MS Comparison

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

 

  MS Business Analytics MS in Financial Analytics MS Information Systems
Application Deadlines

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

May 1 Final Deadline (Fall)

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

May 1 Final Deadline (Fall)

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

May 1 Final Deadline (Fall)

January 15th Round 1 Deadline & International applicant final deadline (Spring)

February 1st Final Deadline (Spring)

Academic Year Begins  Fall (September)  Fall (September)  Fall, Winter & Spring
Program Length  15 months Full-time and flexible 24+ month part-time program 12, 15 & 18-month full-time and flexible 24+ month part-time program 24 month full-time program and flexible 36 month part-time program.
Program Flexibility  No; cohorted  No; cohorted  Yes 
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  
Work Experience Required  2+ years preferred, not required  Not required  3+ years preferred, not required 
Prerequisites  College-level calculus and statistics, 4-year bachelor's degree  College-level calculus, 4-year bachelor's degree  College-level statistics, 4-year bachelor's degree, C or C++ programming language
GMAT or GRE  Required  Required   Required  
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.  
Average course size 25  25   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  
Tuition
(2018-2019)
$1,219/unit 
45+ units
$1,219/unit 
49 units 
$1,108/unit 
51-54 units  
Additional information STEM approved curriculum Optional internship program   STEM approved curriculum
Application Open online application  Open online application  Open online application