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Check out our admissions process to make your application as strong as possible for our competitive 10-month master’s in business analytics.

Apply Yourself at McCombs

The MSBA Class of 2025 application is now closed. The MSBA Class of 2026 application will open this fall.

  • Getting Started

    Review program prerequisites and suggested skillset to determine if you're on the right path for the MSBA degree:

    - Program requirements
    - Program recommendations
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  • Review the Application Process

    Ready to start your application to the MSBA program? View our step-by-step guide to ensure a successful application submission.
  • Calling all UT Students

    Our bridge program is designed to ensure a seamless transition from undergraduate studies to a variety of specialized master's graduate programs offered through the McCombs School of Business. Apply when you’re a junior and launch your career with a master’s – just one year after your senior year. Open to all UT Austin undergraduate majors and zero work experience required.
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    For Our International Students

    International students in F-1 immigration status who complete Texas McCombs MSF, a STEM-eligible degree program, may qualify for an additional 24-month extension of STEM Optional Practical Training work authorization, following the initial 12-month period of OPT.

MSBA Program Readiness

Before starting your application, check out the MSBA program prerequisites to ensure you're prepared for the graduate program. 

MSBA Program Prerequisites

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with exposure to quantitative coursework related to at least 1 semester of Calculus and 1 semester of Statistics is required.
  • University coursework or professional experience in computer programming is required
    • Knowledge of C,C++, Python, or Java (with focus on object-oriented programming and data structures) is preferred.
    • Those admitted to the program are strongly encouraged to learn Python prior to beginning the program.

MSBA Program Preparation

For the MSBA program, the below are suggested to applicants. 

  • Coursework in Linear Algebra is strongly recommended. 
  • Helpful, but not sufficient for success in the program include: R, SQL, HTML, anything else that is not Python, C, C++, or Java  

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