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Get the big data skills employers want

WSU's Master's of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) degree is designed to attract a wide range of domestic and international professionals. The curriculum focuses on developing contemporary competencies via innovative hands-on activities and industry practices.

To serve the needs of professionals in the field, the MSBA program offers two tracks:

The MS in Business Analytics is a STEM designated and interdisciplinary degree with courses taught across fields in business, economics, computer science, mathematics and statistics.

Degree requirements

 

Why WSU?

We'll teach you the skills and techniques
to turn data into actionable insights.

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Easy Admission

Anyone with an undergraduate or graduate degree in business, engineering, science, or related field may apply. No GRE/GMAT score is required for entry into the program.

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Verified Quality

The Barton School of Business holds the prestigious accreditation from The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, a mark of excellence earned by only the Top 20 percent of business schools in the world.

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Two Tracks of Study

The program offers two tracks. The Management Track focuses on developing capabilities and mastery in leading analytics initiative. The Data Science Track aims to impart mastery in use of innovative tools and techniques in data analytics.

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The brand new home of the Barton School of Business is under construction on WSU's Innovation Campus!

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Explore Wichita

Explore Wichita

Wichita is at the center of everything. As Kansas' largest city—with a growing population of nearly 700,000—Wichita is the commercial, financial, medical, cultural and entertainment hub for the state. Despite its growth, Wichita hasn't lost the friendly Midwestern feel, and that makes it a virtual utopia for aspiring college students.

  • As the largest festival in Kansas, Riverfest brings multiple stages of live music, energetic activities like zip lines, helicopter rides, eating contests and river exploration and the ever-popular food court.
  • As the largest festival in Kansas, Riverfest brings multiple stages of live music, energetic activities like zip lines, helicopter rides, eating contests and river exploration and the ever-popular food court.
  • Wichita features more than 10 distinct shopping, dining and entertainment districts, each with their own vibe and flair. Go clubbing in Old Town. Shop for new looks in Douglas Design District boutiques. Meet up with friends in Delano.
  • INTRUST Bank Arena is a modern, state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue, perfect for concerts and conventions alike.
  • Open Streets ICT is a FREE community-building event that closes a usually busy street to traffic and opens it for biking, walking, running, dancing, yoga, and more!
  • As the largest festival in Kansas, Riverfest brings multiple stages of live music, energetic activities like zip lines, helicopter rides, eating contests and river exploration and the ever-popular food court.
  • The Sedgwick County Zoo is home to 3,000 individual animals of nearly 400 species. These residents are grouped geographically and in settings that duplicate their natural habitats
  • The Sedgwick County Zoo is home to 3,000 individual animals of nearly 400 species. These residents are grouped geographically and in settings that duplicate their natural habitats
  • The Keeper of the Plains is a 44-foot tall steel sculpture standing at the point where the Big and Little Arkansas rivers join together in downtown Wichita.
  • Delano is home to dozens of unique shops, art galleries and restaurants.
  • With vibrant cultural experiences and diverse residential options, walkable amenities and easy access to either side of town, Downtown Wichita offers a unique pace and perspective within the city.
  • The Keeper of the Plains is a 44-foot tall steel sculpture standing at the point where the Big and Little Arkansas rivers join together in downtown Wichita.
  • Intrust Bank Arena is a modern, state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue, perfect for concerts and conventions alike.
  • The Donut Whole is a coffeehouse, donut shop, art gallery and live music venue located in the Douglas Design District in downtown Wichita, Kansas. Since January 2009 we have been making cake-batter donuts from scratch every day using regional ingredients, and our coffee bar features top-quality espresso drinks and drip coffee made from beans roasted just down the street at the famous Spice Merchant.
  • With vibrant cultural experiences and diverse residential options, walkable amenities and easy access to either side of town, Downtown Wichita offers a unique pace and perspective within the city.
  • Open Streets ICT is a FREE community-building event that closes a usually busy street to traffic and opens it for biking, walking, running, dancing, yoga, and more!
  • Tanganyika Wildlife Park, 20 miles from Wichita State in Goddard, Kansas, is the 3rd largest animal collection in Kansas, and one of the largest attractions in the state. They have over 40 exhibits featuring 9 interactive stations, 400 animals and 37 successful breeding programs.
  • Old Town is an outdoor museum of centuries old architecture and a myriad of murals by locally sourced artists. In Wichita, Old Town is synonymous with Fun, Food, Family and spectacular Nightlife. Old Town is nestled right in the heart of Wichita, Kansas. Among the brick-lined streets and historic lampposts are a collection of converted brick warehouses dating back to the mid 1800s. Built with brick and native limestone accents, these distinctive architectural features define the character of Old Town.
  • Old Town is an outdoor museum of centuries old architecture and a myriad of murals by locally sourced artists. In Wichita, Old Town is synonymous with Fun, Food, Family and spectacular Nightlife. Old Town is nestled right in the heart of Wichita, Kansas. Among the brick-lined streets and historic lampposts are a collection of converted brick warehouses dating back to the mid 1800s. Built with brick and native limestone accents, these distinctive architectural features define the character of Old Town.
  • The Pop-Up Urban Park transformed and activated an eyesore in the urban core of Wichita into a thriving public space where the community can interact and connect. Enjoy a bright, thriving environment as you revel in delicious fare prepared by local food trucks serving at the Pop-Up Park.
  • Keepers on Parade is a public art project proudly brought to you by Together Wichita.Ten feet tall fiberglass Keeper of the Plains replicas were painted, adorned and magically transformed by local artists
  • The Pop-Up Urban Park transformed and activated an eyesore in the urban core of Wichita into a thriving public space where the community can interact and connect. Enjoy a bright, thriving environment as you revel in delicious fare prepared by local food trucks serving at the Pop-Up Park.
  • With vibrant cultural experiences and diverse residential options, walkable amenities and easy access to either side of town, Downtown Wichita offers a unique pace and perspective within the city.
Student Life

Student Life Gallery

On and off campus, Shockers have access to all the arts, entertainment and traditional college fun they could want. We're talking more than 350 annual on-campus events, action-packed athletics, interaction with people from all over the globe and a city teeming with galleries, stages, shopping and great eats.

  • Three students walk in the foreground. Fall foliage visible in the background.
  • Students cheer on the Shockers at a men's basketball game
  • Students walk outside the Rhatigan Student Center
  • Students study in the RSC fireside loung
  • People dine beneath bright yellow sun shades at the WSU Food Truck Plaza
  • Students serve up food at the twice-annual Interfest event
  • Freddy's Steakburgers and Frozen Custard counter in the Rhatigan Student Center
  • Students walk past Shocker Hall on a fall day
  • Students exercise on floor equipment at the YMCA
  • Students play in the annual Big Pink Volleyball game for charity. Proceeds go toward Breast Cancer Research
  • A health care professional examines a student
  • Patio string lights illuminate Braeburn Square at dusk during the WSU Open House.
  • A student participates in the annual Holi celebration
  • Wheatshockers sculpture by Tom Otterness
  • Tulips bloom in front of the Ulrich Museum, home to Joan Miro's giant mural, Personnages Oieseaux
  • Students dressed up as pirates perform in an opera
  • Close-up of a dog on a leash with its owner in tow
  • Interior of the pizza hut museum
  • A GoCreate member operates a saw while a another member oversees
  • Yellow confetti rains down on the commencement crowd