Mendoza School of Business

MSBA-Chicago Curriculum


In this program, you will learn to apply analytics techniques for Big Data including data mining, data storage and manipulation, data visualization, statistics, modeling, optimization, and simulation in a variety of business areas such as finance, operations, and marketing. You’ll also learn about the role machine learning and artificial intelligence play in a business context.

The program comprises an intense 30 credit hours over 12 months that provide a master’s-level understanding of business analytics and position you to use data to inform complex business decisions.

Opening Module

Introduction to Business Analytics

Module 1

Data Management
Data Visualization
Statistics for Managerial Decision I

Module 2

Decision & Risk Analysis
Predictive Analytics
Statistics for Managerial Decision II

Intensive Module

Integrated Analytics Practices

Module 3

Time Series Analysis
Ethics in Business Analytics
Machine Learning

Module 4

Unstructured Data Analytics
Marketing and Customer Analytics
Emerging Issues In Analytics and Big Data

Capstone Module

Analytics Capstone Project