MS in Business Analytics

Become a big data specialist—a competitive advantage in every aspect of business.

With an MS in Business Analytics, you’ll be able to strategically position yourself as a brand analytics manager, e-commerce project manager, web metrics analyst, or a consultant to senior decision makers. You’ll be in demand as businesses around the world seek to leverage data to innovate and stay competitive. As one of the first top-ranked schools to offer an MS in Business Analytics, Kelley sets the pace in this field.

Complete this 30 credit-hour degree in 15 months to three years, and graduate prepared to:

  • Make business decisions based on analytic modeling
  • Think strategically in management situations
  • Unlock valuable statistical information from any dataset
  • Develop analytical models to provide solutions across multiple business functional areas

If you have an undergraduate degree in business, economics, information technology, engineering, or statistics, an MS in Business Analytics can refine your focus as a specialist. If you have an MBA, this degree will help you develop more in-depth analytical expertise.

Application Deadline

August 1

Starting Term: Fall 2021

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Respected Degree

Upon graduation, you’ll receive a Master of Science from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business—the same degree students studying on the IU campus receive.

Typical Plan of Study – MS in Business Analytics

Year One
FallBUEX-C531Introduction to Business Analytics3
FallBUKD-C520Quantitative Analysis3
WinterBUEX-C533Data Warehousing and Visualization3
WinterBUKD-C580Operations Management3
SpringBUEX-C534Simulation and Optimization for Business Analytics3
SpringBUKD-C527Business Econometrics3
SummerBUKD-C528Predictive Analytics for Business Strategy3
SummerBUEX-C535Developing Value through Business Analytics Applications
Prerequisite course: C534


Year Two
FallBUKD-C565Thinking Strategically: Game Theory and Business Strategy3
FallBUKD-C570Strategic Marketing Management3

Total Credits for Program: 30

Note: Course schedule and term offerings subject to change. 

Course Descriptions

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