MS in Business Analytics Unfiltered: A Conversation with Current Students

Business analytics is one of the hottest career fields in the world. For example, data scientists, who help companies better utilize information, enjoy a projected 30% growth in employment by 2030, according to Forbes.

Regardless of your undergraduate degree, UB’s Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) can help prepare you for leadership roles across industries and organizations throughout the world. It features a combination of technical, managerial, data visualization and storytelling skills developed with input from corporate recruiters and industry experts. UB’s in-person program consists of 30 credit hours of graduate coursework that can be completed in just two semesters.

In our three-part video series Aaron Shaw, assistant director of recruitment, and Dominic Sellitto, clinical assistant professor and program director, have candid conversations with current MSBA students about the challenges and opportunities of the MSBA program.

Meet the MSBA Student Ambassadors Part 1

Meet the MSBA Student Ambassadors Part 2

Meet the MSBA Student Ambassadors Part 3

An international student from South Korea, Yoonjin Bae earned a BS in Management with a concentration in Management Information Systems from UB. Her classmate, Jing Ting Lin, a native of Brooklyn, NY, is also a UB alum, having earned a dual degree in Biological Sciences and Business Administration with a concentration in human resources. They provide an authentic perspective on numerous aspects of the MSBA program including:

  • Why they chose UB for their graduate studies
  • What kind of students will succeed in the program
  • The realities of team projects
  • Faculty accessibility and support
  • An in-depth look at the curriculum and comments on specific courses
  • School/work/life balance
  • Networking opportunities
  • Career services and support

To learn more about the program, set up a one-on-one session with Aaron Shaw, or to apply, visit the MSBA website.

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