Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Master of Science in Information Systems & Analytics (MSISA)


820 N. Michigan Ave

Lewis Towers Suite 1200

Chicago, IL 60611

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Information Systems & Analytics (MSISA)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Information Systems & Analytics (MSISA) offers a strong focus on data analytics. In this program, you will gain theoretical and practical knowledge, in addition to hands-on experience in database modeling and management, data preparation, data analysis and mining, data warehousing, visualization, and applications of analytics while gaining experience with cutting edge methodologies, tools and technologies.


Students in the MSISA program will complete 12 courses. Time to complete this program varies typically between one and two years, depending on the number of courses taken each quarter. Courses are offered in online, hybrid, and in-class formats. You can complete your coursework with a mixture of class formats that works for you. Online courses are asynchronous, which means the weekly coursework can be completed according to your schedule.


Our Business Career Services team maintains relationships with area companies, ensuring that exciting and challenging internship opportunities are consistently available. Online classes make it easier to fit an internship into your schedule.


After completing your studies, you will be in a strong position to embark on a career related to the high growth Information Systems and Analytics industries. Typical positions include Data and Technology Consultant, Business Analyst, Information Systems Project Manager, as well as roles in areas such as Business Analytics, Database Management, Data Warehousing, Data Mining, and Corporate IS Leadership.

Graduates of our current programs work at diverse companies including Accenture, Aon, Aptitive, Boeing, Bosch, CME, Discover Card, Deloitte, Dyson, Epic Systems, GE, Morningstar, PWC, West Monroe Partners, and Wells Fargo.


The graduate program in Information Systems is ranked #34 of all comparable programs in North America, according to Eduniversal’s 2019 Best Masters Ranking. The Information Systems functional area in Quinlan has strong corporate connections to the IS community in Chicago and nationwide. Hands-on learning with SQL, R, Python, Data Visualization tools, and more.


You can participate in a number of active student organizations, such as the Graduate Business Student Association, Graduate Women in Business, or the Information Systems and Supply Chain Management Student Club.


Our dynamic faculty are experts in their fields, nationally recognized, and dedicated to teaching. They are involved in applied research and consulting to ensure that our curriculum remains relevant and cutting edge.


Begin the financial aid process by completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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