The Mendoza College plans to launch two new one-year graduate programs during the 2015-16 academic year.
Both the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) and the Master of Science in Finance (MSF) will be offered at Notre Dame’s Chicago campus, located on Michigan Avenue. January 2015 is the projected launch date for both programs.
MSBA is intended for working professionals in the initial phases of their careers. Its goal is to provide a rigorous education in applying analytical techniques to massive data sets in order to solve business problems.
Curriculum: 30 credit hours
Schedule: Every other weekend on Friday and Saturday
Format: Blended, with about 25 percent of classwork conducted online
Initial class size: 40 students
MSF will offer a comprehensive education in finance to students with diverse backgrounds with the goal of preparing them for advancement in finance positions in business and government.
MSF is suitable for those with little or no work experience, as well as working professionals seeking a graduate education in finance to help them advance in their current careers or switch careers.
Curriculum:32 credit hours
Schedule:Every other weekend on Friday and Saturday
Initial class size:40 students