Last updated on June 5th, 2019

The Duke MQM program develops data analysts with a broad business perspective, strong technical expertise, and deep command of business communication.

Duration: It is a 10-month Master of Quantitative Management (MQM) program Designed for college graduates with strong quantitative backgrounds, provides training in analytics and communication.

Faculty: Students are being taught by the same world-renowned faculty. The professors will use actual business problems, leverage interdisciplinary perspectives, and help you understand how data is currently being used to transform all areas of business.

The Curriculum:

Core areas

  • Technical: Learning tools that facilitate data analysis
  • Functional: Building expertise in the context of a specific industry or function
  • Critical thinking and communication: Knowing the right questions to ask and presenting insights effectively

Application Requirements

  1. Transcripts
  2. Questions and Essays
  3. 1-Page Resume
  4. Letters of Recommendation
  5. GMAT or GRE
  6. There is no minimum test score requirement.
    GMAT: Duke program code Q13-N5-51
    GRE: Duke program code 5156, and the 4201 Business Administration and Management Department name

  7. Application Fee
  8. A 125 USD non- refundable application fee, payable by VISA or MasterCard

  9. Interview Process
  10. Re-Applicants
  11. If students have applied to the MQM Business Analytics program in a previous year, you are eligible to reapply. Students will need to interview in the new cycle; the same interview policies apply to you as to other applicants.

    When re-applying, students are required to complete/submit:

    A new, full online application (make sure you address any gaps in your application and that you show progress)

    Short-answer questions

    Standard application essays

    A special re-application essay

    One new letter of recommendation, rather than the two required for first-time applicants

    Re-applicants do not need to resend official GMAT, GRE, PTE, IELTS and/or TOEFL scores to us unless your previous scores have expired.

  12. Non-U.S. Applicants
  13. All applicants are required to complete the core set of application materials; non-U.S. applicants have additional application requirements and instructions.
    • Transcripts and diplomas
    Applicants for whom English is a second language are encouraged to submit a score from an English proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE), but these scores are not required to complete your application.
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
    • Pearson Test of English (PTE)

Class Size: 137
Average Age: 24
Average Work Experience: 1.6 years
Average Undergraduate GPA: 3.55
GMAT Range: 640-750
Women: 42%
Minority: 41%
Undergraduate Institutions represented: 103

Jobs After Course:
Revenue Science Analyst, Strategic Analytics Analyst, Supply Chain Analyst, Trade Reporting Analyst and many more.
The MS in Business Analytics (MSBA) curriculum balances a depth of analytical training with a breadth of business knowledge.

Alumni Base:
Around 2,793 job opportunities were provided last year. The university has an exceptional team of alumni who provide the opportunities a student need.

They provide career coaches and sector directors who not only help you identify opportunities as per your interest and skills but also encourage you to recruit and gain relevant industry information.

“We don’t provide services and resources just to help students find jobs now. We want our students to leave Fuqua with career-building strategies and skills they can use throughout their professional lives.” — Sheryle Dirks, Associate
Dean for Career Management