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MS Business Analytics Admissions

MS Business Analytics

Greetings from the MSBA Admissions,

Thank you for your interest in the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program at USC Marshall School of Business. We are excited to share our top-ranked and globally recognized program with you as it is truly a unique opportunity.

We seek to bring in a group of diversified talents who not only have competitive academic and professional backgrounds, but also have strong leadership skills and are collaborative and communicative. All applications will be reviewed holistically.

We look forward to reviewing your application.

MSBA Admissions


The fall 2023 Application Cycle is now open.

Application Deadlines:

•Round 1–November 15, 2022–Decision: by January 1, 2023
•Round 2–January 15, 2023-Decision: by March 1, 2023
•Round 3–February 15, 2023-Decision: by April1, 2023
•Round 4–March 15, 2023-Decision: by May 1, 2023
•Round 5–April 15, 2023 (International Student Deadline)-Decision: by June 1, 2023
**No international student applications will be accepted after April 15, 2023, due to immigration requirements and timelines.**
•Round 6–Rolling Admissions until Fall 2023 Cohort is full, or the final deadline of May 15 passes*

*Applications will not be reviewed once the class is full. To be sure your application is reviewed, plan to apply by April 15

Important Dates:
•Application opens: October 1, 2022
•Welcome Week: August 12-18, 2023
•Classes begin: August 21, 2023


Progressive MSBA students complete 30-33 units (depending on undergraduate coursework and determined by the advisor after the Admissions Committee reviews the application). The program must be completed over at least 3 semesters, with students enrolling in at least 6 graduate units during each of the first two semesters (Fall and Spring). Marshall undergraduate business majors may qualify to have up to 9 units of MSBA graduate electives count toward their undergraduate Marshall Upper Division Electives (MUDE) units.