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Master of Business Analytics: On-Campus

Join the Field of Business Analytics

The Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) program at the University of Dayton is for students interested in moving into this high-demand career area. Business Analytics represents a global growing need with employment opportunities readily available. Businesses and governments depend on the effective use of data through sophisticated analytical techniques. MBAN students at the University of Dayton learn key elements of the analytics process and are exposed to real-world applications.

The program can be completed in about 12-24 months. The curriculum provides intensive analytics coursework as well as a broad view of the analytics professional role.

The MBAN program is a STEM-designated program. Graduates of STEM-designated programs, like our MBAN program, are able to apply for a 24-month extension to their normal 1-year OPT, making for a total of 36 months (3 years).

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A Business Analytics Master’s With Ohio Roots

Since 1850, the University of Dayton has prepared aspiring leaders to pursue meaningful careers and perform meaningful service to their community. Today, our master’s in business analytics program provides aspiring analytics professionals from Ohio and across the country with the opportunity to earn a degree from an AACSB-accredited school in as few as 12 months.

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Earn your Bachelor's and a Master's Degree together!

The University of Dayton Bachelor's Plus Master's (BPM) Program (4+1) encourages high-performing UD undergraduate students to continue their studies and complete a Master's Degree at UD.

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Our Program's Philosophy

The program supports those changing careers or pivoting to new areas. It is designed for students from a wide variety of educational backgrounds as long as they have the interest and aptitude to learn quantitative and technical material, which is taught from scratch. The curriculum comprehensively covers the analytics process reflecting a balance between data handling and analytic methods and between technical and process skills. This is business analytics with a data science flavor. Students develop skills that are valuable to any functional area, organization, or industry thus broadening their opportunities.

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Courses and Electives

The master's in business analytics program can be completed in 12 months. The core curriculum comprises intensive analytics courses that teach the mathematical and programming skills you need to adapt to any analytics software. Other courses provide training in business intelligence, business problem definition and communication of analysis results. The program culminates with a capstone project in which you will consult with real business leaders to analyze their data and recommend a solution to a business problem they are facing. The MBAN curriculum is presented in 11-week quarters with the first term beginning in July. Successive terms begin in October, January, and April.


No GMAT/GRE Required

The master’s in business analytics program is designed to accommodate applicants from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds, including those without extensive professional analytics experience. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Bachelor's Plus Master's Program (4+1)

The University of Dayton Bachelor's Plus Master's (BPM) Program (4+1) encourages high performing UD undergraduate students to continue their studies and complete a Master's Degree at UD.

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Real-World, Capstone Experience

So, you worked your way through the curriculum and are loaded with new tool skills. The Capstone Experience allows you to put them to work for a real client in a live project. Over ten weeks, you'll write a proposal, solve a tough problem, and present it to the client. The course builds your analytics skills by putting them to the test, but you'll also have to manage your client, manage the project, and work within a team... everything your education has been working towards. Whether it is forecasting and optimization for a small retailer, producing data visualization for PGA golfers, or analyzing the cost to serve customers for a circuit board manufacturer, you will engage in analytics in action!


Department of MIS, OSC and Business Analytics

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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2130
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