An unparalleled program combining analytics with AI. 

Develop an exceptional level of clarity to leverage AI analytically and set your company, and yourself, apart from the competition—without putting your career on pause. Let us guide you through the admissions process and match you with financial aid options and scholarship opportunities.

Applying to Simon’s Online MS in Business Analytics & Applied AI. 

Our Admissions staff 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. Consider attending one of our Admissions events to learn more about the program.

In addition to the deadlines below, we accept applications on a rolling basis. The sooner you apply in any of the rounds, the sooner you’ll hear back from us. 

RoundDeadline*Decision By*
Round 1February 15March 30
Round 2April 15May 30
Round 3June 15July 30
Round 4July 15August 15

*by 11:59 p.m. ET

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Why wait?


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Working professionals looking to harness the power of data analytics, leverage AI, and take classes in a flexible online format. 


Simon offers the option to apply without a GMAT/GRE/Executive Assessment score. Schedule a chat with a counselor to learn more.

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Tuition is $49,000 plus program fees, which cover access to use the Benet CMC services, scheduled social/professional development programming, orientation programming, and required course materials. 

Merit scholarships are available for all qualified candidates. Learn more about scholarships for US active duty and military veterans, and University of Rochester employees and alumni below. In addition, candidates may earn a scholarship to the Online MSBA & Applied AI program by participating virtually in our annual Simon Games virtual business simulation competition.

There are also a variety of loan options available for part-time students. Please contact our office at to learn more.

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Application Requirements


  • Online application form
  • Current résumé
  • Two required essays (500-word limit)
  • College transcripts
  • Two professional references
  • $90 application fee (contact us for a waiver)
  • Optional: GMAT or GRE test results
  • Optional: Video Essay


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Master the skills needed in a
data-reliant, AI-driven business world.

The program curriculum was designed to help you leverage generative AI with analytical skills so you can begin advancing your career from day one. Simon’s Online MS in Business Analytics & Applied AI is a STEM-designated degree that will equip you with a solid core of analytical frameworks and the technical, analytical, and applied AI skills needed to advance to the next level.

Program requirements.

Click on each tile for a brief course description (note: this chart represents a sample academic schedule and is subject to change).

14-month program (August–October)

GBA 471

Probability and Descriptive Analytics

GBA 472

Causal & Predictive Analytics

GBA 444

Ethics & Policy in Tech

OMG 472

Operations and Supply Chain Analytics

GBA 478

AI & Business

GBA 475

Online Business Analytics Capstone Project


Introduction to Python Programming

MKT 472

Marketing Management Analytics

GBA 474

Advanced Analytics-Driven Decisions

CIS 467

Data Management, Warehousing & Visualization

GBA 473

Data-Driven Decision-making


Communication and Leadership for Business Analytics


Experts who will lead you into your professional future.

Simon faculty are known for being unabashedly analytical and bringing the latest cutting-edge science of business to the classroom. Today, that science is generative AI. Simon professors’ excellence in academic research, instruction, and innovation will help you learn to leverage data to communicate compelling stories and build your expertise for success in today’s business climate and tomorrow’s. 

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Attend an event or schedule a visit.

Stay connected with Simon through our interactive webinars and virtual events. From admissions tips, program reviews, and sample classes to faculty and student discussions, we will provide you with an in-depth look at the Simon experience. Plus, attendees of our live sessions will receive an application fee waiver. 

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Have questions about Simon's Online MSBA & Applied AI program? Need help with a question on the application? Wondering if you're eligible for scholarship support? Curious about how to balance coursework and the demands of being a working professional?

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Win a scholarship.

Participate in our Simon Games business simulation competition to obtain insight into the Online MSBA & Applied AI program coursework and learn and refine skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, communication, and more. The grand-prize winner will receive a full-tuition scholarship, and all finalists who apply, are admitted, and enroll in the next matriculated term are guaranteed tuition scholarship support.

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