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Master of Science in Business Analytics
Master of Science in Business Analytics

The mission of the  Master of Science Program in Business Analytics (M.S. in Business Analytics) at Benedictine University is to leverage information technology and business thinking to turn data into actional intelligence.

Our graduate business analytics program is a STEM-designated program with CIP code 52.1399 Management Science and Qualitative Methods.

Learning Goals for the M.S. in Business Analytics

Students will be expected to:

  1. Demonstrate leadership and ethical decision-making in situations that may be structured, unstructured, and/or ambiguous.
  2. Demonstrate quantitatve and qualitative skills in analyzing business problems.
  3. Integrate information technologies with data science methods to extract value from data
  4. Communicate results of analysis in written, oral, and visual ways to a variety of audiences: technical and non-technical.
Why enroll in our M.S. in Business Analytics program?

Our program's commitment to individual development is the basis for the professional achievements of its graduates. This approace gives students a unique opportuity to interct with graduate students in all our business and ma

The educational approach of the program emphasizes practical appication of technical tools and management theories to a variety of hypotheical and real-life data problems. Students gain an appreciation for the complexity of challenges associated with business analytics through group interaction, comprehensive projects, case analysis, research, and active paticipation in the sharing of individual experiences. This variety of teaching methods prepares students to be leaders in the 21st century.

Program Format

The program's classes are ideal for those who seek flexibility in thier course schedules and plan to register as either a full or part-time student. Courses are taught in eight-week terms and are held one evening per week (Monday through Thursday) or on several Saturdays. some courses are also available online. 

The M.S. in Business Analytics program requires 33 semester credit hours of core coursework as well as nine semseter hours of foundation course work.  

Our courses are scheduled so that a student may complete the program in approximately two years by taking two courses per semester.


M.S. in Business Analytics Curriculum

Foundation Courses (may be waived, each course is 3 credits)

  • BALT 5101    Analytical Tools for Management
  • MNGT 5101 Organizational Behavior
  • ACCT 5100   Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

Core Courses (33 semester credit hours, each course is 3 credits)

  • BALT 5201 Programming for Analytics
  • BALT 6102 Business Analytics I: Predictive Analytics
  • BALT 6103 Business Analytics II: Prescriptive Analytics 
  • BALT 6401 Databases and Data Warehousing
  • BALT 6501 Data Visualization
  • BALT 6801 Business Analytics Capstone
  • MNGT 6401 Leadership and Business Ethics in a Global Environment
  • MNGT 6601 Project Management
  • MNGT 6701 Buisness Intelligence

For more information about this program please send inquires to

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5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532