Weekend Executive Master of Science - Business Analytics & Information Systems

Application Process

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2020.

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Program Admission Requirements

Students are admitted to the MS in Business Analytics / Information Systems program based on the evaluation of their application in its entirety, including

  • Bachelor's degree with a 3.00 GPA,
  • GMAT, GRE or other standardized scores for graduate programs (e.g. MCAT, LSAT).
    • For students with 5 years or more of relevant full-time work experience in Information Technology/ Information Systems/ Business Analytics in U.S., the requirement of standardized scores may be waived.
    • Students requesting such waivers should provide information justifying such waivers based on the above criteria. Additional documentation may be sought when deemed appropriate by the program.
  • Language proficiency scores (for international students only) (e.g. TOEFL with a minimum score of 79) using TOEFL or IELTS or other standardized English tests as accepted by Graduate Admissions.
  • Statement of purpose
  • Relevant work experience.

The applicants must submit all the documents electronically during the application process through the Graduate Admission. Please upload all scanned or digital documents in PDF format only.

Select "Masters in Business Analytics and Information Systems (Weekend)" from the program list in the application process. 

  • Transcripts of all prior college level degree / certificate / courses
  • Curriculum Vita with relevant work experiences
    • Please mention the place of work, designation, start date, end date and project details. 
  • Statement of purpose
  • Statement requesting waiver of GMAT / GRE (if 5 or more years of experience in IT/IS field in the USA)
  • GMAT or GRE or other standardized (e.g. MCAT, LSAT) score (if request of waiver is not submitted)
  • TOEFL if the prior degree was not from an English speaking country
    • If you have worked in USA for five years and can show documentation of English writing you can request to waive TOEFL

If you are requesting GRE/GMAT or TOEFL waiver, please contact the Admission Director Barb Warner at bwarner@usf.edu requesting such waiver. 

Students are admitted to the MS in Business Analytics / Information Systems program based on the evaluation of their application in its entirety.

The USF Graduate School application fee is $30.

Financial Aid

Students are encouraged to explore tuition assistance programs through their employer prior to applying for federal tuition assistance. Providing educational benefits and reimbursements to employees is one way organizations are helping support the continuing education of their employees.

Students may also apply for a federal education loan through USF's Financial Aid website.

Graduate students are eligible for Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans. More information about these loans can be found here.

Post 9-11 GI bill for veterans

USF Ranked #4 in the Nation for Best Colleges for Veterans
The Post 9-11 GI Bill covers a large amount of the tuition and program fees for the MS BAIS program. The USF Veterans Service office serves veterans, active duty service personnel and members of the Selected Reserve, as well as the dependents of veterans who are eligible for benefits. This office can also offer guidance regarding educational benefits eligibility and assistance with forms and forwarding of documentation to the VA. Find out more information on its website.