Business/Information Systems and Analytics MBA/MS

About the MBA/MSISA Dual Degree at Loyola

Combine an MBA with a MS in Information Systems and Analytics (MSISA) and acquire the breadth and depth of knowledge required of information systems and business data analytics professionals. This degree program addresses the growing demand for professionals who not only possess analytic skills, but also need to demonstrate an expert understanding of data's implications for an organization, its customers, and the industry.

Students completing the dual degree will earn an MBA with a specialization in information systems and a master’s in information systems degree.

MBA: Next GenerationQuinlan School of Business

Masters | Part-Time or Full-Time | On-Campus | Fall, Spring

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This program prepares you to be a data- and insights-driven business leader with the ability to think critically and communicate effectively, supported by a strong set of values to drive your business decisions and career. Designed for early-career professionals looking to advance in their careers, it builds on the academic rigor Quinlan is known for. What you'll learn prepares you not only for your next promotion, but for a lifetime of career success.

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Information Systems and Analytics MSQuinlan School of Business

Masters | Part-Time or Full-Time | Blended | Fall, Spring

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This program offers a unique blend of courses with a strong focus on theoretical and practical knowledge combined with hands-on experience in information systems and data analytics. Our cutting-edge curriculum emphasizes important skills and tools in the information systems and analytics space such as SQL, Python, R, Tableau, database and data warehouse modeling, data mining, data visualization, and data storytelling.

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Curriculum and Program Outcomes

While courses for the Business/Information Systems and Analytics MBA/MS program may vary from quarter to quarter, Loyola’s extensive Academic Catalog will always house the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies, degree requirements, and specialization or concentration options.

Additionally, this resource will provide Business/Information Systems and Analytics MBA/MS learning outcomes, showcasing the commitment to specific skills and growth graduates can expect to achieve following completion of the program.

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Costs, Scholarships, and Aid

Loyola University Chicago is committed to making your graduate and professional studies a reality. Our Cost & Financial Aid page can help better inform you about the costs and potential funding opportunities through scholarships, loans, and aid for graduate and professional education.

If you are a current Loyola undergraduate or recent alum, you may be eligible for a Returning Rambler discount. Learn more and see if you qualify on our Returning Rambler Scholarship page.

Tuition and Costs

The Business/Information Systems and Analytics MBA/MS is a dual degree program that awards separate degrees for each program completed. Therefore, cost will equal the summation of each individual degree program's tuition times the number of credit hours taken in that program. Some dual degrees may have shared credits that adjust the total cost of the program. Please view the following pages for more information on each individual program's tuition, and contact the Office of the Bursar with any questions.

MBA: Next GenerationInformation Systems and Analytics MS

For more detailed information about tuition and fees, and a breakdown of how these costs are calculated on a yearly basis, please visit Tuition and Fees from the Office of the Bursar.

Quinlan School of Business Scholarships

Dean’s Merit Scholarship

The Quinlan School of Business automatically considers each student admitted into Quinlan’s Next Generation MBA and MS programs for a Dean's Merit Scholarship. Eligibility is determined through a holistic review at the time of admission.

Graduate Business Student Scholarship

The Graduate Programs Office at Loyola University Chicago awards scholarships to Quinlan graduate students who demonstrate proven academic success and financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Please visit the Scholarships page on the Quinlan School of Business website for more detailed information about scholarships.

Application Process

Application Deadlines

The available start terms and corresponding application deadlines for the Business/Information Systems and Analytics MBA/MS are listed below. Please keep in mind that both the application and the required materials must be submitted by the specified deadline.

Fall: July 15
Spring: January 15

Application Requirements

Application requirements for the Business/Information Systems and Analytics MBA/MS include:

  • Official Transcripts

  • Resume/CV

Statement of Purpose Details

Recommended for applicants with a cumulative GPA under 3.0 and for applicants who may feel that one or more parts of their application is weak, the personal statement provides the admission committee with more insight on your candidacy.

Please discuss how Loyola’s Quinlan School of Business degree program and our focus on responsible leadership will prepare you to achieve your career goals. Your statement should be 2-3 pages in length, double-spaced.

Official Documents

Official transcripts are those that are sent directly by the college/university to Loyola University Chicago. Transcripts sent by the student to Loyola are considered unofficial documents, and while they may be utilized for initial review of your application, official transcripts are still required. Official documents should be sent by the institution to gradapp@luc.edu.

International Applicant Requirements

An official English language proficiency exam is required for international applicants whose native language is not English. If you have non-U.S. educational credentials, you are required to submit an official transcript evaluation. The transcript evaluation cannot be waived.

Please visit our International Applicant Requirements page for specific information regarding the application process for international students.

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