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Your Career

Your Career

UC Davis’ globally ranked Master of Science in Business Analytics will put you in high demand in the ever-growing sector of the economy of data analytics. As an MSBA student you’ll gain learn how to harness the power of data and models for driving business decisions and organizational change forward across a variety of sectors.

You will be empowered with the tools and knowledge you need to succeed in an ultra-competitive business world whether your professional goals include working for a Silicon Valley tech firm or joining a Fortune 500 company.

Ranked No. 7 globally for value for degree, our MSBA program will help you achieve a career that reflects your strengths, skills, knowledge, passions and earning potential — bringing you ultimate success.

MSBA Class of 2020-2021 Placement Report

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Nearly all members of the UC Davis MSBA Class of 2020-2021 have landed job offers within six months of graduation. This underscores employers' continued high demand for our graduates, marked by the highest average starting compensation in the history of the program at more than $118,000 annually.


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Average Starting Salary


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(six months post-graduation)

Highlighted Employers for the Class of 2020-2021

  • Amazon
  • Meta
  • Blackrock
  • Seagate
  • Zendesk
  • Lending Club
  • Uplift
  • Sumo Logic
  • ZS Associates
  • Slalom Consulting
  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • Nordstrom
  • Sephora
  • Williams Sonoma
  • Hubspot
  • Nordstrom
  • Reef Technology, unicorn startup
  • AppFolio, Fastest Growing Company of 2020 in Fortune 100

Top Current Employers for All Alumni

  • Amazon
  • Meta
  • ByteDance Ltd.
  • Reef Technology
  • Google (Alphabet)
  • Tesla
  • LinkedIn (Microsoft)
  • Atlassian
  • Instacart
  • Uber
  • Expedia Group
  • PayPal
  • Zendesk

Some of the highlighted role categorization includes:
  • Senior/Business Analyst - Business Analyst, Business Optimization Analyst, Business Intelligence Engineer, Advanced Analytics Manager, Risk Analyst, Decision Analyst, Marketing Analyst, Logistics Analyst, Supply Chain Analyst, Business Analyst Manager, Senior Analyst, Interconnected Merchandising Insights Analyst.
  • Senior/Data Analyst - Data Analyst, Data Analytics Engineer, Associate Insight and Analyst, People Analyst, Analytics Manager.
  • Consultant - Associate Consultant, AVP - Lead Analytics Consultant - Home Lending Technology, Data & Analytics Consultant, Senior Consultant, Decision Science.
  • Other Roles: Data Engineer, Client Services Director, Software Engineer, Quality Assurance Engineer, Supply Chain Analyst, Technical Program Manager.