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Business Analytics (MS)

Business Analytics (MS)
Business Analytics (MS)

Become a data-driven decision maker

Through our master’s in Business Analytics program, you’ll gain the necessary techniques to turn complex data into solutions that drive business decisions for a wide range of industries. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to specialize in growth industries and occupations including:

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Health care
  • Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management

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 complete a total of 13 courses.

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of 2017 full-time employed Kellstadt graduates were in jobs related to their field

Learn from faculty who are experts in analytics

Gerald Aase, PhD, instructor and director, MS in business analytics facilitates research on process improvement, order picking and other warehouse management issues encountered by various business partners. In the classroom, he leverages the cases and data from his research with several Chicago companies in order to provide his students with real-world business problems to solve.

Alumni Network

Leverage DePaul's wide-ranging network of alumni and business leaders. Join the network of more than 63,000 DePaul business alumni.


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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