M.Sc. On Campus

Business Analytics

University of Illinois at Chicago

24 months
24738 USD/year
24738 USD/year
11870 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Business Analytics from the University of Illinois at Chicago combines foundational knowledge in data management and business intelligence, applied statistics, machine learning, and data mining, with knowledge of business functional areas, analytics applications in specific contexts, and understanding of analytics and information management practice and strategy in organizations.


The Master in Business Analytics at the University of Illinois at Chicago is targeted both at students with undergraduate degrees from business and other disciplines who seek specialized knowledge and training to work in increasingly data-rich business environments, as well as working professionals looking to develop business intelligence and analytics capability.

The distinguishing feature of the program is in the combination of data management, statistics and machine learning with understanding of business functional areas and processes,  analytics application to specific problems, and role of data and analytics in organizational contexts. The program emphasizes hands-on experience with current analytics tools, and experiential learning through capstone analytics projects with organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Database Management
  • Data Mining for Business
  • Analytics Strategy and Practice
  • Statistical Models and Methods for Business Analytics
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Investments

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Individuals from all baccalaureate fields are encouraged to apply. The exact course requirements will be determined based on an individual’s baccalaureate field and work experience. All applicants must have had the following background course work: mathematics through the level of calculus covering integration and differentiation, and statistics through regression analysis.
  • Tests Required GMAT or GRE taken within five years of entry into the program.
  • Letters of Recommendation Two required.
  • Personal Statement Required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12369 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    24738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12369 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5935 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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