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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 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 student receives all-expense paid trip to attend Disney Data Analytics Conference

June 30, 2022

OSU graduate student Sai Sreeshma has been awarded the prestigious Disney Data & Analytics Conference Women Award, one of only four students from across the United States to receive the recognition.

Spears graduate students participate at 2022 INFORMS Business Analytics Conference

April 26, 2022

Two Oklahoma State University business analytics students received scholarships to participate at the recent 2022 INFORMS Business Analytics Conference in Houston.

OSU team places third at Iowa Business Analytics Case Competition

April 14, 2022

A group of Oklahoma State University business analytics students placed third out of 16 teams at the Business Analytics Case Competition hosted virtually April 8 by the University of Iowa.

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