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D'Amore-McKim's Experience Powered Learning

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Integrating classroom instruction and academic thinking with authentic, experience-powered learning is what we do best at D'Amore-McKim. It's an approach that expands your knowledge base, develops your creative mindset, and prepares you to meet the shifting demands of today's business world.

As a Master's in Business Analytics student, you can count on building your expertise through experience. You'll benefit from the rich experience of faculty who are highly respected data analysts, marketers, and strategic thinkers. And you'll explore the data of real companies through in-class case studies in ways that sharpens your thinking and builds your confidence.

Complete a project for a leading company or startup

Earn credits—as you expand your horizons

Capstone Project

Required. Apply your business analytics expertise and skill to collect, visualize, analyze, and manage data from a real company to address a challenge or question. You'll need to choose the right data, analyze it skillfully, and leverage it as you formulate strategic recommendations.

Data Initiative Lab

Elective. Solve client-centric challenges facing businesses and other organizations using data analytics and digital technology applications. You'll gain experience delivering technical information to different audiences and enabling change within organizations.
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Global Field Study

Elective. Get intense exposure to the global business environment with this elective course, which immerses you in the business practices and culture of another country. MS in Business Analytics students may select destinations within the United States.

Gain non-credit experience

Some of your most meaningful learning can happen outside your formal curriculum—take advantage of these non-credit opportunities to expand your knowledge base.

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Bloomberg Business Lab

Access almost any piece of information you need about global markets and business using the powerful research and analysis tools leveraged by the financial services industry.


Participate in real-world data challenges to strengthen your skills and connect with a powerful network of like-minded students as you explore data's infinite applications.
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Join a supportive network of students and engage in peer-to-peer mentorship to apply data to strategic business decision-making. Participate as an expert or as a member.

Female Leaders

Join a supportive group where women challenge convention, push boundaries, and lead with impact. Connect with them on WhatsApp.
Emalie Hermans and Bailey Kane, both college of engineering students graduating in 2019, work in the IDEA lab in Hayden Hall

IDEA Student-Led Venture Accelerator

Get comprehensive support to bring your big idea to market—or volunteer to coach budding startups on finance, marketing, or business strategy.


The search for meaningful work experience can be challenging, especially when juggling a busy class schedule. A micro-internship may be the answer you're looking for.
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Virtual Work Experience

Virtual work experiences allow you to “work” for a real firm, but in a simulated format—so you can build your skills and your personal brand and explore what your day-to-day could look like working in different industries.