For decades, the Krannert School of Management has used an analytical business approach to develop industry leaders. We specialize in developing students who aim to build upon their science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) backgrounds to establish, lead, and grow prominent organizations. The MS in Business Analytics and Information Management (MS BAIM) program will educate students in state-of-the-art information technologies and analytical techniques. The program is designed to enhance informed decision-making using data. The curriculum is rigorous and is geared to develop proficiency in the use of software tools and methodologies within the business.

Krannert MS Business Analytics & Information Management (MS BAIM) Highlights


1. STEM Certified Program

Krannert’s MS Business Analytics & Information Management program lives up to Purdue’s long history of science and engineering leadership by offering an education that is rich in analytical reasoning, statistical insight, and pragmatic business acumen. Graduates of the Krannert MS BAIM program are eligible for STEM OPT extension that allows them to work in the U.S. for 3 years after graduation.

2. Real-world Application

The MS BAIM Experiential Learning course (MGMT 690 Industry Practicum) provides our graduate students the opportunity to apply the knowledge from their studies in an applicable area via a thesis or project. This course is ideal for students that will pursue analytical-type careers (e.g. Data/OR Analyst, Data Scientist, Decision Scientist, Business Consultant, etc.) and it is designed to polish and integrate the knowledge and skills you developed from your masters-level coursework by successfully developing an analytics solution with an industry partner. Thus, most of your time will be devoted to working with your project teammates to provide the answers and deliverables specified by the partner. Click here to learn more.

3. World-Class Curriculum & Faculty

Krannert’s MS BAIM program has consistently been a top-ranked program not only in the U.S. but also in the world by various publications. In 2018 alone, Krannert’s MS BAIM program was ranked as #1 Data Science Master’s program in the U.S. by CIO Magazine, and #12 Business Analytics Master’s program in the world by QS World University Rankings. Masters in Data Science also ranks the Krannert MS in Business Analytics #8. Students are instructed by award-winning Management Information Systems and Quantitative Methods faculty who cultivate competency in current best practices of data handling and analysis.

4. International Student Body

At Purdue, a multifaceted international experience is grounded in your day-to-day interactions in one of the most diverse student bodies in the world. Purdue University ranks among the top universities for international student enrollment in the U.S. The Krannert School of Management is a place where individuals converge from diverse nations, backgrounds, and beliefs in a cohesive classroom environment that enhances the global learning experience, while also fostering an enriching personal transformation in our students. The current cohort is composed of students from 29 different countries and the door is always open for more!

Program Facts

  • Duration: 11 months (3 semesters)
  • Class Start Date: June
  • Total Credit hours: 36

Alumni Outcomes

97% of MS BAIM graduates have been placed in a job within 180 days of graduation.

Recent Krannert MS BAIM graduates have been hired at:

  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Avant
  • Bank of America
  • Deloitte
  • DiDi Chuxing
  • FedEx Services
  • Meijer
  • MGM Resorts International Operations
  • The Hertz Corporation
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Walmart eCommerce

… And more!

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Last updated May 23, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
June 2020
11 months
24,000 USD
In-State Residents: $24,300. Out-of-State Residents: $34,200. International Students: $47,786. All fees subject to change
Nov 15, 2019
Early Round: November 15. Priority Round: January 15. Final International Round: March 1. Final Domestic Round: April 1
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Start Date
June 2020
End Date
Apr 2021
Application deadline
Nov 15, 2019
Early Round: November 15. Priority Round: January 15. Final International Round: March 1. Final Domestic Round: April 1

June 2020

Application deadline
Nov 15, 2019
Early Round: November 15. Priority Round: January 15. Final International Round: March 1. Final Domestic Round: April 1
End Date
Apr 2021