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Your path to a data-centered future.

The MS in Business Analytics and Data Science (MS BAnDS) is a 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 2018-2020

90%of graduates

received offers within 3 months from 2018-2020

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 SAS Global Forum 2021 Student Symposium Competition, OSU student-led teams swept first, second and third place in which students from universities across the world were competing. Also, teams with business analytics and data science graduate students were the big winners at the 2021 RMDS Data Science Competition, placing first and third against more than 320 teams from around the world registered to compete.
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Awards and honors

Business analytics students showcase abilities in MS BAnDS program case competition

October 29, 2021

A team of five Oklahoma State University business analytics master’s degree students recently won first place in the MS in Business Analytics and Data Science (MS BAnDS) program case competition at the Spears School of Business.

Spears Business students recognized at JMP Discovery Summit

October 25, 2021

Two Oklahoma State University business analytics students were recognized at the recent JMP Discovery Summit for their research projects.

Spears Business students place second at Pittsburgh case competition

April 21, 2021

A team of four Oklahoma State University business analytics students recently placed second in the University of Pittsburgh’s Business Analytics Case Competition.

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