Business Analytics

Quebec CEGEP
Previous year's cutoff:
28.30 overall R-Score
Prerequisite courses:
  • English 603 (or French 601 for French CEGEP applicants);
  • DEC 200.B0 or 200.C0: Math NYA, NYB, NYC (competences 00UN, 00UP, 00UQ)
  • DEC 700.A0: Math (competences 01Y1, 01Y2, 01Y4)
  • DEC 300.A0: Math 103, 203, 105 (competences 022X, 022Y, 022Z)
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Ontario high school
Previous year's cutoff:
93.00% top 6 average
Prerequisite courses:
  • 4U English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school
  • 4U Calculus and Vectors
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other Canadian high school
Previous year's cutoff:
93.00% top 5 average
Prerequisite courses:
  • Grade 12 English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school
  • Grade 12 math (precalculus or calculus)
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

U.S. high school
Previous year's cutoff:
A- average in grades 10, 11 and 12
Prerequisite courses:
  • Courses must include: English; pre-calculus
  • Standardized Tests (Test Optional for Fall 2021):
    • ACT, or
    • SAT and two SAT Subject Tests (Subject Tests must include Math and any
      other subject).
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other
Previous year's cutoff:

While the minimum requirement for McGill is the equivalent of a B+ average, most programs will have higher requirements. See the complete admissions requirements for more information applicable to your situation.

Prerequisite courses:
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

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Overview

Today, business professionals, managers, and entrepreneurs need to be able to leverage the power of data collected by organizations across the world.  

The Business Analytics concentration bridges the gap between business leaders and technical leaders. This concentration pulls the best features of management majors and technical programs like data science programs. Students with strong technical skills will learn the business acumen required to succeed in the market, and those with strong managerial skills will get to learn the 'need-to-know' hard skills from data science. 

As a Business Analytics student, you will be trained in a diverse set of methods in analytics and tools to conduct analyses as applied in a variety of managerial disciplines. The Business Analytics concentration will provide you with essential skills and knowledge needed to navigate in the world of data. This concentration offers courses with a strong practical and applied orientation from a variety of managerial disciplines. Starting in Winter 2021, you can take advantage of MGSC 483: Experiential Learning in Analytics and apply your skills in social enterprises and consulting jobs.  


Careers

Business Analytics graduates can find work in all sectors of the market including healthcare, finance, operations, government, science, and technology.  The market is demanding analytics skills for a vast range of jobs, including: 

  • Financial Analyst
  • Business or Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Marketing Manager
  • Chief Technology Officer;

Faculty

The Faculty’s innovative programs and historic reputation for excellence continue to attract the most prominent professors from around the globe. 

Learn more about Business Analytics faculty


Possible minors

Minors are a great way to customize your academic experience. Many students use minors to pursue interests outside their major, while others choose minors to complement their degree.

Minors that complement this program:

Learn more about how majors and minors work


Related majors

Study similar majors: 

Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Check the full admission requirements for information about deadlines and whether supporting documents are required as part of your application. 

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