MS in Business Analytics

DePaul University-International Study Centre, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

June 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 35,597

Course Accredited By

HLC

  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 7% scholarship
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.

Enrollment Cycles

  • June 2022
  • September 2022

 Entry requirements
 Postgraduate
 Standard GPP: 2-Quarter

  • TOEFL (iBT) 70 overall
  • IELTS 6.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 48-52
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo 95
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Extended GPP: 3-Quarter

  • TOEFL (iBT) 60 overall
  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 44-47
  • Pearson Versant NOT ACCEPTED
  • Duolingo 90
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 1-Quarter Extended GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 55 overall
  • IELTS 5.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 42-43
  • Pearson Versant 61-64 (no subscore below 37)
  • Duolingo 85
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 2-Quarter Extended GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 50 overall
  • IELTS 4.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 37-41
  • Pearson Versant 58-60 (no subscore below 35)
  • Duolingo 80
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 3-Quarter Extended GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 40 overall
  • IELTS 4.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 30-36
  • Pearson Versant 47-57
  • Duolingo 70
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 4-Quarter Extended GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 32 overall
  • IELTS 3.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) Not Accepted
  • Pearson Versant 36-46
  • Duolingo 65
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Core Courses
ACC 500 Financial Accounting 4
or ACC 502 Financial Accounting For Managerial Decision Making
env 506 Sustainability Science: Environmental Limits, Human Needs, & Systems Thinking 4
FIN 559 Sustainable Value Creation 4
GSB 595 Developing Sustainable Strategies: Practicum 4
MGT 515 Sustainability Management 4


Business Foundation Electives
ECO 509 Business Conditions Analysis 
GSB 420 Business Analytics Tools 
or GSB 519 Business Analytics Tools (formerly GSB420)
MGT 500 Leading Effective And Ethical Organizations 
MGT 502 Operations Management 
MGT 535 Change Management And Consulting 
MGT 556 Ethics And Leadership 
MGT 595 Social Enterprise 
MKT 559 Emerging Markets 


Interdiscipinary Electives 
ECO 423 Environmental Economics And Public Policy 
ECO 424 Microeconomic Theory 
ECO 425 Public Economics 
GEO 441 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) For Community Development 
GSB 650 Religious Ethics And Economics 
MLS 409 Environment And Society 
MLS 452 Business, Society AND Sustainable Development 
MLS 462 Topics In Business Ethics 
MPS 511 Sustainable International Development 
MPS 604 Special topics (environmental policy/sustainable source reduction) 
MPS 611 management Of International NGOs 
RE 798 Special Topics (Sustainable Building and Real Estate ) 


Core Courses 
Foundational 
GSB 420 Business Analytics Tools 4
or GSB 519 Business Analytics Tools (Formerly GSB420)
MGT 585 Fundamentals OF Business Analytics 4


Analytics 
ECO 520 Business analytics tools ii 4
MGT 506 decision Making For Managers 4
MGT 586 Data Visualization 4
MGT 588 Database Management Systems 4


Business 
MGT 587 Business Performance Analysis 4
MGT 598 Project Management 4
Capstone
MGT 599 Analysis OF Business Strategy & Capstone 4


Career Path Electives 
Students may choose any three elective electives from the courses listed below. However, they are encouraged to select meaningful course groupings that support career and academic objectives. The career paths below provide several groupings for your consideration. MGT 793 Management Internship may also be taken for one of the three elective courses. Please note some course prerequisites. 


Computer Science 
CSEC 440 Information Security Management (Formerly CNS 440) 
CSC 401 Introduction to Programming 
NET 411 Introduction To Computer And Network Systems (Formerly TDC 411) 
Other CSC, DSC and TDC courses as appropriate, with permission of MSBA Director 


Data Science 
DSC 480 Social Network Analysis 
IS 452 BIG Data & The Internet Of Things (IoT) 
DSC 411 Fundamentals Of data Science 


Economic Analysis 
ECO 511 Business And Economic Forecasting 
ECO 525 Strategic Decision Making And Game Theory 
ECO 541 Healthcare Data Analytics 
ECO 555 Managerial Economics 


Enterprise Risk Management 
ACC 500 Financial Accounting 
or ACC 502 Financial Accounting For Managerial Decision Making
FIN 555 Financial Management 
FIN 562 Risk Management 
FIN 565 Principles OF Risk And Insurance 
FIN 566 Risk Management Modeling 


Geographic Information Systems 
To be taken in order listed:
GEO 441 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) For Community Development 
GEO 442 Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for Sustainable Urban Development 
GEO 446 GIS Analysis Of Environmental And Public Health 


Healthcare 
MGT 510 Technology, Quality & Health Informatics 
MGT 559 Health Sector management 
MGT 566 Health Insurance & Benefits 


Hospitality
HSP 561 Managing Revenue To Maximize Financial Performance 
HSP 562 Hospitality Distribution Channels and Current Trends 
HSP 563 Hospitality Research Analysis & FInancial Metrics 


Human Resources 
MGT 523 Recruitment And Selection 
MGT 526 Compensation And Benefits 
MGT 535 Change Management And consulting 
MGT 555 Human Capital Strategy And Science 
MGT 584 Consulting Skills 
MGT 591 Fundamentals Of People Analytics 
MGT 592 Advanced People Analytics 


Marketing
MKT 525 Market Research 
MKT 530 Customer Relationship Management 
MKT 534 Analytical Tools For Marketers 
MKT 555 Marketing Management 
MKT 576 Effective Business Communication 


Supply Chain Management 
MGT 501 Strategic Supply Chain Management 
MGT 502 Operations Management 
MGT 507 Global Sourcing And Procurement 
MGT 509 Production and Inventory Management 
MGT 511 Transportation And Logistics 

Graduate

 Extended GGP (3 quarter) $22,269 CDM (College of Computing and Digital Media) 

$24,921 KGSB (Kellstadt Graduate School of Business)

Standard GGP (2 quarter) $18,566 CDM (College of Computing and Digital Media)

 $21,212 KGSB (Kellstadt Graduate School of Business) 

Pre-Sessional English (1-2 Quarters) $3,703 per quarter 

Direct Admission (varies by program) $21,859 - $35,597 

Estimated Room, Board & Fees $11,251 - $16,877 

Graduate Pathway Scholarship available upto $4,000 

Graduate Direct Admission Scholarships available upto $5,000 KGSB (Kellstadt Graduate School of Business)

 *Direct Admission Scholarship is available in each year.

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