Master of Science in Business Analytics Program
Drive Real Business Results with a STEM-Designated Analytics Degree
Businesses everywhere rely on data-based decisions to solve complex problems and achieve a competitive advantage. Starting every Fall and Spring term, the one year, Full-Time Pepperdine Master's in Business Analytics (MSBA) program will tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing business today from both a decision-sciences and information-systems perspective.
With a focus on predictive analytics, risk management, optimization modeling, and information technology, this program is designed for students seeking an analytical career in evidence-based organizations that rely on big data.
Beautiful Malibu Campus
One Year Program
Small Class Sizes
Global Alumni Network of 47,000+
STEM-Designated Degree: Our curriculum designation allows for international students on a F-1 visa the opportunity to apply for a 24-month extension of their optional practical training (OPT).
Data Analytics Tools: Learn how to navigate and leverage technical industry tools such as SQL, Tableau, Hadoop, and more.
12-Month OPT: All F-1 MSBA students are eligible to apply for 12-months of optional practical training (OPT).
Accelerated MBA Pathway: Upon completion of your MSBA, you have the option to accelerate to an MBA by applying 20 units towards your core MBA courses.
$30,695 per term*
*Cost of tuition is in effect for the 2022-2023 academic year and is subject to change at the University's discretion.
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MS in Business Analytics Admission
Spring 2023 Term Deadlines
Fall 2023 Term Deadlines
Prospective students for the Master of Science in Business Analytics program can expect to pay a tuition cost of $82,356* after merit awards. Without merit awards, the cost of tuition is $92,085.
|Full program cost||$92,085|
|Average merit award reduction||-$9,729|
|*Total tuition with merit award||$82,356|
*Pepperdine welcomes federal and state aid eligibility and veteran benefits which may further reduce tuition cost. Estimated tuition is based on the average merit award. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or above.
The Company You'll Keep
When you join the Graziadio community, you'll join a global network of over 47,000 alumni actively shaping the world of business at top organizations, including:
Fall 2021 Student Profile
Top Industries: Bar graph shows the percentage breakdown of current industries our students were employed upon time of application submission. 18% Financial Services/Insurance, 12% Consulting/Business Services, 8% Other, 8% Retail/Food Services and 7% Education/Nonprofit. This information reflects the data collected from MSBA applications for the fall 2021 cohort.
Avg. Work Experience
What Our Students Are Saying
"The MSBA helped me master much more than just quantitative skills. Through my experience, I have learned how to better communicate in a professional setting, how to translate business needs into technical questions, and most importantly how to be a 'better for the world' leader." - Ryan Hartman, MS '21
Connect directly with a current student to ask questions and learn more about their Graziadio experiences first-hand.
Values-Based, Personalized Learning
The Master of Science in Business Analytics at Pepperdine Graziadio comes with small, collaborative classes led by our renowned faculty who are personally committed to your academic and professional success. With ethical, sustainable business woven into the core of our teachings and an emphasis on experiential learning, you'll experience a truly unique, transformational graduate degree within a global community of Best for the World Leaders.
Your Future Analytics Career
Our Career and Professional Development department provides resources to connect MS in Business Analytics students with other like-minded professionals and navigate potential career opportunities. Our dedicated advisors provide personalized guidance, career-building tools, and access to an extensive network of students, alumni, and employers around the globe.
Your Success is Our Priority
The academic success of our students is at the heart of everything we do. Through our wide variety of Student Success resources and workshops, our students have the opportunity to develop their writing, presentation, test preparation, and time management abilities as well as enhance their reading comprehension and access our comprehensive library services.
Student Clubs and Organizations
Life at Graziadio extends beyond the classroom with our student-initiated and student-run groups. Develop and enhance your leadership skills in one of the many clubs and organizations that are open to all current students. With over a dozen clubs and organizations such as Graziadio Women's Business Society, Finance Club, Christian Business Society, and so much more to choose from, you'll be able to find a group that fits you.
Learn in a Global Destination
Grow as a leader through international experiences that enhance cross-cultural communication and broaden career opportunities. MS in Business Analytics students have the opportunity to apply and participate in a one-week Global Business Incentives trip or a full trimester program at one of our 40 university partners in over 25 countries.
Enroll in a Top Ranked Business School
We strive to facilitate an enriching student experience. Bloomberg Businessweek, The Princeton Review, Forbes, Fortune, and U.S. News & World Report have reported on our high-quality programs and faith-based education.