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The Master's Accelerator Program - Business Analytics (MSBA) at 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.
It 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.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.
The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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