Business Analytics

Program description

The first of its kind in Canada, Schulich’s Master of Business Analytics program gives students the tools and techniques to become experts at data-driven decision-making. The capstone of the program is a Major Research Project in which students focus on hands-on problem-driven research, normally while working on a 12-week project with a company. All Schulich MBAN students are awarded the much-coveted SAS™ (Statistical Analysis Software) certification upon completion of the program.

Admission requirements are an undergraduate degree from a recognized university with a minimum B+ average in the last two full years (or equivalent) of academic work, as well as a strong quantitative background demonstrated by course work in statistics, mathematics, economics, and research methods during undergraduate studies. Post-degree work experience is not required, however it is strongly recommended.

Students of this program will learn about/develop skills in the following areas:

• Learning skills required to apply advanced statistical analysis to gather and analyze data

• Understanding customer and transactional data

• Acquiring the tools to distil big data in a clear and concise manner to support decision making

• Developing proficiency in analytics tools, such as SAS

• Honing presentation, data visualization, and communication skills


Course website

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York University

Schulich School of Business


One year

Credential awarded

Master of Business Analytics (MBAN)

Program contact

    Telephone: (416) 736-5000


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