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In our interdisciplinary curriculum, you’ll hone your analytical aptitude with courses in big data, predictive analysis, statistics, decision optimization, and the major programming languages.

Wide-ranging elective courses in statistics, marketing, operations, and business analytics teach you to apply analytics to real-world business problems and prepare you for high-demand careers in finance, professional services, information technology, and beyond. At Booth, we also offer you courses in this space that you won’t find at other top business schools, including Health-Care Data Analytics and the Health-Care Analytics Laboratory.

Choose Your Courses

To complete a concentration in business analytics, you’ll choose five courses in the discipline. Here are just a few of the options.

To see more business analytics courses, visit our course catalog and search by concentration area for your program of interest.

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Our Distinguished Faculty in This Area

Our business analytics faculty members make pathbreaking discoveries in everything from data mining and machine learning to the delivery of health-care services and the mathematical modeling of systems under uncertainty.

Spotlight on Research

The research insights of our business analytics faculty appear regularly in publications, including Chicago Booth Review.

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Learn from Industry Experts

Faculty members at Booth are connected to some of the most important leaders across industry. Our faculty regularly invite these leading practitioners and influencers to speak to students in the Booth classroom, providing you with greater access to learn, network, and grow.

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Beyond the Classroom

Develop your skills, meet new people, and build a dynamic network. As an MBA student in business analytics at Booth, you’ll have many opportunities to get involved in student groups, competitions, and other activities.

Booth Hacks - Open to Full-Time and Part-Time Students

Booth Hacks hosts an eight-week program of specialized classes and other exciting events to teach Booth students the basics of coding. All Booth students are welcome to join, with no prior experience required. Booth Hacks’s mission is to encourage students to find new, innovative, and unusual solutions to problems through the fundamentals of computer programming with a focus on business-related web development.