Mendoza School of Business

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Earn a Notre Dame degree without leaving the Loop.

Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business has maintained a Chicago campus at 224 S. Michigan Avenue, affording students access to:

  • The second-largest central business district in the U.S.
  • 12 Fortune Global 500 companies
  • 17 Financial Times 500 companies
  • Major corporations such as Boeing, Kraft Heinz and Chase Bank

In addition, Notre Dame’s campus is only 13 miles from Midway International Airport and 18 miles from O’Hare, the world’s second busiest airport, affording you increased access to international business opportunities.

Degrees offered:

The Chicago campus serves students enrolled in one of three master’s programs:

Executive MBA

The Notre Dame Executive MBA program develops strong business leaders with strategic vision, a bias toward collaboration and a values based approach to decision making. These leaders are passionate about finding innovative ways to solve tough problems and are committed to driving positive change—both within their organizations and in their surrounding communities. Our students experience a rigorous and well-rounded curriculum that emphasizes values, personal responsibility and an ethical approach to managing critical business issues.

  • Program Length: 17 months
  • Average Age: 36
  • Work Experience: 14 years average

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MS in Business Analytics

The Notre Dame MSBA program equips actively employed business professionals with advanced techniques in data analytics and decision science. Our students develop expertise in areas such as data mining and visualization, statistics, modeling, optimization and simulation on data sets—all of which impact the operations, finance and marketing decisions for companies across industries. Candidates wrestle with ethical challenges of data management, including issues such as identity protection, privacy, ownership of information and corporate reputation. Through a capstone experiential consulting opportunity, our students work with live data and an actual client’s business challenge.

  • Program Length: 1 year
  • Average Age: 30
  • Work Experience: 2 years minimum

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MS in Finance

The Notre Dame MSF program provides actively employed financial professionals with the expertise to help organizations become more efficient and effective. Our students learn corporate financial analysis and reporting, working capital management and asset utilization to improve financing the firm. Candidates also develop expertise in M&A, investing and markets, equity valuation and derivatives. Because ethics play such a large role in our curriculum, our MSF candidates are well prepared to address ethical challenges associated with risk management, compliance and international finance. Our students master the program through a capstone experiential consulting opportunity that identifies the financial levers of an actual client’s business challenge.

  • Program Length: 1 year
  • Average Age: 29
  • Work Experience: 2 years minimum

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Our downtown location makes Notre Dame accessible from all over Chicago via public transportation—and places you within a short walk of a range of resources and attractions, including:

  • Grant Park, Millennium Park and the shores of Lake Michigan
  • The Theater District, The Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Symphony Center
  • Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago’s main public library branch
  • Dozens of restaurants and bars (like The Gage, Miller’s Pub and Italian Village)

To learn more about the programs offered at 224 S. Michigan Avenue, visit us in person or call 312-763-2339.