• MS-Business Analytics Admission Requirements

    How to apply

    Hamline welcomes applicants whose professional work experience and academic achievements demonstrate they possess the potential to be successful with the rigorous quantitative and qualitative content of our MSBA coursework.

    Priority Application Deadlines

    Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Applications submitted and files completed after deadlines may be reviewed if space permits and enough time exists for a file review. International students are strongly encouraged to submit all application materials two months in advance of the priority deadline.

    December 1: Winter/spring semester
    April 1: Summer semester
    August 1: Fall semester

    Application Process

    To apply for the Master of Science in Business Analytics, please submit the following:

    • Online application (no fee for US residents).
    • A personal statement answering the following:
      • Please describe your reasons for pursuing a MS in Business Analytics at Hamline. What are your career aspirations?
      • Please describe what makes the Hamline program appealing to you. What skills do you seek to strengthen; what challenges do you seek to overcome?
      • Please describe your experience with programming languages and analytical software, including but not limited to Excel, Python, R, SAS, SPSS, SQL, and Tableau.
      • Please describe your experience with mathematics or statistics, either academic and/or professional.  
    • A résumé.
    • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate work. If your transcripts are in a language other than English, you must submit both the original and an official or a certified course by course English translation. Official transcript of a bachelor's degree must be from a regionally accredited college or university. These should be sent directly from the institution to Graduate Admission or provided in a sealed, signed envelope. Official electronic copies should be emailed to gradprog@hamline.eduHamline School of Business reserves the right to require applicants to have their academic records evaluated by an academic credential evaluator.
    • Two recommendation forms detailing your qualifications to pursue advanced study written by people unrelated to you who are familiar with your academic and/or professional history. These forms will be sent to recommenders you identify as part of your online application.

    Send remaining application materials to:
    Office of Graduate Admission
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue, MS-A1710
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    If you have questions or experience trouble completing the online application, contact Graduate Admission at 651-523-2900 or gradprog@hamline.edu.

    International Applicants

    For residents outside of the United States, please view the additional requirements for applying to Hamline University.

    Additional Requirements for International Students