UC Davis Master of Science
in Business Analytics

Learn more about the UC Davis MSBA program:

One-Year Degree | Classes Meet Fridays and Saturdays 
UC Hastings campus, San Francisco | Scholarships for Working Professionals Available

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Thrive as an innovative leader in the digital economy.

By combining data science skills with business knowledge, hands-on learning and managerial savvy, the UC Davis Master of Science in Business Analytics program prepares you to lead and drive business decisions. 

Our 12-month program inspires learning from students with backgrounds in analytics, science, liberal arts, humanities, both new college graduates and mid-career professionals.

In addition to merit-based awards, we offer a UC Alumni Grant and a Working Professionals Grant to qualified MSBA applicants.

Top Five Reasons to Earn a 
UC Davis Master of Science in Business Analytics

Accelerated 12-month program

Our distinctive curriculum readies you with the technical chops to deploy the right data science tools and the managerial skills to lead organizational change.

World-class UC Davis expertise

You'll learn from faculty experts, introducing you to their network of senior executives, guest speakers and our Industry Advisory Board.

San Francisco Location

In the hub of the Big Data revolution, you'll benefit from our deep connections with San Francisco and Silicon Valley companies pioneering data technologies and practice.

Experiential, hands-on learning

From day one of the program, you’ll join a team to tackle a real-world corporate analytics project with a faculty mentor. The project runs the duration of the program.

Convenient class schedule

Classes meet Fridays and Saturdays, with additional progamming on most Tuesdays so you can effectively balance your other professional and personal responsibilities.

2019 Class Profile


Average Years of Work Experience 


Number of Incoming Students 


Average Age


GMAT Mid-80%


Median Undergraduate GPA 

Student Perspectives

"I joined the MSBA program because it supports a good blend of academic learning and instantaneous practical application through the practicum projects."

Shreya Surana MSBA 18

“Part of the benefit of a business analytics degree located in the heart of the world’s innovation hub is that I have opportunity to interact with and investigate many unique industries that are keen to use data in new and meaningful ways.”

Scott Virshup MSBA 18 

"The UC Davis MSBA program is unique because it’s situated in the heart of downtown San Francisco. The opportunities to interact with industry members and to witness the many applications of data science are really incredible.”

Sarah Gustafson MSBA 18 

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