Earn your graduate business degree from Freeman.

Program Overview

In our STEM-designated, career-focused master’s degree program in business analytics, you will analyze real-world data sets and learn how to leverage your findings to make evidence-based business decisions.

You’ll be prepared to enter an in-demand field with analytics skills employers need.

Learning from our distinguished faculty members, you’ll be grounded in the practical application of business analytics to provide a seamless transition to your career. You’ll learn how to apply computing, analytic, and economic insight from data sets to manage, interpret, model and communicate results. You’ll enter your career confident to make significant contributions in analysis, problem solving, risk management, and strategic analysis and planning.

10 or 18 months

You can complete your degree on an accelerated schedule in only 10 months, or spread your coursework out over 18 months to allow for a summer internship.

3 Specializations

You’ll have the option to leverage your electives to earn a specialization in an area of interest, customizing your coursework to gain the expertise you need to meet your individual academic and career goals.

STEM Designation

The Master of Business Analytics degree program is STEM-designated, allowing international students to extend their training by 24 months if they work in their f ield of study.

Peyton Thompson, MANA '19

Tulane’s Master of Business Analytics program gave me the professional and technical skills to create a meaningful impact for clients from the start of my career.

- Peyton Thompson (MANA ’19), above right, digital consulting analyst, Accenture


Working directly with our industry partners, we created our career-focused Master of Business Analytics program so you gain the knowledge and skills that employers need most.  Through hands-on experience with real data sets and real companies, you’ll be career-ready as you present to industry experts in the fall and complete a semester-long project for a company in the spring.

You'll create visualizations using real-world data, all while making a positive impact in the community.

Real-World Application

You’ll learn data management in SQL, practice predictive modeling in R, build machine learning models in Python and create visualizations in  Tableau, all using real-world data. Learn more about our partnership with the New Orleans Police Department.

Be immersed in a semester-long for an organization like the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans.

Project-Based Courses

You’ll have the chance to apply what you’ve learned as you immerse yourself in a project for an organization like the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans. Your data findings will help influence important operational decisions.

Students engaged in action learning

Industry Connections

You’ll interact with industry leaders from day one through site visits to companies, sponsored class projects and events like the Tulane Business Analytics Colloquium.

The Master of Business Analytics is a STEM-designated, 10- or 18- month, full-time graduate program designed for recent grads and those seeking to advance or change their careers.

Comprehensive Preparation

When you read our curriculum, you’ll see the required skills listed in every analytics job posting – but that’s just the beginning of what you’ll learn in Freeman’s Business Analytics program. Our courses dive deeper to cover skills your employers may not even know about. You’ll learn the tools you need to analyze data and how to present your conclusions, preparing you to add value from day one.

Critical Skills and Knowledge

Master the skills employers need, like Visualization and Dashboard through Tableau, Data Exploration through SQL, Predictive Modeling and Python. You will be exposed to the endless applications of business analytics.


Expert Faculty and Mentors

You’ll work closely with our multidisciplinary faculty, who are renowned researchers and celebrated teachers with expertise in topics ranging from influencer marketing and ad placement to cybersecurity risks and supply chains.



You can leverage the expertise of Freeman’s  esteemed  faculty and  customize your education by using your electives to earn a specialization, gaining critical knowledge that enhances your value to prospective employers.


Fellowships and financial aid are available to qualified candidates. Learn how a graduate business degree can be affordable.


Employers urgently need to hire graduates with quantitative training and the analytic skills to interpret Big Data. With the skills gained in your coursework and industry connections through the MANA Advisory Council, you’ll be prepared for a career with any organization, traditional to cutting edge, or in any industry – banks, consulting firms, energy companies, financial services firms, healthcare organizations and trading companies. You’ll join our distinguished community of alumni, which stretches from New Orleans to Beijing and Shanghai, New York and Miami – and beyond.

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