Business Analytics

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 61.4 k Foreign:$ 61.4 k Deadline: May 15, 2025
170 place StudyQA ranking:1859 Duration:1 year

Our Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) will equip you to harness the power of data to make sense of complexity, find and articulate new insights, and lead your organization forward.

Notre Dame's MSBA is a one-year, 30-credit hour program designed to fit into your life as an actively employed working business professional. You will understand how to make strategic business decisions based on data, not anecdote. 

During the program and upon graduation, your ability to use data in complex business decisions will grow, helping you approach business decision-making more rigorously and confidently - while effectively communicating data findings to inform strategic business decisions.

Opening Module  (South Bend)  
Introduction to Business Analytics 1.5
Module I  
Data Management Tools & Techniques 2
Data Visualization & Exploration  2
Statistics for Management Decision Making 1   2
Module 2  
Business Decision Modeling 2
Data Mining Tools & Techniques 1 2
Statistics for Management Decision Making 2 2
Intensive Case Module  (South Bend)  
Integrated Analytics Practices             1.5
Module 3  
Data Mining Tools & Techniques 2 2
Ethics and Big Data Analytics 1.5
Financial Analytics for Business Decision Modeling 1.5
Predictive Analytics & Forecasting Models 1.5
Module 4  
Marketing and Customer Analytics 1.5
Emerging Issues in Analytics 1.5
Operations Analytics & Process Improvement 1.5
Social Media Analytics 1.5
Capstone Module  (Chicago/South Bend)  
Analytics Capstone Project  2.5
  • Resume
  • Interview (to be scheduled by MSBA admissions team for qualified applicants)
  • Official transcript(s) sent directly from the institution
  • Two (2) recommendations
  • One (1) essay
  • Official TOEFL, PTE, IELTS Academic score report (non-U.S.students only)
  • Active employment with a minimum of 2 years work experience
  • The admissions team reserves the right to require the GMAT
  • The application fee is $50.00* USD
  • Transcripts 
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL®)
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE®)
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS®)


  • Non-Profit Leadership Award: Fellowship offered to one student who leads in a non-profit organization
  • Mendoza Dean's Fellowships: Merit-based awards for students based on a variety of criteria including academic performance, business experience, leadership potential and unique contributions to the MSBA class. 
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