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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

received paid internships in the last five years

100%of graduates

received offers within 6 months in last five years

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Our students

Meet the students who make up the current cohorts.

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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

Awards and honors

Spears graduate student receives all-expense paid trip to attend Disney conference

August 23, 2023

Spears School of Business graduate student Shubhi Gupta is one of only four students from across the United States to receive the prestigious Disney Data and Analytics Women Award.

Business analytics students awarded scholarships to attend national conference

April 25, 2023

Two Oklahoma State University business analytics students were awarded the prestigious Early Career Professional Network (ECPN) scholarships to attend and present their research at the 2023 INFORMS Business Analytics Conference in Aurora, Colorado.

OSU MS BAnDS student places second in national hackathon competition

March 8, 2023

OSU MS Business Analytics and Data Science student, Shreyan Datta Chakraborty, placed second at the 10th annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Hackathon in Boston.

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