Master'sBusiness Analytics

The Master of Science in Business Analytics, from Wichita State's AACSB-accredited Barton School of Business, applies hands-on activities and industry practices, giving you a solid foundation in using data to inform business decisions and forecast future performance. The program offers two tracks: management and data science.

Learn how business analytics is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted to the program, applicants must:

  • Be admitted to the WSU Graduate School
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 credit hours of coursework. Students with a GPA lower than 3.0 may apply with a GER or GMAT scores for consideration.
  • Submit a personal statement
  • Submit a professional resume
  • Meet the minimum TOEFL and IELTS requirements (for international applicants)

For additional admission details, click on the link below.

Inside the Program

New facility for the National Institute for Research and Digital Transformation

Wichita State University is moving forward on a facility to house the National Institute for Research and Digital Transformation (NIRDT) as part of WSU's Interdisciplinary Research initiative. Research and partnerships created in the facility will be focused around the convergence of faculty and students from many different WSU departments across the university for the sole purpose of developing research in a broad range of economic sectors, including the high-tech sectors, health sector, manufacturing, defense and logistics while supporting the aviation and aerospace industries.


The degree offers you two track options: management and data science.

  • The management track focuses on developing capabilities in leading analytics initiatives.
  • The data science track focuses on the use of innovative tools and techniques in data analytics.

Courses are a mix of 16-week classes and eight-week hybrid classes. While taking the eight-week hybrids, you'll attend class once a week and also complete work online.


A graduate degree in business analytics from Wichita State's Barton School will help you take the next step in your career—while opening doors to new possibilities.

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