MSBA – MIT SLOAN School of Management

Last updated on June 3rd, 2019

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Massachusett Institute of Technology (‘MIT’) is considered to be pioneering academic institutions not only in the USA but worldwide.

Campus and Location: MIT is located on the north shore of the Charles River Basin in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The campus is within 3 miles of two major interstate highways. It’s spread over 168 acres.

Faculty: MIT has an exceptional pool of students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and corners of the world. The foundation of MIT Sloan is laid down on teamwork and discipline and they never fail to inculcate the same in their students who are indeed the building blocks of the institution.

Duration: MS in Business Analytics (‘MSBA’) program enables the students to gain theoretical knowledge in conjunction with practical knowledge in just 12 months.
 

 

Coursework:

  • Fall Semester
  • 15.071: Analytics Edge (12)
    15.093/6.255/IDS.200: Optimization Methods (12)
    15.095: Machine Learning Under a Modern Optimization Lens (12)
    15.572: Analytics Lab (9)
    15.681: From Analytics to Action (6)
    15.003: Analytics Software Tools in R, Python, SQL and Julia (3)
    + Communications & Data Storytelling Seminar
    + Additional 12 units of approved electives (not required)

  • January Independent Activities Period (IAP)
  • 15.089: Analytics Capstone Project (24 units spanning IAP, Spring, and Summer)
    15.286: Communicating with Data (3)
    15.003: Analytics Software Tools in R, Python, SQL and Julia (3)
    + Communications & Data Storytelling Seminar
    + Analytics Career Bootcamp

  • Spring Semester
  • 15.089: Analytics Capstone Project (24 units spanning IAP, Spring, and Summer)

    Students must take a minimum of 27 units and a maximum of 48 units of approved electives

  • Summer Semester
  • 15.089: Analytics Capstone Project (24 units spanning IAP, Spring, and Summer)

 

Admission Requirements:

  1. Resume
  2. Essay Question
  3. Letters of Recommendation
  4. Academic Records
  5. Video Question
  6. Optional Option
  7. GMAT or GRE: There are no minimums for applying to the Master of Business Analytics program in any category.
  8.     GMAT School Code: X5X-QS-64
        GRE School Code: 3514

  9. TOEFL and IELTS:
  10.     MSBA TOEFL School Code: 3935

  11. Application Fee: MSBA Application Fee: $150

 

 
Class Size – 44
Women Candidates – 41%
International Candidates – 61%
Average Work Experience – 21 months
Average Base Salary of Students Accepting Positions in the US – $111K
Accepted an Offer by Graduation – 96%
Alumni base – 136k
Alumni clubs in the entire world – 125
Roles post MSBA – Business Intelligence Analysts, Pricing and Revenue Optimization Analysts, Insurance Risk Estimation Analysts and more.