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Master of Science in Business Analytics

Master of Science in Business Analytics

A top-ranked Business Analytics Program

A 12-month program to prepare you to transform data into insights

Advance your career by learning to bridge data with strategy. Taught by leading professors in their field, classes are offered in the evenings and on weekends to work with your schedule.

MSBA by the Numbers


Business Analytics Program
(QS World University Rankings)


Average starting salary
after graduation


women in 2024 cohort

“The cohort-based learning approach exposed me to many new backgrounds, different ways of looking at things and provided me with fresh perspectives all the time.”

-Prarthana Kejriwal, MSBA 2021

Sr. Business Analysis Manager, Media Attribution, T-Mobile


Program Highlights

Level-up your analytical and strategic-thinking skills through STEM-designated classes designed to help you lead in this fast-growing career track. A Foster MSBA degree has high value and ROI with low tuition costs and high salary outcomes.

As a Foster MSBA student, you will:

  • Hone your skills in four key areas: business understanding, technical skills, analytical and critical thinking, and communication
  • Build a long-lasting network of Seattle business leaders and Foster alumni
  • Begin your path to a meaningful and well-paying position in the industry

Key Dates & Admissions

The application and application deadlines for Summer 2025 will be available in early September.

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World-Class Faculty

Professor Rutz teaches Customer Analytics. He is an expert in the fields of database marketing and e-commerce, and winner of the O’Dell Award awarded by the American Marketing Association.

Professor Yoganarasimhan is the Director of the Foster Customer Analytics Center. She teaches Analytics for Firm Decisions and researches big data and social influence models. She has a PhD from Yale University.

Professor Jain teaches marketing and international business. He is an expert in the fields of experimental design and artificial intelligence. He is a Distinguished Faculty Fellow at the Foster Customer Analytics Center.

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Reach out to MSBA Admissions or connect with a student ambassador to learn about the Foster community, what makes our program great, and how to apply.
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