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Anderson School of Management – UCLA - Master of Business Analytics

UCLA Anderson Master of Business Analytics Program Structure

The 15-month, on-campus UCLA Anderson School of Management Master of Business Analytics (MSBA) program is a 48-unit full-time offering, starting in the summer and features summer internships as part of the standard curriculum. The 12-person faculty offers students an exceptionally tight-knit offering with a 5:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

Curriculum

The UCLA Anderson MSBA program is split into five distinct terms, including a four-unit, eight-to-ten-week summer internship program. Students begin in September, enrolling in four foundational courses to be completed through December. The winter (January through March) and spring (March through June) terms both feature four courses each, including Industry Seminar I and II (both at the end of each term). Following the aforementioned summer internship, students complete their final courses in the second fall term, including electives and the corporate-sponsored Capstone: Applied Analytics Project (AAP).

Class Profile

A total of 56 students were enrolled in the most recent UCLA Anderson Master of Business Analytics program, with 41 percent female students and 61 percent male students. About 73 percent of the class are international residents, while the class as a whole is around 26 -years old, on average. The GMAT average of the class is 710 and the GRE average is 167. The work experience average is 2.5 years.

Career Statistics

Grads from the UCLA Master of Business Analytics program at the Anderson School of Management saw a 100 percent employment rate after earning the degree and a $102,60 mean annual salary.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Tuition and fees for the UCLA Master of Business Analytics program at the Anderson School of Management cost $66,709. This does not include extra expenses, like the cost of living, transportation, books, and more. With all expenses accounted for, the estimated cost is $72,834. A tuition deposit of $2,000 is required after earning enrollment to hold a spot in the program, counting towards the total cost.

Merit-based scholarships are awarded to select students. Funding for the program can otherwise be paid for through direct subsidized loans, Graduate PLUS loans, and private loans, depending upon the applicant.

Admissions

Prior to enrolling in the UCLA Master of Business Analytics program, it is suggested that potential applicants complete courses in the following subjects: Linear Algebra; Multivariable Calculus; and Statistics and Probability. In addition, they should have some experience in computer programming languages, such as SQL, R, or Python, as well as econometric modeling.

Work experience is not required but is direct suggested for potential applicants. In addition to a completed online application, the following must be submitted:

• Official transcripts
• Two letters of recommendation (plus an optional third letter)
• GMAT/GRE scores
• TOEFL/IELTS or ESLPE scores for non-native English-speaking applicants
• $200 non-refundable application fee

Interviews will be conducted by invitation only.

2020-2021 UCLA Master of Business Analytics

Round One – January 8, 2021
Round Two – March 12, 2021
Round Three – May 14, 2021

How has the university coped with the current pandemic?

Classes are primarily virtual to keep students and staff safe.

What graduate programs are offered at the Anderson School of Management?

MBA, MACCT, MS-ISA, Executive MBA, BBA/MACCT, MBA in Education Leadership, 3-2 MBA programs, and more are available for incoming graduate students.

What are some employers of recent Anderson MSBA graduates?

Amazon, Visa, Facebook, and many others make up a long list of recent employers.

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