For Students


MS Analytics started in 2013 as a partnership between the Mays Business School and the Department of Statistics. It offers an executive style learning environment to working professionals who want to improve their careers. The lectures focus on real world case studies and utilizes the most relevant analytics tools. The program delivery is a blend of both face-to-face and live online education at the Mays Business School facility at Houston CityCentre.

Duration and Delivery

The MS Analytics program is a 5 semester part-time program designed for working professionals. The program is taught live online and face-to-face at Houston CityCentre on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

Real-World Applications

The MS Analytics program is taught by distinguished faculty at Texas A&M. The lectures are designed to teach the students how to apply what they learn in class to real world scenarios.


Important Dates

Deadline              Online interviews*

September 27           October 1-4, 2019

October 31                November 4-8, 2019

December 1              December 2-6, 2019

January 31                 February 3-7, 2020

February 28               March 2-6, 2020

April 1                   April 6-10, 2020

After April admission is on a space-available basis.

*Dates tentative and subject to change.  Available on a first come, first serve


Admissions to the MS Analytics Program is highly competitive. Interested candidates must meet the minimum criteria to apply:

  • Three years of full-time work experience
  • Strong academic background
  • Competitive GRE/GMAT Scores (May be waived based on academic performance)
  • Organizational support



Information Sessions

The best way to know more about the MS Analytics Program is by attending an information session:

  • Fall 2019 Information Sessions schedule will be released in August. Please check back again.



Students work with real data to build a predictive model as part of the program. The majority of them work with their organization’s data. Companies benefit tremendously from the capstone as it provides a great amount of insight. Students report that as a result, they have been tasked with leading divisions of analytics across the organization. Examples of capstones can be found here

The Aggie Network

The Aggie alumni network is one of the largest and most active alumni groups in the world with nearly 400,000 current and former students


The MS Analytics program continues to climb in the rankings. As of 2018, it ranks #12 among graduate programs in Data Science.


Company Sponsorships

Grow your own! The blend of statistical modeling applied to big data to solve business problems is the output of our program. Few degrees of this caliber exist. Refer an employee for a competitive advantage!

Return on Investment

The MS Analytics program cost is $65,00087% of our graduates saw an ROI within 1-5 years of graduation.


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