Saint Xavier University Graham School of Management

Graduate Programs

M.S. in Business Analytics

The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program at the Graham School of Management is designed to give students the skills and knowledge to become proficient in business analytics and to advance their professional careers in this exciting and fast-growing area.

Students in this program will acquire a broad and in-depth knowledge in all areas of business analytics and big data analysis:

Students will learn programming tools and data modeling necessary to analyze large and unstructured datasets that support business decision- making processes and improve business performance. Students in this program will discover applications of business analytics across a wide range of functional areas in various industries, including accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, operations management, retail, manufacturing, banking and health care.

Why Study Business Analytics at SXU?

The MSBA program at SXU is highly applied in nature; it integrates business strategy, project-based learning, simulations, case studies and specific electives addressing the analytical needs of various functional areas and industry sectors. Through the business advisory boards and partnerships with the business community, the program also provides students with applied projects and business data sets as well as access to career networks and employment opportunities.

The Graham School of Management also fosters partnerships with leaders in business and non-profit organizations to strengthen the students' experience. In addition, the Center for Experiential Education will provide a state-of the-art hands-on analytical lab experience. Students will have a chance to build mentor relationships with our diverse, committed and highly talented faculty and alumni with real-world experience. Please review the program requirements and course descriptions in the SXU Academic Catalog for more detailed information.

Joint Master of Science in Business Analytics and Master of Science in Finance

Students can obtain a joint Master of Science in Business Analytics and Master of Science in Finance degrees after completing the M.S. in Business Analytics courses and completing six more courses from Finance. for the list of eligible courses, contact Monzurul Hoque, Chair of the Department of Economics, Finance and Quantitative Analysis, via phone: 773-298-3616 or email: hoque@sxu.edu.