Online MS in Business Analytics

Become a data-driven leader in as little as one year. You can enter this 100% online degree with any undergraduate major. There’s no application fee, and scholarships are available.

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Online MS in Business Analytics

Become a data-driven leader in as little as one year. You can enter this 100% online degree with any undergraduate major. There’s no application fee, and scholarships are available.

Companies Desperately Need Data-Driven Leaders

More than 113k new openings projected by 2032.

With your Baylor degree, you’ll have your choice of roles. You’ll have your choice of industry. Want to become a research analyst in technology or health? Want to work as a management consultant or analyst for government agencies and across public policy? You can also specialize in an area like marketing analytics or let your expertise shine in general individual contributor or managerial positions.

This job market is exploding—and it has been for some time now. Organizations have so much data, but they need people with the skills and resources to transform it into actionable business insights and decisions. Companies are seeking true data-driven leadership.

Capitalize on the growing field and high-demand skill set with a powerful degree from a prestigious institution. Become a data-driven leader with Baylor’s MS in Business Analytics online program.

All Backgrounds

Enter with any undergraduate area of study. Your background is welcome and needed.


Benefit from a unique blend of computer science and information systems, statistics and business subject matter expertise.


Master statistics and data modeling, programming skills, the ethical collection and management of data, and tools to understand, visualize and predict data.

Impactful Capstone

You’ll work with a major company—some are in the Fortune 50—to develop what you’ve learned and culminate your degree.

Christian Environment

You’ll develop an intentional focus on ethical uses of data and analytical techniques.


Study alongside nationally recognized R1 faculty in a 100% online format. (See profiles below.)


National increase in business analytics occupations for graduate degree holders, from 2012 to 2022


Multiplier for the national projected percent change in occupations for business analytics (17%) versus all occupations (5%), from 2022 to 2032

Sources: Emsi, IPEDS, BLS

A highly prestigious institution


Fewer than 4% of universities in the nation are at the highest possible tier of research activity.

Top-10 Most Trusted

Among 135 doctoral research universities in the United States.

The top 10 Most Trusted Universities are: Johns Hopkins University, Duke University, University of Notre Dame, Cornell University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Yale University, Harvard University, Baylor University, Princeton University

Selected Faculty

Amy Maddox

Senior Lecturer of Statistical Science

Maddox has more than 20 years of teaching experience and has written textbooks for both undergraduate and graduate statistics courses. Aside from face-to-face teaching, she has developed and delivered online statistics courses for numerous audiences. Maddox earned a BS and MS in Mathematics, as well as a PhD in Statistics, from Baylor.

Joshua Patrick

Senior Lecturer of Statistical Science

Patrick is part of a large, multi-university NSF grant connecting data science and sports analytics. He earned undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of West Florida in computational and applied mathematics before completing his PhD in Statistics from Baylor. After a post-doc at UC Davis, Patrick returned to Baylor where he has developed numerous courses in statistics and data science including statistical machine learning, Python programming and regression.

Program Details

Admissions & Application Process

Here’s what you’ll need to apply for the Baylor MSBA online program:

  • Completed application, available online now.
  • Undergraduate transcript. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the U.S. or proof of equivalent training at a foreign university is required.
  • Current resume indicating professional work experience, including start and end dates (month and year) for each position held.
  • Two letters of recommendation from employers or superiors who can attest to your talents, professional skills, work accomplishments and qualifications for the Baylor MSBA online program.
  • GMAT/GRE unless you have four or more years of post-graduate work experience or have a 3.5 or higher undergrad GPA from an accredited university.

There is no application fee for the MSBA online program.


Prerequisites for admission include:

  • Introduction to Python Programming (an informal online course can meet this requirement, and several options are available)
  • Minimum 3 hours of statistics or QBA

International Students

All foreign national applicants are required to provide a score from the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Academic test. Minimum scores are required.

Student Support

Students are our top priority, and we are as dedicated to them as they are to our program. Here are just a few ways Baylor will support you during your MSBA online program and as a graduate:

Career Center

Baylor MSBA online students work directly with a career management team that was recently ranked #3 in the nation for job placement by U.S. News & World Report. The Career Center has a highly qualified staff that works specifically with graduate business students. You’ll work closely with this team to create a personalized plan of action for your career based on your unique qualifications, talent, experience and career goals.

The Baylor Brand and Network

The MSBA you earn online through the Hankamer School of Business is AACSB-accredited. The global Baylor Business Alumni Network contributes to our strong brand recognition across the U.S. and beyond. Wherever your career takes you, you’ll stay connected with this network of 45,000 professionals making an impact across the world.

Dedicated Support

Get support from a dedicated Baylor team who understand the unique needs of online students and work to create a true Baylor experience off campus.

Tuition & Financial Aid

The Baylor MSBA online program delivers an amazing return on your investment. But we know the first step toward financially investing in your future is often the hardest, which is why we are committed to providing a high-quality education that helps motivated students at all levels of financial need reach their goals.

Financial Aid

Baylor offers online students the same financial aid opportunities offered to campus students. Assistance comes in a variety of forms, including:

  • Three scholarships each worth $2,400; however, students are not eligible to receive more than one.
    • Dean’s: Awarded to outstanding applicants based on an undergraduate cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
    • Baylor Alumni: Awarded to Baylor Alumni applicants whose undergraduate cumulative grade point average (GPA) was a 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
    • Military: Reserved for students entering the Baylor MSBA online program who have served in the military (active duty and veterans). Military identification or proof of prior service must be presented to qualify.
    • Scholarship recipients receive a $200 tuition credit per MSBA course up to $2,400.
  • Federal loans, grad PLUS loans and alternative loans.

Our financial aid counselors will work with you to determine your eligibility for aid.


Tuition (Per Credit Hour) $1,275
Total cost for 36 credit hours $45,900


There is a $100 per-term administrative fee.

Take the Next Step

Call (877) 959-2751 or fill out the form to learn more about transforming your career and your life with Baylor.

Transform Your Career

Complete the form or call (877) 959-2751 to learn more about Baylor's renowned MBA programs.