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Business Analytics (MBA)

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Business Analytics (MBA)
Business Analytics student

Gain the skills and vision to drive business decisions

Using data to inform important business decisions and provide real-world solutions for companies of all sizes is critical to companies’ success. Through our Business Analytics MBA concentration, you’ll gain the necessary techniques to turn complex data into solutions for organizations in a wide range of industries.

You’ll be equipped with the tools to understand, manage and communicate analytics from ‘big data’. And you’ll learn about core business functions and master the skills that are at the intersection of business and data-science including:

  • Accounting
  • Decision modeling
  • Data visualization
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Statistics

All courses for this program are offered in the evening on the Loop Campus. The program can be completed in two years.

For international students: this program is a STEM-designated program, which can qualify you to extend your post-graduation stay in the United States.

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Study business data in the heart of Chicago

The Business Analytics master’s program is designed to meet the industry-wide need for financial professionals with exceptional data analysis skills. Study in the center of Chicago’s financial district, steps away from firms like Aon, Boeing, JP Morgan Chase and United Airlines.

Application Deadlines

Enrollment Quarter Domestic Student Deadline International Student Deadline
Fall August 15 August 15
Winter December 1 October 1
Spring March 1 February 1
Summer June 1 April 1

Admission Requirements

Submit an online application, essay, résumé and official transcripts.

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Required Courses

You’ll take 11 MBA core courses and five electives.

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of MBA graduates were employed, continuing their education or pursuing other goals within six months of graduation.


The median reported salary for MBA graduates was $86,000.

Alumni Network

Leverage DePaul’s wide-ranging network of alumni and business leaders. Join the network of over 74,000 DePaul business alumni.

Flexible formats to work with any lifestyle

Full-time Day MBA for early-career professionals or career changers. Classes offered during the day.
Evening MBA for established professionals in need of flexibility. Classes are in the evenings.


Graduate school is an investment in your future. Kellstadt awarded more than $3 million to incoming students last year. Learn more about scholarship opportunities available to you.

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Contact Information

For more information about applying, contact the Kellstadt office at (312) 362-8810 or

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