Fully immerse yourself in the Wake Forest community. At the end of your first semester in the online MSBA program, conditions permitting, you’ll have the opportunity to join your classmates on our Winston-Salem, North Carolina, campus for a two-day, in-person “Deacon Weekend”—so named for the Wake Forest mascot, the Demon Deacon. You can grow your network by connecting with other business and analytics professionals, experience campus, and meet key faculty and staff.
Master's in Business Analytics (MSBA)—Online
Earn Your MSBA Online from Top-Ranked Wake Forest
Become an In-Demand Analytics Expert
Successful organizations in nearly every industry rely on professionals who can make data-driven decisions that inspire innovation, improve efficiencies, and influence teams and organizations. Empower yourself with the analytical, technology, and management skills to become a leader of tomorrow.
Online Business Analytics Program Highlights
Working professionals, prepare to shape the future of business with data. Learn from industry experts who use current market developments to keep the curriculum cutting edge. The online Wake Forest MSBA equips you with strong quantitative capabilities plus marketable skills required by top employers. Your first two courses will cover the basics of probability, statistical modeling, and analytics software to ensure you have the foundational knowledge needed to succeed in the program.
Enhance Your Problem-Solving Ability
Train across the full spectrum of analytics methodologies. Through the use of real-world scenarios and current case studies, you’ll learn how to use data to solve the complex challenges facing businesses today.
Build Deep Analytics Expertise
Become proficient in descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics; identify opportunities to improve your organization with analytics; provide thought leadership on aligning the right tools and methodologies to solve business problems; and confidently articulate and advocate for the value proposition of data-driven decision-making within your organization.
Gain Strategic Leadership Skills
Become a leader who turns data insights into action. Develop communication, teamwork, and leadership skills, as well as an understanding of the responsible and ethical use of data for making better decisions and creating business and social value.
Tuition and Fees
$53,100, including fees
$1,000 nonrefundable deposit required*
Scholarships are available and awarded on a competitive basis—no separate application required.
*Deposit is applied to the first term's tuition.
Summer 2021 Term
Start Date: May 17
Apply By: April 19*
Fall 2021 Term
Start Date: September 6
Apply By: August 16
*To meet the needs of working adults, we offer flexibility around application deadlines. Speak with a Student Success Manager to learn about early, priority, and extended deadlines.
Weekend on Campus
What Our Graduates Are Saying
The great thing about the MSBA at Wake Forest is that it ensures the technical parts of the program are taught from a business standpoint, which makes it applicable to many different job types and industries.
Buchi Okafor, MSBA Graduate
Strategy and Operations Management, McMaster-Carr
Receive an admissions decision within 2 to 5 business days of completing your application and admissions interview.