Master's in Business Analytics FAQ

Quickly and easily find answers to common questions about our MSBA program.

  • Is the GMAT or GRE required? Can I submit my application if I have not completed a test yet?
  • Can the GMAT/GRE requirement be waived?
  • What is a competitive GMAT score? Is there a minimum score?
  • Does USD offer conditional admission?
  • What is the cost of the MSBA program?
  • What are the application deadlines?
  • How much post-undergraduate work experience is required?
  • Does the USD School of Business require math or business-related undergraduate coursework in order to be admitted to the MSBA program?
  • Can I have my international degree evaluated after I have been admitted?
  • If I attended USD as an undergraduate, do I need to submit an official transcript with my MSBA application?
  • Can I request an interview?
  • Can admitted applicants defer admission?
  • What happens if I am not admitted?
  • Is an English language proficiency exam required for international applicants?
  • Does the USD School of Business accept three-year bachelor’s degrees?
  • Can I have my international degree evaluated after I have been admitted?
  • Can I waive the TOEFL/ IELTS exam?
  • Are scholarships available?
  • Are any of my undergraduate classes I’ve taken at USD transferable to the MSBA degree?
  • Who would benefit from this program?
  • What career opportunities might be available to me through this program?
  • Can I study part-time in this program?
  • Can students in the program work while they attend school?