself apart in today’s competitive market.

Advanced Certificate of Achievement in AI

Stay ahead of the curve with our AI-focused certificate. Learn the fundamentals of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning to tackle complex business challenges head-on while pursuing your MS in Business Analytics or MS in Marketing Analytics degree.

Deadline Extended:

May 24

We are accepting applications for 2024 entry! At Simon we have rolling admissions, which means you can apply at any point in an application round and applications are read as they are received. If you apply earlier in a round, you're likely to receive your decision before the notification deadline for the round you're applying. We look forward to reviewing your candidacy!

  • Apply for free by May 24*
  • Merit-based scholarships available
  • Flexible application requirements – check out our application checklist for details
  • MS applicants are guaranteed a minimum $10,000 scholarship if admitted

*By 11:59 p.m. EST

If you are an international student and you do not currently have a student visa, please note that there are time sensitivities surrounding the visa process. We encourage you to work through the application with urgency. If you have questions or would like to discuss your individual candidacy or next steps, reach out to us at admissions@simon.rochester.edu.

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Our academics cover statistics, analytics, and core business areas, and help you develop hands-on skills and expertise to jump-start your career.

Simon’s MS in Business Analytics is designed to provide you with a strong foundation in both analytics and business, to give you a breadth of knowledge that will help you reach your career goals. Our MS in Business Analytics program provides training in Python, R, and Tableau to help you leverage the big-data insights that companies need. You’ll learn to master cutting-edge analytics toolkits through coursework on key analytical technologies, including practical application and project work, as well as the option for a summer internship. Like all of our MS programs, the MSBA is STEM designated to give you a competitive edge.


Employment Overview:
MS in Business Analytics

Explore Class of 2022 career outcomes for MS in Business Analytics graduates or download the Career Highlights report to learn more about what our graduates are doing.

Career Paths Career Highlights


of job-seeking graduates accepted employment within 6 months of graduation


Mean Base Salary

for graduates hired in North America

Applying to Simon’s MSBA Program

Our Admissions team takes the time to get to know each applicant personally. We encourage you to reach out to us early to help you strengthen your application and identify scholarship opportunities. We have five application deadlines throughout the year—and we process applications as they are received. The sooner you apply in any of the rounds, the sooner you’ll hear back from us.

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Round Application Window Deadline* Decision By*
Round 1 August 25–October 15 October 15 December 15
Round 2 October 16–January 5 January 5 March 31
Round 3 January 6–February 15 February 15 April 20
Round 4 February 16–March 31 March 31 May 15
Round 5 April 1–May 1 May 1 June 15

*by 11:59 p.m.

Ruoxi (Roxanne) Liu Simon MS Business Analytics

I found this program particularly well-suited to my career pursuits due to its heavy emphasis on application. Simon is committed to creating an inclusive community that helps its students succeed.

  • Ruoxi (Roxanne) Liu ’19
  • Data Analyst – Data Science and Advanced Analytics
  • Media Storm

Abhinav Bansal Simon MS Business Analytics

The Benet Center supports students in a number of ways, including providing student career advisors, career coaches, company visits, and conference and career fair preparation.

  • Abhinav Bansal ’18
  • Data Science Consultant
  • ZS