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MS Admission Comparison

Compare our demanding, full-time MS programs in Business Analytics, Finance and Analytics, Information Systems and Marketing. In just a year, your career could be heading in a new direction.

 

  MS Business Analytics MS Finance and Analytics MS Information Systems Online MS
Marketing
Application Deadlines

April 1 - Deadline for international applicants and all applicants who would like to be considered for scholarship

June 1 - Final Deadline

Applications received after final deadline may be considered on a case-by-case basis

April 1 - Deadline for international applicants and all applicants who would like to be considered for scholarship

June 1 - Final Deadline

Applications received after final deadline may be considered on a case-by-case basis

April 1 - Fall deadline for international applicants and all applicants who would like to be considered for scholarship

June 1 - Fall Final Deadline

October 15 - Winter Final Deadline

August 19 - Fall priority application deadline.

September 8 - Fall final application deadline.

February 10 - Spring priority application deadline.

March 2 - Spring final application deadline.

Academic Year Begins  Fall (September)  Fall (September)  Fall (September) , Winter (January) Fall (September), Spring (March)
Program Length  15 months Full-time and flexible 24+ month part-time program 9 and 16-month full-time and flexible part-time program 24 month full-time program and flexible 36 month part-time program. As little as one year
Program Flexibility  No; cohorted  No; cohorted  Yes  Yes (full and part-time options, asynchronous)
Eligibility  U.S. citizens, permanent residents, H1/H4, and F1 visa holders   U.S. citizens, permanent residents, H1/H4, and F1 visa holders   U.S. citizens, permanent residents, H1/H4, and F1 visa holders   U.S. citizens, permanent residents, H1/H4 visa holders
Work Experience Required  2+ years preferred, not required  Not required  3+ years preferred, not required  None
Prerequisites  College-level calculus I, calculus II, and statistics, 4-year bachelor's degree  College-level calculus I, statistics, 3 onlineStatistics
Calculus I
3 online courses (or equivalent): linear algebra,
introduction to R, and introduction to Python. 4-year bachelor's degree 
College-level statistics,  programming language, 4-year bachelor's degree 4-year bachelor's degree
GMAT or GRE  Required  Required   Required   Required, waiver available
TOEFL  Required if first language is not English; may be waived under special circumstances.  Required if first language is not English; may be waived under special circumstances.   Required if first language is not English; may be waived under special circumstances.   Required if first language is not English
Average course size 25  25   30 20-30
Course meeting days M/W, T/T evenings; potentially Saturdays  M/W, T/T evenings; potentially Saturdays   M/W, T/T evenings; potentially Saturdays   Flexible (online)
Tuition
(2018-2019)
$1,312/unit 

$1,312/unit 
 
$1,193/unit 
 
$1,193/unit
Additional information STEM approved curriculum STEM approved curriculum   STEM approved curriculum 3-day on-campus residency required
Application Open online application  Open online application  Open online application  Open online application