From Data to Solutions

Master of Analytics

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No. 3 Graduate Program

No. 3 Engineering College

The application period for Fall 2024 admissions has closed. Fall 2025 admissions information will be available in Summer 2024.

In our immersive 12-month program, complemented by a strategic summer internship, Berkeley Analytics students emerge at the forefront of industry; leveraging their advanced data-driven analytical methods and leading-edge quantitative tools to become powerful decision-makers who create innovative solutions across diverse industries.

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About the Program


The Master of Analytics program is an in-person program with all coursework taking place in Berkeley, California in the San Francisco Bay Area, USA. The Bay Area is home to Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and the world's leading technology companies.

Program Timeline


50 hour Python Intensive


Core Analytical Methods Courses


Elective Courses + Analytics Lab


Internship (200 hours)

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Latest Methods for Decision Making

The Master of Analytics program teaches students the latest methods for data-driven decision making using tools such as:

Data Analysis


Risk Modeling


The Industry

These skills are used to solve complex business and industry problems in areas such as:

Pricing and Finance


Risk Management

Logistics & Supply Chain

Human Resources

Operations Management


The Berkeley Master of Analytics program is offered by the Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research. At Berkeley IEOR, we expand the frontiers of optimization, stochastics, and data science, enabling transformative decision analytics and technologies to solve grand challenges in transportation, supply chains, healthcare, energy, robotics, finance, and risk management.

Analytics is an enabling degree, bridging Operations Research and Industrial Engineering with crucial data skills.

#3 ranked IEOR Graduate Program in the U.S. (US News)

Operations Research

Operations Research refers to theory and methods for decision-making through data analysis, optimization, risk modeling, and simulation.

Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering includes design, analysis, and efficient operation of industrial and business systems. These can be applied in areas such as logistics & supply chains, service operations, capacity planning, pricing, risk management, scheduling, financing, and human resources.

Analytics graphic showing that operations research applies methods to industrial engineering to solve challenges with operations research

High Demand for Analytics Talent

In January 2017, there were 2.35 million Analytics and Data Science job postings in the US:

  • 500k+ in Finance and Insurance
  • 690k+ in Information
  • 500k+ in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • 230k+ in Manufacturing
  • 100k+ in Retail/Trade
  • 100k+ in Healthcare and Social Assistance

Of these job postings 67% were in Analytics and 33% were in Data Science.1

1PricewaterhouseCoopers Job Market Report, 2017

Job Openings: Data Science vs. Analytics

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Future Graduate Titles

  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Operations Analyst
  • Supply Chain Engineer
  • Quantitative Analyst


4 units practicum, 26 units coursework, and a comprehensive exam

Learning Goals Include:

Agile Analytics Development

Technical Communication

Project Presentation


Application Opens

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Application Deadline

Monday, January 8, 2024, 8:59pm PST

Application Process

Please read the Graduate Division webpages on admission requirements and policies. If you received or are a candidate to receive your undergraduate degree from an institution outside the United States, you will need to also read the section on International Applicants.

The application process is entirely electronic. Please do not mail any documents to the IEOR department. Materials mailed to the IEOR department will not be considered in the application review.

An application will only be considered complete and reviewable if all application materials are submitted electronically by the deadline and all letters of recommendation and official test scores have been received and verified. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Important Deadlines for Fall 2024 Admissions

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2023
    • Applications open.
  • Monday, January 8, 2024, 8:59 p.m. PST
    • Deadline to submit the online application. The online application portal will not allow applications to be submitted after this deadline. Ensure that your Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose, Personal Statement, Audio/Visual, and transcripts are complete when you submit the application, as these cannot be updated after submission. To guarantee that your application will be reviewed, please submit all required materials by the deadline.
    • Deadline for official GRE scores (and official TOEFL scores, if applicable) to be received in UC Berkeley’s application system. Keep in mind that GRE and TOEFL score reports typically take 10-15 days to be verified in UC Berkeley’s application system after they are sent to UC Berkeley. Please plan accordingly. The IEOR department will not take requests to verify GRE and TOEFL score reports after January 10, 2024, and we cannot guarantee that GRE and TOEFL scores verified after this date will be reviewed with your application.
    • Deadline for 3 letters of recommendation to be uploaded to UC Berkeley’s application system by the recommenders. We cannot guarantee that letters of recommendation uploaded after January 10, 2024 will be reviewed with your application.

Application Requirements

Note: Application materials can be submitted independently and in any order.


For more information about the program, see the IEOR Graduate Student Handbook and the Guide to Graduate Policy.

Please also view the information about tuition, costsand financial aid.