Business Data Analytics Graduate Concentration

for the Graduate Concentration in Business Data Analytics


department head: Cele Otnes

director of graduate studies: Jeffrey Loewenstein (MS) and Olga Khessina (PhD)

email: ba@business.illinois.edu


department website: https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/msba

department faculty: https://business.illinois.edu/people/


overview of grad college admissions & requirements: https://grad.illinois.edu/admissions/apply

college website: https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/


department office: 350 Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820

phone: (217) 333-4240


The concentration in Business Data Analytics is designed to develop managers who understand how to leverage data to innovate and make decisions.

The concentration is open to students enrolled in:

Business Administration, MBA

Business Administration, MS

Management, MS

Technology Management, MS


Graduate Degree Programs in Business Administration

Majors:

Business Administration, MBA (online-iMBA)

Business Administration, MS   

with optional concentrations: AccountancyBusiness Data Analytics, Business & Public Policy, Corporate Governance & International BusinessFinance, Supply Chain Management

Business Analytics, MS

Management, MS

with optional concentrations: Business Data Analytics, Finance, Corporate Governance & International Business

Technology Management, MS 

with optional concentrations: AccountancyBusiness Data Analytics, Business & Public Policy, Finance, Information Technology & Control, Supply Chain Management

Business Administration, PhD

Minors:

Information Technology & Control

Corporate Governance & International Business

Supply Chain Management

Concentrations:

Business Data Analytics

Corporate Governance & International Business

Information Technology & Control

Supply Chain Management

Certificates:

Digital Marketing, CERT

Entrepreneurship & Strategic Innovation, CERT

Financial Management, CERT

Global Challenges in Business, CERT

Managerial Economics & Business Analysis, CERT

Strategic Leadership Management, CERT

Value Chain Management, CERT

Joint Degree Program:

Accountancy, MS (iMSA) & Business Administration, MBA (iMBA)


Admission

Admission to the concentration requires a Graduate Student Request Form submitted to the Department and Graduate College and enrollment in a Gies College of Business graduate program or other graduate approved for the concentration. Admission is limited, and acceptance is considered based on a student's academic standing and space availability.

for the Graduate Concentration in Business Data Analytics


This concentration requires twelve graduate hours of Business Data Analytics coursework. Successful completion of the concentration assumes certain knowledge of business and prior coursework.
Admission to the concentration requires a Graduate Student Request Form submitted to the Department and Graduate College and enrollment in a Gies College of Business graduate program or other graduate approved for the concentration. Admission is limited, and acceptance is considered based on a student's academic standing and space availability.

BADM 554Enterprise Database Management4
FIN 510Big Data Analytics in Finance for Predictive and Causal Analysis4
BDI 513Data Storytelling4

Other Requirements

Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall 4
Minimum GPA 2.75