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Tsinghua-Columbia Dual Master’s Degree Program in Business Analytics

Program Profile

Tsinghua-Columbia Dual Master’s Degree Program in Business Analytics (TCMiBA) was co-established by the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University and the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University in September 2014.

This program aims to develop interdisciplinary talent in the fields of management theory and cutting-edge information technology, with an emphasis on global vision and strong business analytical skills.

Students who have successfully completed the program will receive a Diploma and a Master's degree in management from Tsinghua University and a Master of Science degree from Columbia University.

TCMiBA is a full-time program that usually takes 2-3 years to complete. Students admitted to the dual degree program will study at their Home University for the first year, and through an expedited application process, enroll and study at the Host University for the second year.

Program Features

  • Collaboration between top China and U.S. universities

    The School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University is one of the world's top business schools, especially in the field of management, and the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University is a world-wide leader in the field of engineering and data science. The TCMiBA program combines the strengths of both universities. In addition, Columbia University and Tsinghua University have a long history of cooperation in a wide range of academic and professional fields.
  • Interdisciplinary approach to management theory and data science

    TCMiBA is a pioneer in developing an interdisciplinary education system that integrates data science and management theory. The program focuses on big data application in management, improving knowledge base in data analytics and modeling and enhancing management skills. This unique and forward-looking interdisciplinary approach will help nurture the future leaders of this century.
  • International education geared towards industry practice

    Students enrolled in this program have diverse backgrounds. During their studies, students have access to many internships and job opportunities in Beijing, New York, and other major cities in the world, which helps them develop global vision and practical abilities.

Students Voice

LI Quan

TCMiBA student of 2018 class

Tsinghua University has always been my dream university. I took the college entrance examination two years in a row but still did not get into Tsinghua. Now I'm finally here. After the opening ceremony of the university and the college, as well as the book receiving from the Dean and a series of activities, I kept thinking: as a graduate student of Tsinghua, what kind of person should I become?...

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SUN Zheyuan

TCMiBA student of 2018 class

It is my honor to be one of the first intake of students for the TCMiBA program. This means that I have the opportunity to study at the two top-notch universities in China and the United States, and learn through the different education systems of the two countries. In an era of exploding information, the demand for talents in data analytics is rapidly growing. Business analysis relies on scien...

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LI Xinyue

TCMiBA student of 2019 class

I'm Li Xinyue, a student from Tsinghua-Columbia Business Analysis double degree program in class 2019. Life in Tsinghua is happy and colorful. High standard lectures and college alumni sharing activities benefit me a lot. Birthday with other 24 classmates from the same program is full of excitement and love, and walking in the beautiful and historic campus is also a delightful experience. I am lucky to study in Tsinghua and to meet all my teachers and friends!

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