M.S. in Data Science and Business Analytics atUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte Department of Computer Science

Course Commencement Date Jan , 2023 View all dates


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The Professional Science Master's (PSM) program in Data Science and Business Analytics (DSBA) is an interdisciplinary program at the intersection of business, computer and information sciences, statistics, and operations research
  • It is a unique blend of business acumen, data understanding, exposure to a diverse set of advanced analytics methods, and hands-on experience designed to help students apply learned knowledge to representative business problems
  • DSBA graduates are well equipped for employment in a wide variety of data-intensive industries, such as financial services, energy, retail/supply chain, or healthcare, where the need for business analysts with quantitative, computational, and sophisticated analytical skills is growing at an explosive pace
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  • University Rankings
    • #901-1000

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2020

    • #1001-1200

      - QS 2022

    • #801-1000

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #701

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #227

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 16,03,092
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 8,92,485
InsuranceINR 2,24,053
TransportationINR 1,20,313
Ed & Tech FeeINR 2,01,516
Safety and Security FeeINR 19,472
Health Services FeeINR 1,73,426
TotalINR 16,31,265

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 82.86


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 14ᵗʰ November 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

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CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree with a GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • In addition, prior to matriculation, the program requires:

    • A current working knowledge of at least one higher-level (procedural) language; and a familiarity with computer applications
    • A minimal background in mathematics is also required, including two semesters of calculus and one semester of statistics
  • Individuals who have worked at a high professional level in the computer industry or business may be able to substitute work experience for specific subject area admission requirements
  • Individuals without a business degree or business experience are required to complete an online business fundamentals course prior to enrolling in the program.


Marks - 83/120


No specific cutoff mentioned


Marks - 6.5/9


No specific cutoff mentioned


Marks - 115/160

Other eligibility criteria

The GRE/GMAT requirement may be waived for applicants who meet one of the following:

  • Hold a terminal degree (e.g., J.D., M.D., D.D.S., or Ph.D.)
  • Have successfully completed a minimum of two of the required courses in the Graduate Certificate in Data Science and Business Analytics with a GPA of 3.5 or above, and a letter of recommendation from at least one of the DSBA course instructors
  • Waiver from GRE/GMAT must be requested from the DSBA Graduate Program Director when submitting the completed application.  All waivers are at the discretion of the DSBA Graduate Program Director.  Applicants satisfying one of the above criteria may be asked by the DSBA Graduate Program Director to report GRE/GMAT scores.
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Submit statement of purpose and it should describe students experience, objectives for undertaking graduate study and research interests, if known

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application deadline

Important Dates

Jan , 2023

Course Commencement Date


Apr 1, 2023

Application Form End Date (Fall 2023)

Aug , 2023

Course Commencement Date (Fall 2023)

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.
Average Class profile for this course
Work Experience5 years
Bachelors GPA / Percentage3.38
GMAT Score Average603
Percentage of International Students22%

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