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Graduate School of Business
Philip H. Corboy Law Center
Lewis Towers Suite 630
Chicago, IL 60626
Master of Science in Business Data Analytics
Position yourself as a data-driven business leader—and your company’s data scientist—with an MS in Business Data Analytics.
The one-year, full-time graduate degree program will prepare you to make informed business decisions based on a targeted analysis of the big data available to business today.
Our MS in Business Data Analytics will provide you with specialized, hands-on knowledge of software tools and techniques for analyzing big data, statistical models, and their practical business application through real-world consulting projects.
The MS in Business Data Analytics has been granted a STEM designation because the curriculum includes courses in statistics, econometrics, computer programming and information systems, quantitative methods, and management science.
Under this STEM classification, international students can extend their training in the U.S. by working in their field of study. Students can qualify for a 24-month OPT (Optional Practical Training) Extension, bringing the total OPT time granted to 36 months.
Business leaders able to crunch big data are in high demand. A massive shortage of talent—between 140,000 and 190,000 people—with deep analytical skills is predicted by a McKinsey Global Institute study. The same study also projects a workforce gap of 1.5 million managers and analysts with the skills to decipher and translate data patterns for decision-making.
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999