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Your path to a data-centered future.

The MS in Business Analytics and Data Science (MS BAnDS) is a nationally ranked STEM program that offers students practical data analysis experience by applying knowledge acquired in classrooms to solving real-world business problems. We use state-of-the-art enterprise-level analytics software from multiple vendors. Beyond 22 credit hours of core courses, students have the choice of specializing in various options such as marketing analytics, healthcare analytics, advanced data science or cybersecurity analytics.

The opportunity is endless

Our program provides great advantages in the competitive job market where companies like Amazon, Capital One, Apple, FedEx, General Motors, Humana, Chase, J.P. Morgan, Walmart, WWF and others recruit our students on a regular basis.

100%of students

recieved paid internships in the last five years

100%of graduates

received offers within 6 months in last five years

Best and brightest students

OSU’s Business Analytics and Data Science students continue to show they are among the best in the world. At the University of South Carolina's National Big Data Health Science Conference a team of OSU students placed first out of 16 teams. Max Griffin, Abbas Kalbe Agharia, Sristhi Srivastava and Kalpesh Mulye — master’s students in the business analytics and data science program — competed virtually and were one of six teams advancing to the finals, eventually earning first place and the $4,000 prize that came with it.
OSU's first-place team at National Big Data Health Science Conference

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Awards and honors

Spears Business students present at JMP Discovery Summit

October 13, 2022

Four presentations by Oklahoma State University business analytics graduate students were accepted at the JMP Discovery Summit in September.

MS BAnDS students earn recognition at national conference

September 29, 2022

Three Oklahoma State University business analytics students presented their papers at the Western Users of SAS Software (WUSS) educational conference and forum held in San Francisco in September.

Dr. Goutam Chakraborty named Top 10 Data and Analytics Professional

August 3, 2022

Dr. Goutam Chakraborty, director of the business analytics and data science program at Oklahoma State University, was announced as a Top 10 Data and Analytics Professional Award winner during the virtual 2022 OnCon Icon Awards on July 12, 2022.

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